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  • “Why was six afraid? Because seven ‘eight’ nine?”
    by Alexander
  • “The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page. “— Saint Augustine
    by Alexander
  • Ernest Hemingway once said, “Write drunk; edit sober”.
    by Alexander
  • “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” -Eleanor Roosevelt
    by Alexander
  • Don’t ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up. ― Robert Frost
    by Alexander
  • addictions
    It makes no difference if it's alcohol, marijuana, nicotine, caffeine, cocaine, or sugar. They're all drugs. In effect you're damned if you do and damned if you don't. It's all about moderation.
    by Alexander
  • When you say “yes” to others, make sure you are not saying “no” to yourself.
    by Alexander
  • An idea becomes pornographic when the idea of doing it is weighted more heavily than actually accomplishing what the goal or value sets out to accomplish.
    by Alexander
  • “Hate is a second-order effect of repressed pain, and identity is the second-order effect of an unhealed self.” by Zat Rana https://link.medium.com/ipoLzvZEX0
    by Alexander
  • The hardest thing about moving forward is letting go who you are now
    by Alexander
  • “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.” - Dr. Seuss
    by Alexander
  • The skill of writing is to create a context in which other people can think -- Edwin Schlossberg
    by Alexander
  • We are so deeply enmeshed in the mental state of “wanting,” we cannot shift to a state of “having.”
    by Alexander
  • To teach is to learn twice — Joseph Joubert
    by Alexander
  • καλά πλάκα με κάνεις!!
    by Alexander
  • https://towardsdatascience.com/dopamine-driven-development-c7ca63b5626c
    by Alexander
  • Everything you want is on the other side of fear
    by Alexander
  • Big challenges don’t trip us up. Little petty annoyances cumulatively throw our lives off-balance. Office politics at work, your commute, errands, meaningless news, gossip, tiny bouts of envy, social media, so it goes.
    by Alexander
  • The Triviality Trap
    “We’re all going to die, all of us, what a circus! That alone should make us love each other but it doesn’t. We are terrorized and flattened by trivialities, we are eaten up by nothing.” — Charles Bukowski
    by Alexander