I post quotes that I come across that make me think, challenge me, inspired me or are just plain fun.
What we ask determines what we find;
What we find determines how we talk;
How we talk determines how we imagine together;
How we imagine together determines what we achieve… David Cooperrider, Ph.D Appreciative Inquiry
“For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson
Reputation is what other people know about you. Honor is what you know about yourself.
November 2, 1949: Happy 64th birthday, Lois McMaster Bujold! The science fiction writer has won the Hugo Award four times and is the creator of the Vorkosigan Saga, a series inspired by the Horatio Hornblower books.
Do those things that incline you toward the big questions, and avoid the things that would reduce you and make you trivial.
December 2, 1958: Happy 55th birthday, George Saunders! As a young man, Saunders embraced the tenets of Ayn Rand, but he has since turned to Buddhism. This spring the author of Tenth of December gave an instantly iconic graduation speech at Syracuse University where he called on students to “err in the direction of kindness.”
Rugby is a game for Hooligans played and watched by Gentlemen, whereas Football is a game for Gentlemen played and watched by Hooligans.