12 fucking rules for success ~ image & text versions

It’s like all the self-help bits of advice curated into one twelve item list…that repeats the f-word a lot. In case the title didn’t give it away, NSFW due to language. I found this “12 fucking rules for success” image about a year ago...

What journalism really is…

This quote, misattributed to George Orwell, gets at the “nut” of the civic role and responsibility of real journalism.   Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed. everything else is public relations. ~ George Orwell (misattributed)...

I didn’t know what I wanted to do…

The original quote from Diane Von Furstenberg is… “I didn’t know what I wanted to do, but I always knew the woman I wanted to be.” ― Diane Von Furstenberg But as a male of the species, I prefer this gender-neutral adaptation: “I didn’t know what I...

Unconcerned about your losing your right to privacy?

  Arguing that you don’t care about the right to privacy because you have nothing to hide is no different than saying you don’t care about freedom of speech because you have nothing to day. ~ Edward Snowden Add this quote, which is controversially...

Listen and you might learn something new ~ Dalai Lama

Nice point by the Dalai Lama. Not that speaking can or should be avoided entirely. Asking questions and sharing your views has tremendous value and is absolutely necessary for the “market of ideas” to work. Indeed, I think you can learn a lot in the...

Douglas MacArthur explains why I’m feeling old

I’m intrigued how often I find the quotes of military leaders so meaningful. This one from Douglas MacArthur struck a chord; it addresses why I’m feeling so old right now 🙂 Nobody grows old by merely living a number of years. People grow old by deserting...

When one door of happiness closes…

When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us. ~ Helen Keller “Ramen” to that!  This Helen Keller quote points to a common seed of  depression. When...

Archer on holidays with family

This line from Archer could fit many contexts. Given the holidays, it’s all about family 🙂 For I am a sinner in the hands of an angry God. Bloody Mary, full of vodka, Blessed are you among cocktails, Pray for me now, at the hour of my death, Which I hope is...