Category: Quotes

  • Attention Always Filled

    “Old George Orwell got it backward. Big Brother isn’t watching. He’s singing and dancing. He’s pulling rabbits out of a hat. Big Brother’s busy holding your attention every moment you’re awake. He’s making sure you’re always distracted. He’s making sure you’re fully absorbed. He’s making sure your imagination withers. Until it’s as useful as your […]

  • Holding a Grudge

    “Holding a grudge is a symptom of not knowing how you want to spend the gift of the day.” – Mike Maples, Jr.

  • That’s Who I Am

    “I developed a self esteem out of a couple of hard things. I knew I was a good father. I knew I was a good partner. I was good to those two people in my life. When we think about lying to people or not being good to people, we think about the harm we […]

  • Change Them Yourself

    They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself. – Andy Warhol

  • Ready to look foolish

    “Until you’re ready to look foolish, you’ll never have the possibility of being great.” – Cher

  • Every Strike

    “Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.” -Babe Ruth

  • What you stand for

    “Slavery, the Holocaust, the Movement for Civil Rights…this moment is but another in a chain of opportunities to choose what you stand for.” – LeVar Burton

  • It’s part of the landscape

    “Fear is one of the ingredients of being a human being. I want all of the ingredients in my life. I want to be a complete and whole person. That means….sometimes being really afraid. That’s ok. It’s part of the landscape.” – Elizabeth Gilbert

  • Don’t miss a step

    “I don’t give a fuck what anybody thinks. When you’re a race horse, right. The reason why they put blinders on these things is because when you look at the horse on the left or the horse on the right, you’re going to miss a step. That’s why those horses have fucking blinders on. And […]

  • Preoccupation

    “I’m always amazed at my commitment and preoccupation, obsession, with little bullshit aggravations. I know what is going on. I know why my brain does it. It’s sort of like the opposite of spirituality but seeks to serve the same ends. When things are terrifying and out of your control, which is most things, why […]