Quotes, January 2016

“Being Loved: the feeling that another person properly recognizes and amply sympathizes with one’s buried distress.”
-Alain de Botton

“Remember, Grammar Nazis: It’s YOU’RE going to die alone.”
-Damien Fahey

“The need to be liked by people you don’t know – or like – should be treated as an illness like any other.”
-Alain de Botton

“If the school curriculum was shaped by contribution to future happiness, at least half would be on relationships.”
-Alain de Botton

“Ignorance is like sleep, your initial reaction is to be angry at the person who wakes you up.”
-Todd Marrone

“Failure is not an absolute measure. It is simply having achieved less than one felt oneself capable of.”
-Alain de Botton

“Art is advertising – just for important ideas and emotions.”
-Alain de Botton

“Stop raising awareness for things. We’re still not doing anything about the stuff we are aware of.”
-Gary Janetti

“The quality of any creative endeavor tends to approach the level of taste of whoever is in charge.”
-John Gruber

“The visionaries aren’t always the ones who have the ideas, they are the ones who can clearly communicate their ideas to others.”
-Simon Sinek