Когда растёшь один, ты можешь либо чокнуться, либо развить чувство юмора.
When you tell someone how hard you worked to achieve your dreams, but you forget to tell them about your rich uncle, you’re giving them a complex.
The total amount of student debt exceeds 1.5 trillion now. The average college student graduates $28,000 in debt, and the Brookings Institute predicts that 40 percent of graduates will default on their loans by 2023.
What we hear the philosophers saying and what we find in their writings should be applied in our pursuit of the happy life. We should hunt out the helpful pieces of teaching and the spirited and noble-minded sayings which are capable of immediate practical application — not far-fetched or archaic expressions or extravagant metaphors and figures of speech — and learn them so well that words become works.
Слово дня: ensconce.
Now, Zuckerberg was ensconced in a massive building with a garden on the roof, part of an even larger campus that sprawled all over and was still growing.
A good society contains many different artists doing many different things. A bad society coerces artists because it knows that they can reveal all kinds of truths.
Слово дня: trailblazing.
There seems to be a certain guilt in our current culture associated with just taking time to do nothing, to relax, to leisure, to waste time, and to simply have no plans. But the truth is that, without these things, you are not going to get the most out of your work anyway.
It is better to take many small steps in the right direction than to make a great leap forward only to stumble backward.
This is the great lesson I learned from prison: Never take anything for granted. If you’re truly grateful for what you have, you’ll always be happy, and you’ll never need anything more.
“When someone seeks,” said Siddhartha, “then it easily happens that his eyes see only the thing that he seeks, and he is able to find nothing, to take in nothing because he always thinks only about the thing he is seeking, because he has one goal, because he is obsessed with his goal. Seeking means: having a goal. But finding means: being free, being open, having no goal.”
The whole point of the human experience is this:
• To serve others
• To enjoy the time you have
• To understand what love is
Слово дня: banter.
When I think of all the things I have said, I envy the mute.
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Слово дня: breakneck.
I should wish to die while still at work, knowing that others will carry on what I can no longer do and content in the thought that what was possible has been done.
An individual human existence should be like a river — small at first, narrowly contained within its banks, and rushing passionately past rocks and over waterfalls. Gradually the river grows wider, the banks recede, the waters flow more quietly, and in the end, without any visible break, they become merged in the sea, and painlessly lose their individual being.