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“I don’t know how to explain to someone why they should care about other people.”

I just kept nodding my head in agreement while reading this article by Kayla Chadwick.

Discipline

“The discipline involved in finishing a piece of creative work is something on which you can truly pride yourself.”
– J.K. Rowling

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Kind Words

“One kind word can warm three winter months.”
– Japanese Proverb

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Creative

“If you’re alive, you’re a creative person.”
— Elizabeth Gilbert

Quality

“Quality will forever be in style.”
—Joel Flory

(via Emerline)

Options

Smile baby.
You’re alive.
You’ve got options.
– Sonya Teclai

What 99% looks like

“Shun the non-believers and ship your work.”
– Seth Godin

What 99% looks like

A Good Photograph…

“A good photograph is knowing where to stand.”
– Ansel Adams

More quotes on Photography

Art of Government

“The whole art of government consists in the art of being honest.”
– Thomas Jefferson, 1774

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Wherever You Are

“Wherever you are, make sure you’re there.” 
— Dan Sullivan

Generosity

“Generosity takes effort.”

Read Seth Godin’s full post on The Right Effort of Generosity

Notice When You Are Happy

I urge you to please notice when you are happy, and exclaim or murmur or think at some point, “If this isn’t nice, I don’t know what is.”
– Kurt Vonnegut

Gratitude

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.”
– William Arthur Ward

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Expand

some people
when they hear
your story.
contract.
others
upon hearing
your story.
expand.
and
this is how
you
know.

– Nayyirah Waheed

Learn

“Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don’t.”
– Bill Nye

Your Heart

‘Wheresoever you go, go with all your heart.’
– Confucius

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Look For The Helpers

Know Yourself

“Learn to know yourself. To search realistically and regularly, the processes of your own mind and feelings.”
– Nelson Mandela

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Pile of Good Things

“So what if instead of thinking about solving your whole life, you just think about adding additional good things. One at a time. Just let your pile of good things grow.”
– Rainbow Rowell

(via this #riskhappy Instagram Post)

Normal

“Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work and driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for, in order to get to the job you need to pay for the clothes and the car, and the house you leave vacant all day so you can afford to live in it.”
– Ellen Goodman

(via this Instagram post)

Communication

“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.”
– George Bernard Shaw

Get After That Light

“…Nothing new would be built if things were never broken. A wise man once said: there’s a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in. Get after that light.”

Manifesto for Creative Resilience

Generosity

“You don’t need to save up the goodwill and encouragement you offer to others. It will be automatically replenished, and it pays dividends along the way.”
– Seth Godin

Stinginess in the connection economy

Never Done

“If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.”
― Thomas Jefferson

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