Quotes

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Still – Pico Iyer

“In an age of acceleration, nothing can be more exhilarating than going slow. And in an age of distraction, nothing is so luxurious as paying attention. And in an age…

Reading – Matt Haig

“Reading isn’t important because it helps get you a job. It’s important because it gives you room to exist beyond the reality you’re given. Reading makes the world better. It…

7th generation principle

“The “7th generation” principle is taught by Native Americans and says that in every decision, be it personal, governmental, or corporate, we must consider how it will affect our descendents…

Be quiet – Franz Kafka

“You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen, simply wait, be quiet, still and solitary. The world will freely…

Emotions

Emotions people feel, but can’t explain: Sonder: The realization that each passerby has a life as vivid and complex as your own. Opia: The ambiguous intensity of Looking someone in…

Heroes – Roger Moore

“I regret that sadly heroes in general are depicted with guns in their hands, and to tell the truth I have always hated guns and what they represent.” – Roger…

Introversion – Anonymous

“Introversion has nothing to do with social anxiety, shyness, or fear of people. It just means that being around people is mentally and physically ‘draining’. Introverts can be extremely social…

– David Cain

“Imagine life getting ninety-some times more enjoyable. That’s what we’re leaving on the table when we leave our attention hanging on an internal dialogue by default. It’s not the world…