Simple Stuff

SimpleStuff

(Simple Stuff is simply a bunch of inspirational, motivational and other quotes meant to make you think, reflect, smile, even laugh a bit. Hopefully helpful, useful stuff….)

 Too many people spend money they haven’t earned to buy things they don’t want to impress people they don’t like. –Will Smith

 

Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.-Ayn Rand

Our necessities never equal our wants.-Benjamin Franklin

 

It all depends on how we look at things, and not how they are in themselves. –Carl Jung
A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.-Max Lucado

 

Manifest plainness, embrace simplicity, reduce selfishness, have few desires.-Lao Tzu
Boredom: the desire for desires.-Leo Tolstoy

 

Freedom in general may be defined as the absence of obstacles to the realization of desires.-Bertrand Russell

 

Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you’re living?- Bob Marley

 

 

Unrelated Bonus: here is a good book- The King of Sports
Gregg Easterbrook, author of the wildly popular ESPN.com column Tuesday Morning Quarterback takes on football’s place in American society.

Gridiron football is the king of sports – it’s the biggest game in the strongest and richest country in the world. Of the twenty most-watched television broadcasts ever, both in the United States and internationally, all twenty were Super Bowls. In The King of Sports, Easterbrook tells the full story of how football became so deeply ingrained in American culture. Both good and bad, he examines its impact on American society at all levels of the game.

 

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