It’s  so hard to forget pain, but it’s even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace.

Chuck Palahniuk (Novelist)

I have long understood that climate change is not only an environmental issue – it is a humanitarian, economic, health, and justice issue as well.

Environmental activist, Frances Beinecke

In times of change, learners inherit the earth, while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.
Eric Hoffer
The greatest value of a picture is when it forces us to notice what we never expected to see.
John W Tukey, Exploratory Data Analysis

Jean-Georges Vongerichten showed me the value in taking away, taking things off of a plate. … The more you put on the plate, the easier it is to hide. The more you take away, there’s nowhere to hide—it has to be good.

Chef Wylie Dufresne

A Conversation with Wylie Dufresne

The myth is that there isn’t enough time. There is plenty of time. There isn’t enough focus with the time you have. You win by directing your attention toward better things.

James Clear

If you’re willing to consider failure as a blessing in disguise and bounce back, you’ve got the potential of harnessing one of the most powerful success forces.

Joseph Sugarman

Don’t rush, but don’t wait. Act with urgency, but release yourself from the need to achieve it on a particular timeline. When you think longer term than most, you can think bigger than most.  If it takes years, start now.
James Clear
Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.
Epicurus – Greek philosopher