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Some Thoughts From Anonymous About Experience

“Education is what you get from reading the small print in a contract. Experience is what you get from not reading it.”

“Experience is about the cheapest thing a fellow can get if he’s smart enough to get it secondhand.” 59 more words


People who succeed have momentum...

“People who succeed have momentum. The more they succeed, the more they want to succeed, and the more they find a way to succeed. Similarly, when someone is failing, the tendency is to get on a downward spiral that can even become a self-fulfilling prophecy.”

Tony Robbins


Quote of the Day 4/21/14

“The trouble with most people is, they bow to what is called authority; they have a certain reverence for the old because it is old. They think a man is better for being dead, especially if he has been dead a long time.” 11 more words


A new battle, yet a war won

I am broken. Everyday is a new battle, but I am understanding that the war is already won. It was won by a man willing to give up everything for my wretched self. 38 more words


We need to talk about an injustice

We need to talk about an injustice…: http://youtu.be/c2tOp7OxyQ8

You need to see this. Please, dear reader, take the time to watch this in full.


"The Night in Question" by Tobias Wolff

Today I listened to Akhil Sharma reading Tobias Wolff’s “The Night in Question”. I will start with a quotation from Sharma’s conversation (on the podcast) with fiction editor Deborah Triesman: 416 more words

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