“Enjoy the power and beauty of your youth. Oh, never mind. You will not understand the power and beauty of your youth until they’ve faded. But trust me, in 20 years, you’ll look back at photos of yourself and recall in a way you can’t grasp now how much possibility lay before you and how fabulous you really looked. You are not as fat as you imagine.”
Read full text… Advice, like youth, probably just wasted on the young (Mary Schmich:Chicago Tribune)
“They explore humanity’s essential contradiction: the desire to be loved, no matter what the cost, no matter how painful the heartbreak.”
Originally found in Greg Kot’s October 2007 Chicago Tribune review of Radiohead’s ‘In Rainbows’, ‘Radiohead’s latest is a warm take on the desire to be loved’
Later to appear in the authors book, ‘Ripped: How the Wired Generation Revolutionized Music’.
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The quote is obviously a derivative of the well known Malcolm X quote “A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything.”
Blowing out someone else’s candle……
From the Tumblog ‘Love The More Excellent Way’
I was having my regular scan through my ‘Inspiration’ folder in my RSS Reader (sadly Google are doing away with Google Reader, so I’m jumping ship to Feedly) when I came across one of Leo Babauta’s regular nuggets of optimism at Zen Habits and a rather apt Churchill quote
“If you’re going through hell, keep going”
Leo goes on to explain how to get through those rocky moments.
“We’d like to think that making positive life changes is a straight line from beginning to where we want to go. But life has taught us differently.
Experience shows us that you can start a new habit (let’s say working out) and things go great for awhile, and then life gets in the way. Things get messy. Things fall apart. We have a few bad days, or a huge project to work on at work, or relationship problems, or a family crisis, or we get sick.
What do we do when life gets messy and our habits fall to the wayside? Well, give up, obviously.
Actually, I take that back. We tend to give up, because when things get in the way and we mess up on our habits, it’s a little discouraging, even depressing.
But it doesn’t have to be. There are a few things you can do instead:”
Read More… How to Stick to a Habit When Life Falls Apart
The quote comes from Doug Kaufmann, host of the popular health U.S. TV program Know the Cause but has a similar sentiment to the other oft used Albert Einstein quote, “Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”
Doug Kaufmann’s Know The Cause
From American author H. Jackson Brown Jr. via Brian Thompson’s Pinterest Pinboard ‘Inspiring & Motivational Quotes’. .