To be, in a word, unborable…. It is the key to modern life. If you are immune to boredom, there is literally nothing you cannot accomplish.
― David Foster Wallace, The Pale King
I am fond of pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.
— Winston Churchill
Aus: SPIEGEL 04/2021
The best is yet to come.
People think focus means saying yes to the thing you’ve got to focus on. But that’s not what it means at all. It means saying no to the hundred other good ideas that there are. You have to pick carefully. I’m actually as proud of the things we haven’t done as the things I have done. Innovation is saying ‘no’ to 1,000 things.
— Steve Jobs
Clarity of writing usually follows clarity of thought. So think what you want to say, then say it as simply as possible.
— The Economist Style Guide
Jenseits von richtig und falsch liegt ein Ort. Dort treffen wir uns.
— Dschalal ad-Din al-Rumi