The forest was shrinking but the trees kept voting for the axe
For the axe was clever and convinced the trees that because his handle was made of wood.. he was one of them
— Turkish proverb /32 🧵
same beast, different animal
— Kobe Bryant /31 🧵
The happiness of your life depends on the quality of your thoughts.
— Marcus Aurelius /30 🧵
The snowflakes fall slowly to the ground; each flake to its proper place.
— A Taoist saying /29 🧵
A story is a map of meaning, a 'strategy' for emotional regulation and behavioral output.
— Jordan Peterson /28 🧵
There exists in the world a single path along which no one can go except you: whither does it lead? Do not ask, go along it.
— Nietzsche /27 🧵
Let us read, and let us dance; these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
― Voltaire /26 🧵
There is nothing in this world that can trouble you more than your own thoughts.
— @.LIVEpositivity /25 🧵
The people who publish misinformation online are only half the phenomenon. The other half are the people who eagerly swallow it because it supports some conclusion they want to believe.
— @.paulg /24 🧵
Only women, children and dogs are loved, unconditionally. A man is loved based on what he can provide.
— Chris Rock /23 🧵
Obstacles don't block the path. They are the path.
— Zen proverb /22 🧵
A culture that sees all people as flawed is compassionate and forgiving—a safe place that encourages creativity and independence.
A culture that sees people as either angels or demons is always full of fear, shame, and disgust—a terrifying place that encourages only conformity.
— @.waitbutwhy /21 🧵
If you believe it will work out, you’ll see opportunities. If you believe it won’t, you will see obstacles.
– Wayne Dyer /20 🧵
Study physics, mathematics, computers, microeconomics, game theory, and persuasion.
— Naval /19 🧵
Innovation is saying ‘no’ to 1,000 things.
— Steve Jobs /18 🧵
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
― Rumi /17 🧵
Of all resources, time is the most precious because it is the only one that is not renewable.
— Jean-Louis Servan-Schreiber, The Art of Time /16 🧵
You know the Singaporean. He is a hard-working, industrious, rugged individual. Or we would not have made the grade. But let us also recognise that he is a champion grumbler.
— Lee Kuan Yew /15 🧵
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.
― Mark Twain /14 🧵
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