“There are no unique messages. There are only unique messengers.”
“Whenever I finish a work, I always feel lost, as though a steady anchor has been taken away and there is no sure ground under my feet. During the time between ending one project and beginning another, I always have a crisis of meaning. I begin to wonder what my life is all about and what I have been put on this earth to do. It is as though immersed in a project I lose all sense of myself and must then, when the work is done, rediscover who I am and where I am going.”
“I like beautiful melodies telling me terrible things.”
“A guy works all day, he don’t want to look at his plate and ask, ‘What the fuck is this?’ He wants to look at his plate, see a steak, and say ‘I like steak!”
-Pascal, in the film Big Night
“Religion is for those who don’t want to go to hell, and spirituality is for those who have already been there.”
“A rolIing stone gathers no moss.”
“No” simply means begin again one level higher.
“If you have trouble to make all ends meet, have less ends”.
“You don’t drown by falling in water; you only drown if you stay there.”
– Zig Ziglar
“True learning (as opposed to education) is a voluntary experience that requires tension and discomfort (the persistent feeling of incompetence as we get better at a skill).”
– Seth Godin, The Practice