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  • Fitting in is more important than being right 
    by Alexander
  • Therefore to create is not only the most natural of things but also perhaps the closest to divinity we come in this life.
    by Alexander
  • “What is the universe? The universe is a symphony of vibrating strings … we are nothing but melodies. We are nothing but cosmic music played out on vibrating strings and membranes. “— Michio Kaku
    by Alexander
  • The currency of life isn’t money, it’s time.
    by Alexander
  • Seeking people’s approval is poverty. It makes you a prisoner.
    by Alexander
  • Do what you love, fight for what you love.
    by Alexander
  • All You Need to Know
    
    Here are four subtle signs you might be more anxious than you realize:
    
        Constant busyness
        Trying to find meaning in everything
        Black and white thinking
        Procrastination
    by Alexander
  • You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.
    
    — William Faulkner
    by Alexander
  • An ice cube walks into a bar and asks for a whiskey.
    - bartender
     Ice ?
    John 
    by Alexander
  • One of the laws of resistance is that the more that we avoid something, the greater the resistance becomes. Therefore, every time we put something off, the more difficult it becomes to do.
    by Alexander
  • The best climber in the world is the one who's having the most fun.
    by Alexander
  • the turbo handbook
    by Alexander
  • the piña collider
    by Alexander
  • "Risk is an essential need of the soul. The absence of risk produces a kind of boredom which paralyses in a different way from fear, but almost as much."
    
    Source: The Need for Roots​
    by Alexander
  • Happiness is simply the absence of desire... Happiness is not about the achievement of pleasure (which is joy or satisfaction), but about the lack of desire. It arrives when you have no urge to feel differently. Happiness is the state you enter when you no longer want to change your state.
    by Alexander
  • Υπολογιστικό νέφος
    by Alexander
  • "The brilliance of the stars would be invisible without the vast darkness of space behind them.
    
    Do not wish away the difficult portions of life. They provide the contrast needed to appreciate the joyful moments."
    by Alexander
  • Find your watermelon 🍉
    by Alexander
  • “If you are going through hell, keep walking until you reach heaven.” — Matshona Dhliwayo
    by Alexander
  • Is this project pulling me in or am I pushing it forward? Is this relationship pulling me in or am I pushing it forward? 
    by Alexander
  • To know how to wait and stay grounded is, I think, part of living well. To wait with appreciation for the process, and to tend to the process with appreciation.
    by Alexander
  • Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”
    Leonardo da Vinci 
    by Alexander
  • People follow incentives, not advice.
    by Alexander
  • “3 R's of Habit Change” 
    
    1. Reminder (the trigger that initiates the behavior)
    2. Routine (the behavior itself; the action you take)
    3. Reward (the benefit you gain from doing the behavior)
    by Alexander
  • If you plant the right seed in the right spot, it will grow without further
    coaxing. I believe this is the best metaphor for creating habits
    by Alexander
  • As the old saying goes, there are two kinds of programs: those simple enough to obviously have no bugs, and those complicated enough to have no obvious bugs. 
    by Alexander
  • “Me: Please let me sleep!
    
    Brain: Nope, we have to stay up together and go over every bad life decision we have made so far.”
    
    — Anonymous
    by Alexander
  • Being human is a condition that requires a little anesthesia
    by Alexander
  • The energizer bunny was arrested on a charge of battery.
    by Alexander
  • Low expectations are the secret to happiness
    by Alexander