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(Things I have borrowed, begged, and stolen from books, movies, conversations, etc.)


“Don’t take advice from crazy people.” —My aunt Esther

The key to my success was staying healthy and having a good woman at my side. —Stephen King

In the beginning of your career, in every job, people are always forcing you to be in the middle. —Albert Brooks

Remake the world, a little at a time, each in your own corner of the world. —Rick Riordan

I left the road and I was seeing double. But it sure was one hell of a ride. —Dylan

Practice is controlled failure. —Will Smith

Show me your friends and I’ll show you your future. If you hang with nine drug dealers, you might be the 10th. —John Hope Bryant

Rewards come in action, not discussion. —T. Robbins

Addictions are reactions to emotions we cannot handle. —J. Hope Bryant

If there were a map, there would be no art, because art is the act of navigating without a map. —Seth Godin

Perseverance and Delusion are kissing cousins. —Gary Vee

You don’t need a needle hanging out of your arm to be a rock star. —Dave Grohl

If you care too much, you’ll screw up every time. —Willie Nelson

It’s easier to stay out of trouble than to get out of trouble. —W. Buffet

When you really have the power, you don’t need to use it. —Rod McGrew

A timid trapeze artist is a dead trapeze artist. —Seth Godin

Get rid of “IF ONLY”… —Seth Godin

Careful who you got in your wagon. No one can pull but you. —Steve Harvey

Genius is 1 percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration.

If everyone’s your family, no one’s your family. –President Barack Obama

It ain’t what you make, it’s what you keep.

Don’t tell ’em. Show ’em.

The exhausted mind is obsession’s easiest prey. —S. King, Lisey’s Story

Stumbling is not falling. —B. Mckay (popularly attributed to Malcolm X)

If you board the wrong train, there is no use in going the other direction.

No trumpets sound when the important decisions of our lives are made. Destiny is made known silently. —Agnes De Mille

They all talk fast and they all think slow. —Mos Def

Don’t you mind people grinnin’ in your face. —Son House

But the freak masters perceive itches and come crab-crawling to scratch. —Ray Bradbury, Something Wicked This Way Comes

(on internet trolls) Just write ’em back, “Freak.” —Billy Driver

Nearly all men can stand adversity. You want to test his character, give him power. —Lincoln

What makes you so lavish that you can afford to spend every sober moment feeling angry and bored? — Ani DiFranco, “Come Away from It”

Why does no one admit their own failings? ’Cause they are still knee-deep in them. —Unknown

If you’re gonna doubt something, doubt your limits.

Those who are suspicious are always paid for it by finding what they expect. —Thoreau

Nature gives us shapeless shapes, clouds and winds and flame. But human expectation is that love remains the same. And when it doesn’t, we point our fingers and blame, blame, blame. —Paul Simon, “You’re the One”

I beg you to have patience with everything unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves as if they were locked rooms or books written in a very foreign language. Don’t search for the answers, which could not be given to you now, because you would not be able to live them. The point is just to live everything. Live the questions now. Perhaps someday far in the future, you will gradually, without even noticing it, live your way into the answer. —Rilke


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