2017 September Quotations

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  1. “Everything you can imagine is real.” – Pablo Picasso
  2. “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
  3. “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
  4. “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
  5. “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.
  6. “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

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