When your house is burning down, you don’t worry about the remodeling.
Don’t miss the moment. It’s all we have
Self expression is the new entertainment, We never used to question why people sit on the couch for seven hours a day watching bad TV. Nobody ever asked, Why are they doing that for free? We need to celebrate [this desire to contribute for free] rather than question it.
The economic game is not supposed to be rigged like some shady ring toss on a carnival midway.
Increasingly, staying in the middle class – let alone aspiring to become middle class – is becoming a game of chance.
Other people need a full night’s sleep in order to function and be healthy and alert. But I’m different.
If you take care of your mind, you take care of the world.’
It’s not ‘What do I want to do?’, it’s ‘What kind of life do I want to have?’
Failure is not the opposite of success; it’s part of success.
There are almost no worldly signals reminding us to stay connected to the essence of who we are, to take care of ourselves along the way, to reach out to others, to pause to wonder, and to connect to that place from which everything is possible.
The more we refuse to buy into our inner critics – and our external ones too – the easier it will get to have confidence in our choices, and to feel comfortable with who we are.
Wearing something that you’re not comfortable in is the ultimate sin. It’s important for each person to discover their own style, and find something that is not trendy or too revealing or anything that would get in the way of working.