Society & Human Behavior

“In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs, it is the rule.”

Friedrich Nietzsche

“Everone carries a shadow, and the less it is embodied in the individual’s conscious life, the blaker and denser it is.”

Carl Jung

Learning & Education

“Learning never exhausts the mind”

Leonardo da Vinci

“We receive three educations, one from our parents, one from our school masters, and one from the world. The third contradicts all that the first two teach us.”

Baron de Montesquieu


“We’re forced into absurd lives, against which the only sane response is to wage a guerrilla operation of humour and lust and madness.”

Charles Bukowski, Post Office

“Life has got a habit of not standing hitched. You got to ride it like you find it. You got to change with it. If a day goes by that don’t change some of your old notions for new ones, that is just about like trying to milk a dead cow.”

Woody Guthrie

“He who has a why to live can bear with almost any how

Friedrich Nietzsche

Productivity, Habits, & Work Mindset

“If it’s your job to eat a frog, it’s best to do it first thing in the morning. And if it’s your job to eat two frogs, it’s best to eat the biggest one first.”

Mark Twain

“The first draft of anything is shit.”

Ernest Hemingway

“People do not decide their futures, they decide their habits and their habits decide their futures.”

F.M. Alexander

“Three elements must converge at the same moment for a behavior to occur: Motivation, Ability, and Trigger. When a behavior does not occur, at least one of those three elements is missing.”

B.J. Fogg

Strategy & Tactics

“Strategy is the art of making use of time and space. I am less concerned about the latter than the former. Space we can recover, lost time never.”

Napoleon Bonaparte


“It’s a folk singers job to comfort disturbed people and to disturb comfortable people”

Woody Guthrie