This is one of those things I’ll revisit and add to as I find words of wisdom that I like. I hope that my little collection of inspirations speaks to you.
The only real currency in this bankrupt world is what you share with somebody when you’re uncoolLester Bangs to William Miller Almost Famous
‘The world is so huge that people are always getting lost in it. There are too many ideas and things and people, too many directions to go. I was starting to believe that the reason it matters to care passionately about something is that it whittles the world down to a more manageable size. It makes the world seem not huge and empty but full of possibility.The Orchid Thief by Susan Orlean
The ferry captain and deckhand were leaning over the side flirting with the speedboat’s crew, a young blind dressed for the trip in a yachting cap and what appeared to be a couple of handkerchiefs held together by optimismThe Marseille Caper by Peter Mayle
Don’t be satisfied with the stories that come before you; unfold your own mythMevliana Rumi (Sufi Mystic)
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I intended to beDouglas Adams
Anyone who applies himself regularly, lengthily and energetically to a single project is certain, no matter what else happens, to encounter days of profound delight or unprecedented inspiration1:30 Time and the Art of Living
Find out who you are and do it on purposeDolly Parton