You spend your whole life stuck in the labyrinth, thinking about how you’ll...– Looking For Alaska (via dactylographie) (via shinyprettythings)
Creating wealth is not a zero-sum game, so you don’t have to stab people in the...– Paul Graham is brilliant, as usual, in this essay on: What Startups Are Really Like (via davemorin) The phrase “we’ll make them an offer they can’t refuse” came up in a meeting the other day. Just because wealth creation is generally positive sum, doesn’t mean decisions can always be made that...
The 100 Most Beautiful Words in English.
jenninsandiego: haleyworldeater: Ailurophile A cat-lover. Assemblage A gathering. Becoming Attractive. Beleaguer To exhaust with attacks. Brood To think alone. Bucolic In a lovely rural setting. Bungalow A small, cozy cottage. Chatoyant Like a cat’s eye. Comely Attractive. Conflate To blend together. Cynosure A focal point of admiration. Dalliance A brief love affair. Demesne Dominion,...
I must study politics and war, so that my sons will have the liberty to study...– John Adams (via thisorigamidream) (via katiiish)