Simple Stuff

(SIMPLE STUFF is a short bit of ideas, quotes, phrases, and ‘stuff’ to help you stay focused, stay loose, ask better questions, and laugh a bit.)

“If you would create something, you must be something.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Every artist was first an amateur.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The more difficulties one has to encounter, within and without, the more significant and the higher in inspiration his life will be.” – Horace Bushnell

“Know thyself means this, that you get acquainted with what you know, and what you can do.” – Menander

“Happiness consists in activity: such is the constitution of our nature; it is a running stream, and not a stagnant pool.” – John M. Good


One thought on “Simple Stuff

  1. marrymeknot October 19, 2012 at 5:27 PM Reply

    It’s so hard for us to just keep it simple. It’s like we have to over think things in order to be challenged. When I start to feel overwhelmed I picture the red “easy” button, as though I’m on a game show and I just have to push the easy button and do the task at hand without thinking.”Keep It Simple” is the best advice to live by and yet the most difficult for us to follow.

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