Do you love this thing enough to not do it right now? Some people want to say, “I love it so much, I’m going to do it right now, no matter what! I’ve got to do this because I’m so passionate about it.” That’s easy! I’m asking the hard questions here. Do you love it enough to not do it right now? If now is not the right time, do you love it enough to set the foundation first? → Listen HereThe Overlap Technique, or: “Here’s the door— Take a letterpress coaster on your way out.”
I’d believed that solitude would free me and, alone and independent, I would make myself into the person I wanted…
Work is an intended activity that is accomplished through the will. A labor can be intended but only to the extent of doing the groundwork.
One thing that we know for certain is that chasing meaning is better for your health than avoiding discomfort.
My observation, which tends to elicit a range of responses, is that balanced people don’t usually change the world. If you want to be balanced, go and work at the bank and live for happy hour.
If you want to know my philosophy on sexuality, it is this: We are all burning buildings, teetering inches from collapse.
Nothing but the world’s champions / Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
"Moderate giftedness has been made worthless by the printing press and radio and television and satellites and all that.
A moderately gifted person who would have been a community treasure a thousand years ago has to give up, has to go into some other line of work, since modern communications put him or her into daily competition with nothing but world's champions."
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr., novelist (1922-2007)