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“We cling to the idea that success is a simple function of individual merit and that the world in which we all grow up and the rules we choose to write as a society don’t matter at all.”

― Malcolm Gladwell, Outliers: The Story of Success

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Daylight Hours Increase.

Experiencing snow is very much akin to a toddler discovering a new toy. The novelty of it is magical; leaving behind a focused euphoria, ensuring the kid is not distracted by anything else. But like all things shiny, the promise of a wonderland dies and all the kid craves is the familiar scent of the […]

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“All stories are true,” Skarpi said. “But this one really happened, if that’s what you mean.” He took another slow drink, then smiled again, his bright eyes dancing. “More or less. You have to be a bit of a liar to tell a story the right way. Too much truth confuses the facts. Too much honesty makes you sound insincere.”
– Patrick Rothfuss, Name of the Wind

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“She wasn’t bitter. She was sad, though. But it was a hopeful kind of sad. The kind of sad that just takes time. ”

― Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Realizations are interesting.

What is even more of an interesting and thoughtful experience is the realization that you have realized a certain something. It makes you think of the rationalization behind the previous realization. And it feels nice.

You could say, reading this quote again let the music rise to a crescendo, painted the empty canvas with streaks all in my head. Clearly, my head will now be a mess of thoughts tonight.

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“If you are 22, physically fit, hungry to learn and be better, I urge you to travel – as far and widely as possible. Sleep on floors if you have to. Find out how people live and eat and cook. Learn from them wherever you go.”
– Anthony Bourdain.

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