"Be master of your petty annoyances and conserve your energies for the big, worthwhile things. It isn’t the mountain ahead that wears you out—it’s the grain of sand in your shoe."
— Robert Service (via trevorloy)
"Don’t bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself."
— William Faulkner
"Play the game better if you’re winning. Change the rules of the game if you’re not."
— A.G. Lafley
You will not be asked to do the thing you do better. You will be asked to do the thing you and you alone can do.
It appears that, in my absence, some of the Tumblrs I’ve been following have gone off the rails.