Quotes, December 2014

“Seems like too many people, public and private sector, are making a living slicing the pie rather than baking it.”
-Naval Ravikant

“The task is not so much to see what no one has seen, but to think what nobody has yet thought, about that which everybody sees.” –Schrödinger

“It seems like the people that are most expectant of you to respect and accept their beliefs are the first to shit on yours.”
-Sophie Gramme

“An argument in a couple: 2 people attempting to introduce each other to important truths – by panicked shouting.”
-Alain de Botton

“When I make fun of you, I strike just the right note. When you make fun of me, you’re an incredibly ungrateful asshole and you know why.”
-Alec Sulkin

“I do things knowing that my son will follow my example, and not my advice. Kids watch what you do, not what you say.”
-Tucker Max

“Hey kids if someone makes fun of you for thinking the Easter Bunny is real make fun of them for thinking Jesus is real.”
-Sarah Beattie

“Being a Cleveland Cavs fan is like watching Jurassic Park every night and cheering for the goat.”
-Rob Fee

“The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them.”
-Bernard Baruch

“Promise the future and you can steal the present.”
-Charlie Hoehn

“Despite its maddeningly vague, inarticulate form, anxiety is almost always trying to tell you something useful and apposite.”
-Alain de Botton

“What man actually needs is not some tension-less state but rather the striving and struggling for some goal worthy of him.”
-Viktor Frankl

“Yet, the same feminists who freak out about White nerds wearing sexist shirts or objectifying them or saying mean things on the Internet can barely be bothered to write about men who actually abuse women and celebrate it. When they do try to pick a bucket of water out of the ocean of rap misogyny, they harass someone who they think they can control, like Eminem–because he’s White–or some pop radio gimmick rapper. And when defensive White men try to point out rap misogyny to feminists, especially feminist rap fans, they get told, “Shut up White guy. You’re a racist.”
-Jack Donovan

“We accept the need to train extensively to fly a plane; but think instinct should be enough for marrying and raising kids.”
-Alain de Botton