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In each pause I hear the call (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

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The morning sun explored the half-shuttered skylight of the 40th floor stairwell (J G Ballard)

As if nervous of disturbing the interior of the apartment building, the morning sun explored the half-shuttered skylight of the 40th floor stairwell, slipped between the broken panes and fell obliquely down the steps. Shivering in the cold air five floors down, Richard Wilder watched the sunlight approach him.

J G Ballard (High-Rise)

Happy are those who are satisfied by life, who amuse themselves, who are content (Maupassant)

Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less (Marie Curie)

Another day goes by (Lene Marlin)

Complex decision making is a skill (Seth Godin)

Complex decision making is a skill. It involves instinct, without a doubt, but also the ability to gather information that seems irrelevant, to ignore information that seems urgent, to patiently consider not just the short term but the long term implications.

Seth Godin

You must live in the present (Henry David Thoreau)

You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each month. Fools stand on their island of opportunities and look toward another land. There is no other land; there is no other life but this.


Henry David Thoreau