Intelligent individuals learn from every thing and every one; average people, from their experiences. The stupid already have all the answers.
Find something you’re passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it.
If I’ve learned one lesson from all that’s happened to me, it’s that there is no such thing as the biggest mistake of your existence. There’s no such thing as ruining your life. Life’s a pretty resilient thing, it turns out.
When you take risks you learn that there will be times when you succeed and there will be times when you fail, and both are equally important.
“The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word ‘crisis.’ One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger–but recognize the opportunity.
John F. Kennedy
Let us toast to animal pleasures, to escapism, to rain on the roof and instant coffee, to unemployment insurance and library cards, to absinthe and good-hearted landlords, to music and warm bodies and contraceptives… And to the “good life”, whatever it is and wherever it happens to be.
Hunter S. Thompson
It’s no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.