Random Quote #42

“If you set a crazy, ambitious goal and miss it, you’ll still achieve something remarkable.”

— Larry Page

in Lazlo Bock’s “Work Rules: Insights from Inside Google That Will Transform How You Live and Lead”

Random Quote #38

“The invention of printing originally promoted mutual understanding. In the era of graphomania the writing of books has the opposite effect: everyone surrounds himself with his own writings as with a wall of mirrors cutting off all voices from without.”

Milan Kundera, In The book of laughter and forgetting

Random Quote #31

“To laugh is to live profoundly.”

Milan Kundera, in The Book of Laughter and Forgetting

Weekly Photo Challenge: Rule of Thirds

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Rule of Thirds.”

Although the photo does not include the blurred background (or foreground), I found that the pebbles kind of create that same effect, by contrasting with the dark-red leaf.

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Random Quote #29

“‘When there is only God to blame, we forgive him. When it’s our fellow man, we destroy him.'”

H. Howey, Shift Omibus Edition

Random Quote #28

“‘Predict the inevitable,’ she said, ‘and you’re bound to be right one day.'”

H. Howey, Shift Omnibus Edition

Random Quote #23

“I cannot help but wonder how many of us walk through our lives day after day, feeling slightly broken and alone, surrounded all the time by others who feel exactly the same way.”

S. B. Nuland, in How we die: reflections on life’s final chapter