The natural byproduct of privilege is entitlement. Humility is won by subduing the mentality that somebody owes you something.
When I feel like complaining about my job, I need to remind myself:
1) I am not as amazing as I think I am,
and 2) I am not irreplaceable.
Never offend a good journalist.
If you see a problem in the world, it is best to engage it with the intent for solution. If you do not engage it, it is second best to support those who are. If you are neither able to engage it nor support those who are, it is third best to disengage entirely. But in no circumstance is it best to complain.
Heating up a frozen meal in a microwave can only yield 1 of 2 results: still a little frozen, or BURNING HOT LAVA.
People who decrease their amount of complaining will inevitably increase their amount of influence.
The converse is also true: people who increase in complaining will inevitably decrease in influence.
The devil aims to use the things you love most – family, friends, aspirations – as a weapon against you. Protect your joy today.
Though it sounds ridiculous, the way Georgians say “Houston” makes a lot more phonetic sense than the way Texans say “Houston”. This is troubling to me.
I get really manic when I hear the phrase: “There’s only one way to do this.” My co-workers can attest to this.
You are your own worst enemy. Remember that today when you’re tempted to criticize all your other enemies. Evaluate yourself first.
Songs with city names in them automatically get 10 bonus points.
There are two things that will destroy your momentum today: 1) saying “yes” to everything and 2) believing the critics. Avoid both!
After reviewing an embarrassingly bad piece of art that I created 10 years ago, I am reminded of this truth: sometimes God’s grace comes in the form of forgetting.
Walmart is my favorite place to not understand people.
As we age, brand loyalty increases to the point that we can no longer distinguish quality or efficiency with reasonable judgment.