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- “Everything you can imagine is real.” – Pablo Picasso
- “We grow afraid of entertaining new ideas and the effort that this requires. We prefer to live with familiar ideas and habits of thinking, but we pay a steep price for this: our minds go dead from lack of challenge and novelty.” – Robert Greene, Mastery
- “No matter how busy you may think you are, you must find time for reading, or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance.” – Atwood H. Townsend
- “How to recycle pain: you take pain and you figure out how to use it again that is positive that makes you feel better and makes others feel better as well.” – Hari Kondabolu
- “Starting in early 1889, Rockefeller had complained continually of fatigue and depression. For several decades, he had expended superhuman energy in the creation of Standard Oil, mastering myriad details; all the while, pressure had built steadily beneath the surface repose. One could now see in his face the subdued melancholy of a man who had sacrificed too much for work.” – Ron Chernow, Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.
- “Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing – absolutely nothing – half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.” – Kenneth Grahame, The Wind in the Willows