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A Distant Mountain

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“Something that worked for me was imagining that where I wanted to be was a mountain. A distant mountain. My goal. And I knew that as long as I kept walking towards the mountain I would be all right. And when I truly was not sure what to do, I could not stop, and think about whether it was taking me towards or away from the mountain.” – Neil Gaiman

Building a cathedral

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Three stone masons in the middle ages were hard at work when a visitor came along and asked them what they were doing. The first stone mason was hard at work, sweat beading his brow. “I am cutting this stone”, he grumbled. The second stone mason, though less distraught, responded with a deep sigh, “I’m building a parapet”. The third stone mason, replied with a radiant face, “I am building a cathedral that will glorify […]

Peter’s laws

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If anything can go wrong, fix it! (To hell with Murphy!) When given a choice, take both. Multiple projects lead to multiple successes. Start at the top and work your way up. Do it by the book… but be the author. When forced to compromise, ask for more. If you can’t beat them, join them, and then beat them. If it’s worth doing, it’s got to be done now! If you can’t win, change the […]

Neil deGrasse Tyson

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“The problem, often not discovered until late in life, is that when you look for things in life like love, meaning, motivation, it implies they are sitting behind a tree or under a rock. The most successful people in life recognize, that in life they create their own love, they manufacture their own meaning, they generate their own motivation.” Neil deGrasse Tyson

Your body is your home

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“It blows me away every time I walk into a nice home and meet its proud, overweight, out-of-shape owner. They just don’t get it. Your real home is not your apartment or your house or your city or even your country, but your body. It is the only thing you, your soul and your mind, will always live inside of so long as you walk the earth. It is the single most important physical thing […]