Quotes, October 2014

“If you’re saying it, it’s about you.”
-The Last Psychiatrist

“Hatred is public demonstration of inferiority complex.”
-Paulo Coelho

“Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed. Everything else is public relations.”
-George Orwell

“That which can be destroyed by the truth should be.”
-P. C. Hedge

“When I was a kid I found a pocket dictionary that defined ‘bucket’ as ‘pail’ and vice-versa and realized that no one’s in charge of anything.”
-Daniel Kibblesmith

“The soft fascism of volunteers put in charge of other volunteers.”
-Jim Ray

“Your beliefs don’t make you a better person. Your behavior does.”
-Tucker Max

“Golf is a great sport if you enjoy getting angry at yourself while dressed like a prep school date rapist.”
-Julius Sharpe

“The classical virtues are all decision-making heuristics to make one optimize for the long term rather than for the short term.”
-Naval Ravikant

“Hiring a life coach is a great idea if you’ve ever thought “how would an idiot handle this?””
-Alex Baze

“There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.”
-Ernest Hemingway

“Rather than saying ‘I hate mess’, it might draw more compassion to say, ‘mess terrifies me as a harbinger of catastrophe’.”
-Alain de Botton

“When I look at my past…lots of mistakes, but almost every time I was right, everyone said I was wrong.”
-Erin Tyler

“Just because you’re an avid reader doesn’t mean you’re an avid understander.”
-Alec Sulkin

“When life gives you lemons, don’t act so surprised. The universe is indifferent to you and the lemons are ultimately meaningless.” -@SaddestTiger