A budget is not about restricting what you can spend. It gives you permission to spend without guilt or regret.
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“The enemy of my enemy is myself.”
Sometimes an off the hand tweet can be very profound.
If you are serious, and you want to make a living as an author, then you need to hustle. Period. If you can’t make that quality, then you need to concentrate on your craft and practice more.
One other thing, quality comes with practice. If you are prolific, then you become a better writer because you are writing. The more you do anything the better at it you will become. So in a way, quantity does add to quality.
To suppress free speech is a double wrong. It violates the rights of the hearer as well as those of the speaker.
“If you’re fighting homophobia but not hoplophobia you’re doing it wrong.
If you’re fighting hoplophobia but not homophobia you’re also doing it wrong.”
“Capitalism involves struggle, but it has an invisible heart beating at its core that transforms people’s lives.”
“Retreat? Hell, we just got here!”
One hundred years ago this week, American forces fought the German Army in Belleau Woods. It was where the Marines earned their nickname of Devil Dogs.
If you think the NFL was right to dump Kaepernick but ABC was wrong to dump Roseanne, you’re likely a conservative who doesn’t understand business decisions.
If you think ABC was right to dump Roseanne but the NFL was wrong to dump Kaepernick, you’re likely a progressive who doesn’t understand business decisions.
In either case, you’re a hypocrite.
One of the more pithy summations is why we need to foster a culture of free speech, not just scream “First Amendment!”
“Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn’t.”
Let’s just say this came up this week.
It’s time to stop thinking about how to save the planet from human beings and start thinking how to improve the planet for human beings. Alex Epstein