“Grit isn’t fixed like your height. Rather it’s something you cultivate, more like learning a new language.”
“Being afraid will limit you. And most importantly, it will limit your creativity. If you become afraid of what you are trying to do.”
“At its core, the story of Place is an eternal story, about the three forces that humanity needs to make art, creation, and technology possible.”
“The first thing to consider is that even if you have diverse interests, there is probably one core idea that holds everything together.”
“My worry is not that we are losing the ability to make up our own minds, but that it’s becoming too easy to do so. We should consult with others much more so than we imagine.”
“You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.” — Abraham Lincoln
There’s a lot of great stuff being created these days. Here’s some of the best of it.
“If you have one good idea, people will lend you twenty.” — Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
There’s always another idea.
Another thing to pursue, explore, or create. It’s a gift…and a curse.
Because with a constant flow of ideas that interest us and limited time to explore them, how do we choose which to pursue?
When we choose poorly, we drown in half-finished projects, wasted time, inefficiency, and regrets.
But we can tilt the odds of choosing the right ideas to pursue in our favor if we follow a few guidelines.
“The irony of a strong financial life is that you don’t really want it. You want what a strong financial life represents: options.”
“When people throw themselves into an activity for the sake of the activity itself, and not for some external reward, they tend to report long term fulfillment.”