Quotes for an apéritif to this week

IMG_2854“Half the harm that is done in this world is due to people who want to feel important.” (T.S. Eliot)

“Strange things happen to a kid when he grows up like I did. Relationships become…object-oriented.” (excerpt from ADM personal communication, 2015)

“Penetrating so many secrets, we cease to believe in the unknowable. But there it sits nevertheless, calmly licking its chops.” (H.L. Mencken)

“All loss is learning.” (ADM private writing, 2013)

“Imagination is its own form of courage.” (President Francis Joseph Underwood, House of Cards)

“Audit what’s fallen out of focus inadvertently.” (ADM private writing, 2014)

“You feel like you are burnt out or that you are on the verge of burning out, but in reality you are on the verge of deciding whether or not you will burn out.” (Cal Newport, via Reddit)

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