“He is a man who has all my respect. He possesses a quality of…how to express it?…of shibumi.” “Shibumi, sir?” Nicholai knew the word, but only as it applied to gardens or architecture, where it connoted an understated beauty. “How are you using the term, sir?” “Oh, vaguely. And incorrectly, I suspect. A blundering attempt to describe an...
Envision, create, and believe in your own universe.– Delivering Happiness | Tony Hsieh
shepherding in greece
Mom: Elise...you need to get this banking internship. You're my last hope. Erin told me she now wants to be a shepherdess in Greece.
Elise: Mom. You know she's joking. She's running her own company right now.
Mom: You never know with Erin!
Elise: Mom. Erin hates animals.
Mom: You just never know.
good at math
Patrick: I heard he's really good at math!
Isil: Oh, well he's only top 40 in China.
Patrick: Yeah...only top 40 out of 1.3 billion people. Just putting things in perspective.
Fear is the disease. Hustle is the antidote.– Travis Kalanick
The little man said to the monster: I come from a terrible place. We tear...– Paul Madonna
People choose to be lazy. It is not as if laziness was suddenly thrust upon...– ECP
Snow! My favorite state of water!– FSN
pride and prejudice and shakespeare
Forest: I don't get why girls go crazy over Pride and Prejudice.
Erin: Have you read it?
Erin: You should! You could learn a thing or two.
Forest: I'm not a real big fan of Shakespeare.
Erin: I can't believe you just said that.
Your competitors don’t decide whether you’re going to succeed. Your...– Thomas H. Ptacek