Do not let anything that happens in life be important enough that you’re willing to close your heart over it – Michael A. Singer.
Everything we call real is made of things that cannot be regarded as real.
– Niels Bohr
The difference between technology and slavery is that slaves are fully aware that they are not free. Nassim Nicholas Taleb
As I continue to work on my digital detox, I keep these words in mind. Part Two of the detox process, tomorrow.
Stop whatever you’re doing for a moment and ask yourself: Am I afraid of death because I won’t be able to do this anymore? — Marcus Aurelius
You aren’t pulled to success by destiny. You’re lifted there by those around you. So acknowledge their contribution, and bring them along for the ride. – Derek Sivers (from: Include everyone in your Success)
“Routine, in an intelligent man, is a sign of ambition.” – W.H. Auden
Music is at once the most wonderful, the most alive of all the arts — it is the most abstract, the most perfect, the most pure — and the most sensual. I listen with my body and it is my body that aches in response to the passion and pathos embodied in this music. – Susan Sontag