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More Quotable Concepts

☞ “If the world were a logical place, men would ride sidesaddle.” -(Rita Mae Brown)

☞ “What other people think of you is none of your business.” -(Paulo Coelho)

☞ “You don’t need to explain your dreams. They belong to you.” -(Paulo Coelho)

☞ “Many find their heart when they have lost their head.” -(Friedrich Nietzsche)

☞ “We are what we believe we are.” -(C.S. Lewis)

☞ “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” -(Albert Einstein)

☞ “If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.” -(Albert Einstein)

☞ “Fairy tales are more than true; not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.” -(G.K. Chesterton)

☞ “Great spirits have always found violent opposition from mediocrities. The latter cannot understand it when a man does not thoughtlessly submit to hereditary prejudices, but honestly and courageously uses his intelligence and fulfills the duty to express the results of his thought in clear form.” -(Albert Einstein)

☞ “Someday, after mastering the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love, and then, for a second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire.” -(Pierre Teilhard de Chardin)

☞ “We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.” -(Pierre Teilhard de Chardin)

☞ “This too shall pass.”

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Quotable Concepts

☞ “There are more things in heaven and earth…Than are dreamt of in your philosophy.” -(Shakespeare)

☞ “Be yourself, everyone else is taken.” -(Oscar Wilde)

☞ “Finish every day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.” -(Ralph Waldo Emerson)

☞ “Let us so live that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.” -(Mark Twain)

☞ “If I think, everything is lost.” -(Paul Cezanne)

☞ Child of the pure unclouded brow
And dreaming eyes of wonder,
Though time be fleet, and I and thou
Are half a life asunder,
Thy loving smile will surely hail
The love-gift of a fairy-tale. -(Lewis Carroll)

☞ “There is nothing you can see that is not a flower; There is nothing you can think that is not the moon.” -(Matsuo Basho)

☞ “I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.” -(Jorge Luis Borges)

☞ To see a world in a grain of sand,
And a heaven in a wild flower,
Hold infinity in the palm of your hand,
And eternity in an hour. -(William Blake)

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The New Resume?

With today’s economy … being what it is … and the increased competition, and/or diminished available positions within many fields, Colin Dobrin of provides an interesting take on the resume. I’ve seen a few of these creative incarnations, but I’m curious if they’re articulated in other fields other than, say, Graphic Design.

I can’t imagine updating this beauty each and every time, within InDesign — but then again, it’s not my specialty. It won’t transfer to those #@$ forced — and amazingly intuitive — online application forms, obviously. And last time I checked, the common thought was to ditch the whole “Objectives/Goals” heading, as it was outdated and repetitive. Regardless, I like the visual, and its intention to stand out from the onslaught of a seemingly endless parade of resumes.

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Book As Decor

Selling a Book by Its Cover

I understand that books have always been packaged for sale… But *shiver* this is raw. Priced by the decorative foot; never opened. At least in times past they were occasionally read.

29 Ways to Stay Creative

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Great compilation, and daily reminder. I would probably add (and not just because I’m a Virgo)… “PURGE the old + stale + not-so-nice remembrances, in order to make room for the new + invigorating + onslaught of good memories!”

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