Whether you think you can or you can’t–you are right.—Henry Ford
The signature of mediocrity is not an unwillingness to change. The signature of mediocrity is chronic inconsistency.—Jim Collins
He shook his head to clear it, but the world grew dark and angry and would not stay upright. The world did not like to be shaken. He understood that now.
Body parts telegraphed complaints from faraway places.
…he threw a glance over his shoulder and a pole ran into him.
government-run child farms. [schools]
The man had red cheeks and was divorced, although he didn’t know it yet.
disemboweled cars. [Referencing a junk yard]
His bacon tasted like nothing. Like a dead animal, fried. His eggs, aborted chickens.
Then she strapped herself into her pack.
The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win you’re still a rat.—Lily Tomlin
Live as you will have wished to have lived when you are dying.—Christian Gellert
Too many people spend money they haven’t earned, to buy things they don’t want, to impress people they don’t like.—Will Rogers
Holding back is so close to stealing.—Neil Young
Until you’ve lost your reputation, you never realize what a burden it was.
- Margaret Mitchell
No is easier to do. Yes is easier to say.—Jason Fried
If you do what’s expected of you, you’ll never accomplish more than others expect.—Howard Schultz