Quotes, January 2013

“I am not what happened to me. I am what I choose to become.”
-Carl Jung

“Those who write clearly have readers. Those who write obscurely have commentators.”
-Albert Camus

“If you can tell stories, create characters, devise incidents, and have sincerity and passion, it doesn’t matter a damn how you write.”
-W. Somerset Maugham

Quotes, December 2012

“You should write the book you would want to read, not the one you believe you should write.”
-David Ritz

“We are interested in others when they are interested in us.”
-Publius Syrus

“A man generally has two reasons for doing things; one that sounds good, and a real one.”
-JP Morgan

Quotes, November 2012

“As a startup CEO, I slept like a baby. I woke up every two hours and cried.”
-Ben Horowitz

“Men sometimes confess they love war because it puts them in touch with the experience of being alive. In going to the office every day, you don’t get that experience, but suddenly in war, you are ripped back into being alive. Life is pain; life is suffering; and life is horror — but, by God, you are alive.”
-Joseph Campbell

Quotes, October 2012

“Gold is money. Everything else is credit.”
-JP Morgan

“Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions.”
-Albert Einstein