The pines were roaring on the height.. The winds were moaning in the night.. The...– The Hobbit
The most important piece of advice I can give you on the path to happiness, is...– Chris Sacca (via)
I believe that love that is true and real creates a respite from death. All...– Ernest Hemingway from Woody Allen’s “Midnight in Paris”
There’s only so much spiciness baba ghanoush and fresh tomato can cover.
The thing about quotes on the Internet is that you cannot confirm their...– Abraham Lincoln
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Let's set the world on fire
Tonight we are young so let’s set the world on fire we can burn brighter than the sun
There is no opponent. Because the word “I” does not exist. A good...– Bruce Lee, Enter the Dragon
Fantastic. Now I understand why it got 99% on Rotten Tomatoes. Brilliant.
Copied from the blog of the amazing Sam Ruby. The reason you have arived here is probably due to the fact that the owner of this web site has deemed some portion of a comment as flamebait. While I am not sure of many things, here are a few things I do believe: Overall, the comments feature of my weblog is something that I find the most enjoyable and rewarding aspects of my site. I welcome...
xkcd and abstraction layers
This xkcd reminded me of a 3-year old blog post of mine, Abstraction layers: One, two, many
The little things… there’s nothing bigger, is there?– Vanilla Sky
Innovation, Solutions, and Effectiveness
Business Partners, the influential magazine of the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce, has published an article discussing Greece, Startups and Transifex. I was invited to write a column. Business Partners presents the voices of six young entrepreneurs who are rising above the status quo to take control of their professional careers, with all the difficulties this involves, and experience...
A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall...– Greek Proverb
Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.– Cyril Parkinson
The good thing about reinventing the wheel is that you can get a round one.
Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self esteem, first make sure...– William Gibson
Of course, like all over-simple classifications of this type, the dichotomy...– Isaiah Berlin, The Hedgehog and the Fox
The true cook is the perfect blend, the only perfect blend, of artist and...– Norman Douglas
If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to...– Henry David Thoreau
You know how the time flies Only yesterday was the time of our lives We were...– Adele
To the past, or to the future. To an age when thought is free. From the Age of...– Winston in George Orwell’s “Nineteen Eighty-Four”
Here's to the crazy ones
Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them. About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them. Because they change things. They invent. They imagine. ...
Alicia Keys, “New York”
Pushing the envelope with GMail
Received the following messages from GMail today, a few seconds from each other: “Permanently delete 80944 conversations from Trash?” “Oops… the system encountered a problem (#767) - Retrying now” Temporary Error (503): We’re sorry, but your Gmail account is temporarily unavailable.
A long time ago, in a living room far far away
If it was important, your phone would have rung. Now get back to work.– @mperedim