"Nothing is a mistake. There’s no win and no fail. There’s only make."
"Don’t worry about problems that you don’t have. Don’t overthink and overplan."
But you see, this is life.
Really start to think about that.
Understand that this is it.
It won’t ever get easier, it will only start to fade away."
You’ll be told in a hundred ways, some subtle and some not, to keep climbing, and never be satisfied with where you are, who you are, and what you’re doing. There are a million ways to sell yourself out, and I guarantee you’ll hear about them.
To invent your own life’s meaning is not easy, but it’s still allowed, and I think you’ll be happier for the trouble."
"Something happens to every man or woman in their late 20s, and early 30s, when they look down at their hands and wonder what they’ve been toiling away at all these nascent years of early adult life. Work hard, then work harder, and you’ll have the life you want, we’re told. But 80 hour work weeks only seem to lead to more 80 work weeks, while the dreams we have of an easier life with friends, family, and a plot of land to call our own get tossed about in fevered shakes of an unstable economy. What almost no body tells you, is that if you can choose the lifestyle first, and figure out how to make money after, you have a much better chance at finding the life you want — mostly because you’re already living it, and adding to it, rather than waiting to cash in all your chips at once some day in the distant future."
"Uncurious people do not lead examined lives; they cannot see causes that lie deeper than the surface. They believe in blind faith, and the most frightening thing about blind faith is that it in turn leads to an inability, even an unwillingness, to accept facts."