Stephen Fry on being offended

'It's now very common to hear people say, "I'm rather offended by that", as if that gives them certain rights. It's no more than a whine. It has no meaning, it has no purpose, it has no reason to be respected as a phrase. "I'm offended by that." Well, so fucking what?' Source: I saw... Continue Reading →

The man in the arena

I came across this text in the book "Daring Greatly" by Brené Brown, a great and truly interesting book. It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who... Continue Reading →

Gaelic Blessing

May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind be always at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face; the rains fall soft upon your fields and until we meet again, may God hold you in the palm of His hand.

Michelangelo Quotes

Ancora imparo, I'm still learning, which is attributed to Michelangelo is valid for me. Here are some Michelangelo quotes. Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover it. I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free. The best... Continue Reading →

Abraham Maslow Quotes

I was reminded about the hammer-nail quote yesterday, found that one plus some more. If you only have a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail. What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself. What a man can be, he must be. This need we call... Continue Reading →

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