Posted on Fri 14 August 2020 in Quotes

For every one of our failures, we had spreadsheets that looked awesome.

Scott Cook, founder of Intuit

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Rules from The Paladin Prophecy

Posted on Sun 28 June 2020 in Quotes

A recent game changer for my reading habit has been setting up Libby. Libby is a service that allows for ebook downloads from your local library. It’s really allowed me to work through some fun Sci-fi and Fantasy books, without paying for instant download via Kindle (which is dangerous …

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Posted on Sat 16 May 2020 in Quotes

“I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.”

— John Muir

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Posted on Fri 15 May 2020 in Quotes

“Be courteous to all but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. True friendship is a plant of slow growth.” – George Washington

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Posted on Thu 13 February 2020 in Quotes

“There’s a ton you can get in life if you’re willing to submit yourself to the mortifying horror of asking for it.”

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Parable of the Pots

Posted on Sat 05 October 2019 in Quotes

One fun story that I enjoy thinking about is what I call the pottery parable. The supposed story goes that a pottery teacher has two students. On Monday he tells the first student: “Your job this week is to try to create one perfect pot. Spend as much time as …

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Posted on Sun 29 September 2019 in Quotes

“The best way to overcome it [the fear of death]—so at least it seems to me—is to make your interests gradually wider and more impersonal, until bit by bit the walls of the ego recede, and your life becomes increasingly merged in the universal life. An individual human …

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Posted on Fri 19 July 2019 in Quotes

“Too much intention creates tension.”

– Moojiji

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Posted on Wed 26 June 2019 in Quotes

“There is nothing more revealing than to see a thinking person walking, just as there is nothing more revealing than to see a walking person thinking… Walking and thinking are in a perpetual relationship that is based on trust.”

— Thomas Bernard

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Posted on Sun 26 May 2019 in Quotes

“The secret to doing good research is always to be a little underemployed. You waste years by not being able to waste hours.”

Amos Tversky in “The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds” by Michael Lewis

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