“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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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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“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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