Quotes August 13, 2019

It is our failure to become of our perceived ideal that ultimately defines us and makes us unique. It’s not easy, but if you accept your misfortune and handle it right, your perceived failure can become a catalyst for profound reinvention.
Conan O’Brien
Life is short. There is no time to leave important words unsaid.
Paulo Coelho,
Brazilian novelist
Saying it again for emphasis:
Must never be operated for profit:
1) Healthcare
2) Prisons
3) Education

Those correspond exactly with:
1) Life
2) Liberty
3) The Pursuit of Happiness
Jess Phoenix
Never apologize for having high standards. People who really want to be in your life will rise up to meet them.
Ziad K. Abdelnour,
Economic Warfare: Secrets of Wealth Creation in the Age of Welfare Politics
Never ruin an apology with an excuse.
Benjamin Franklin
What did father use to say? Everything before the word “but” is horse shit.
Jon Snow
“Someday, everything will make perfect sense. So for now, laugh at the confusion, smile through the tears, be strong and keep reminding your self that everything happens for a reason.”
John Mayer
Anything that is “wrong” with you began as a survival mechanism in childhood.
Dr. Gabor Maté
Discipline is doing what needs to be done even though you don’t want to.
You can’t force a person to show you respect, but you can refuse to be disrespected.
If today was perfect there would be no need for tomorrow.