The Monday Morning Quote #509

“First forget inspiration.

Habit is more dependable… it will sustain you whether you’re inspired or not.”

Octavia Butler

Via MB-S

The Monday Morning Quote #508

“We are all manufacturers.

Making good, making trouble or making excuses.”

H.V. Adolt

Thanks to John Niland

 

The Monday Morning Quote #507

“Life changes in the instant. The ordinary instant.

You sit down to dinner and life as you know it ends.”

Joan Didion writing after the loss of her husband, the writer John Dunne in her memoir:

The Year of Magical Thinking

 

via Walt Hampton

 

Tech stasis?

John Naughton writing about last week’s “Apple Special Event”.

“But maybe we’ve arrived at what Charles (Arthur) calls — “a sort of tech stasis”. Many of the things we have are now Good Enough, and so despite Moore’s Law and the wonders of computational photography, etc. we don’t need to upgrade them every year, or every two years.”

 

The Monday Morning Quote #506

“Doing the right thing is aways difficult. Very few worthwhile things are achieved easily. If you believe that you are doing the right thing, you must find the resilience and staying power to keep trying.”

Ken Jarrold (from Other People’s Shoes)

The Monday Morning Quote #505

“The first step toward personal autonomy is to stop seeking others’ approval and simply do what you think is right.”

Alan Weiss

The Monday Morning Quote #504

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.”

—Albert Einstein

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