And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

- Anaïs Nin

To make living itself an art, that is the goal.

- Henry Miller

It’s not the words that count, but the rush of what is said.

- Jack Kerouac

What is that feeling when you’re driving away from people and they recede on the plain till you see their specks dispersing?--it’s the too-huge world vaulting us in, and it’s goodbye. But we lean forward to the next crazy venture beneath the skies.

- Jack Kerouac

There is something brown and holy about the East; and California is white like washlines and empty-souled--at least that’s what I thought then. I’d learn better later.

- Jack Kerouac

I am a complete bum and I don’t feel like having my career interrupted by an iron discipline...more than anything else what impedes me from doing it now is that I still have a fantastic urge to travel through Europe, and I couldn’t do that submitted to an iron discipline.

- Che Guevara

I welcome the endless void of iterations.

- me

All of the really successful people I know have a really strong action bias. They just do things.

- Naval Ravikant

My humanity is caught up, is inextricably bound up, in yours. We belong in a bundle of life. We say a person is a person through other persons. It is not I think therefore I am. It says rather: I am human because I belong, I participate, and I share.

- Desmond Tutu

I find relief in realizing that I don’t have to stay mad at the injustices or cruelties I experience for them to be wrong.

- Mia Birdsong

The trick is to metabolize pain as energy.

- Julia Cameron

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