“You’re always the best investment. Don’t invest in others, until you have properly invested in yourself.”
“The directive to ‘find your passion’ suggests a passive process. Telling people to develop their passion, however, suggests an active one that depends on us — and allows that it can be challenging to pursue.”
“Psychotherapy is a tool for correcting our self-ignorance in a most profound way.”
“In moving to a new city, you get to decide what version of yourself you want to be as you embark on a new chapter of your personal journey. My chapter’s mantra was one very short word: ‘Yes.’”
“At the end of the day, what makes a YouTube video great? Like most treasures online, you know it when you see it.”
“For every moment you double down on something that’s not working out, you are forgoing other potentially valuable opportunities.”
“Do most people legitimately disagree with one another? Or are they merely conforming to supposedly dominant ideas? Though there are legitimate disagreements, we contend that modern American political tribalism has been artificially inflated by group-based conformity. That is, the moderate majority’s submission to the demands of dedicated partisans has created a mirage of polarization.”
“Once you’ve had a taste of effortless updates, it’s awfully hard to back to manual everything. So they didn’t. And neither did thousands of their peers. It just simply wasn’t worth it. The inertia was too strong. The old web, the cool web, the weird web, the hand-organized web… died.”
“Often when you think you’re at the end of something, you’re at the beginning of something else.” — Fred Rogers
Hits are never guaranteed.
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