the gift of a large family is the curse of lots of...
So you’re not out buying every new tech product...
No. There are too many iPhones. It’s enough. Why doesn’t Apple stop for a year and make medical devices? When people talk about technology, that’s where I start to get a little hot under the collar because I know that it’s the key to solving some of the world’s biggest problems. Having a faster, thinner telephone is not one of the world’s biggest problems. And these assholes have to stop selling...
women too often don’t think they deserve to be paid for something of value. and...– Laurel Touby, founder, Mediabistro.com
“what the f*ck is a Google?”
“silence is the only true religion” “you cannot see your image in moving water. you can only see your image in still water.” “be still and know that I am God.”
You don’t choose your companions in your workplace, whether you were, as I was,...– Toni Morrison. If I knew then what I know now…
you can accomplish anything. if you, in your gut, know that it’s really...– Bethenny Frankel
The crisis started happening, but it didn’t affect me. I wasn’t making like millions, so it’s not like I’m going from X million to this million or getting slashed a couple hundred grand off my bonus. So it wasn’t really affecting people just starting out. But I saw people that had been in the game for so long just get blown out. And once you took money away, the happiness [was gone]. So it really...
You may be caught up in getting something done in a way that has already been established and is considered reliable. It may not even be your way of doing things, but there is a level of comfort that gives you the confidence to proceed. However, Sagittarius, if you could devise your own creative method for getting the job done, you might be more productive and more successful too. The way...
In a world that encourages conformity, [my parents] gave me permission to break...– LC at Colored Girl Confidential
I have so much confidence that you guys will be successful. I hope that I will...– daddy
the battle is never in vain.
Wayne started “bling, bling”; that’s his creation. at that...– Bryan “Baby” Williams
with the realization of one’s own potential and self-confidence in...– the Dalai Lama
one of the biggest myths about mass incarceration is that those who are sent to...– Michelle Alexander, author of my next read, “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindless”
“This is what I see when i think about higher education in this country today: Remember the housing meltdown ? Tough to forget isn’t it. The formula for the housing boom and bust was simple. A lot of easy money being lent to buyers who couldn’t afford the money they were borrowing. That money was then spent on homes with the expectation that the price of the home would go up and it...
“It’s easy to be ?uestlove. You go on your twitter account and you’re gonna see 500 instant ‘how great you are’ and ‘how much you’ve inspired me’ and ‘how much I love your music’. but, at the end of the day, I have to keep in mind that the ?uestlove brand is kind of that Wizard of Oz figure and that Ahmir is the person behind the...