Let me explain something briefly to boys. Gentlemen, nerd girls are the world’s greatest underutilized romantic resource. And guys, do not tell me nerd girls aren’t hot because that shows a Paris Hilton-esque failure to understand hotness.
Be not the slave of your own past. Plunge into the sublime seas, dive deep and swim far, so you shall come back with self-respect, with new power, with an advanced experience that shall explain and overlook the old.
The Chinese symbol for crisis is comprised of two characters: one indicating “danger,” the other, “opportunity.
The greatest mistake in life you can make is to be continually fearing you will make one.
Never despise small beginnings, and don’t belittle your own accomplishments. Remember them and use them as inspiration as you go on to the next thing. When you venture outside your comfort zone, wherever the starting point may be, it’s kind of a big deal.
“Instead of searching for inspiration, how about you search out someone to inspire.” – Tony Kim
Failure seldom stops you.
What stops you is the fear of failure.
It is really only in the age of the Blackberry that people can get a vivid sense of why monasteries were invented.
Alice: “Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?”
Cheshire Cat: “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to.”
Alice: “I don’t much care where–”
Cheshire Cat: “Then it doesn’t matter which way you go.”