April 12, 2014

Tweeted March 2014: Food for thought

Tweet icon designed by Adame Dahmani from The Noun Project collection

“The main thing in an interview is to think you have nothing to lose.”
—Norman Rush, Author
Tweeted by @parisreview on 3-30-2014

“And in the end, we were all just humans...drunk on the idea that love, only love, could heal our brokenness.”
—F. Scott Fitzgerald, Author
Tweeted by @anapischl on 3-30-2014

“I’ve always believed a book functions best
when it leaves a person more capable of living in the world.”
—Richard Powers, Author
Tweeted by @parisreview on 3-28-2014

“Data doesn’t replace creativity.”
Tweeted by @wendywoowho on 3-28-2014

“I am a completely horizontal author.
I can’t think unless I’m lying down.”
—Truman Capote, Author
Tweeted by @parisreview on 3-27-2014

“Best way to creative success (in any field): do the work. Duh.”
Tweeted by @tannerc on 3-27-2014

“If your sentence contains the word ‘Hope,’
then you’ve confessed no control over the outcome you’re hoping for.”
Tweeted by @neiltyson on 3-26-2014

“Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were,
but without it, we go nowhere.”
—Carl Sagan, Astronomer
Tweeted by @tannerc on 3-26-2014

“The minute you settle for less than you deserve,
you get even less than you settled for.”
—Maureen Dowd, Columnist
Tweeted by @marciamarcia on 3-26-2014

“Whenever anyone says ‘groundbreaking’ ask:
What ground? How was it broken?
Is the old ground really no longer good for any purpose?”
Tweeted by @berkun on 3-25-2014

“Art and design are not luxuries, nor somehow incompatible
with science and engineering.”
—Bran Ferren, Technology Designer
Tweeted by @TEDTalks on 3-25-2014

“A snob is anybody who takes a small part of you
and uses that to come to a complete vision of who you are.”
—Alain de Botton, Philosopher
Tweeted by @TEDTalks on 3-25-2014

“Let’s make sure our ideas of success are our own,
that we are truly the authors of our own ambitions.”
—Alain de Botton, Philosopher
Tweeted by @TEDTalks on 3-25-2014

“Two things define you: your patience when you have nothing,
and your attitude when you have everything.”
Tweeted by @swissmiss on 3-25-2014

“Wonder is our sixth sense.”
—D. H. Lawrence, Author
Tweeted by @marciamarcia on 3-24-2014

“Moms are for remembering the things that no one else can.”
Tweeted by @marciamarcia on 3-22-2014

“Admire those who admire others!”
—Simon Sinek, Educator
Tweeted by @swissmiss on 3-20-2014

“I just thought that I’m going to try to make as many things
as I can that I want to before I die.”
—Charles Forman, Founder of OMGPOP
Tweeted by @zenmatt on 3-19-2014

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.”
—Thomas Edison, Inventor
Tweeted by @MakersRow on 3-19-2014

“I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on,
I can’t believe you.”
—Friedrich Nietzsche, Philosopher
Tweeted by @swissmiss on 3-18-2014

“Office hours always make get me fired up and thinking.
I recommend to everyone to offer them, even if it’s once a month.”
Tweeted by @rena_tom on 3-18-2014

“A people-centered organization should work to increasingly empower
everyone to defeat negative sides of both formal and informal hierarchies of power.”
Tweeted by @adambrault on 3-17-2014

“Living in that childish wonder is a most beautiful feeling—I can so well remember it. There was always something more—behind and beyond everything—to me, the golden spectacles were very, very big.”
—Kate Greenaway, Children’s Book Illustrator and Author
Tweeted by @goodreads on 3-17-2014

“Gratitude is letting the power of knowing what you have,
overpower the thinking of what you don’t.”
Tweeted by @johnmaeda on 3-17-2014

“Stories can conquer fear, you know. They can make the heart bigger.”
—Ben Okri, Author
Tweeted by @goodreads on 3-15-2014

“It’s harder to find someone who cares
than it is to find someone who codes.”
Tweeted by @carlsmith on 3-14-2014

“I see a curator as a catalyst, a generator and motivator—a sparring partner accompanying the artist while they build a show.”
—Hans Ulrich Obrist
Tweeted by @designindaba on 3-14-2014

“What we want is not authenticity; it is credibility.”
—John le Carré, Author
Tweeted by @parisreview on 3-12-2014

“It’s like invisible ink what a good editor does.”
—Anna Quindlen, Author
Tweeted by @emelliazamani on 3-11-2014

“Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes.
Art is knowing which ones to keep.”
—Scott Adams, Comic Strip Artist
Tweeted by @collabfund on 3-10-2014

“The present is always unsettled, no one has had time
to contemplate it in tranquillity.”
—Isak Dinesen, Author
Tweeted by @parisreview on 3-9-2014

“If you substitute metrics for product vision,
you will not get what you want.”
—Ben Horowitz, Partner of Andreessen Horowitz
Tweeted by @giffco on 3-8-2014

“Biology gives you a brain. Life turns it into a mind.”
—Jeffrey Eugenides, Author
Tweeted by @goodreads on 3-8-2014

“Any fool can make something complicated.
It takes a genius to make it simple.”
—Woody Guthrie, Singer-Songwriter
Tweeted by @collabfund on 3-7-2014

“As a creator, you can indeed value reach and impact over money.
But be honest about it. Much of what we celebrate
as a culture is crass cash.”
Tweeted by @danctheduck on 3-4-2014

“Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted.”
—John Lennon, Singer-Songwriter
Tweeted by @50000feet on 3-3-2014

“Take a walk. It will make you more productive.”
—Dan Pallotta, Founder of Pallotta TeamWorks
Tweeted by @collabfund on 3-3-2014

“Proximity is not a stand in for expertise.”
—Seth Godin, Author
Tweeted by @swissmiss on 3-2-2014

“The profession of book-writing makes horse racing
seem like a solid, stable business.”
—John Steinbeck, Author
Tweeted by @jurgenappelo on 3-1-2014

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