quotables

'You Can Complete A Project By Dropping It'

It may feel like every project you take on is important, but when you give your time and energy to something, it takes it away from something else. Sometimes the best way to finish a project is to just drop it completely.


'Art Is 99 Per Cent Robbery'

You’ve probably heard the saying before that “Good artists borrow, great artists steal”. Another way to look at it: “Art is 99 per cent robbery.”


'Don't Put It Down, Put It Away'

Flat surfaces can be a blessing and a curse. On the one hand, it’s great to have the area to work or play on, but on the other, those flat surfaces act like a magnet for stuff. If you’re trying to keep your home or workspace a little more tidy, this simple mantra will help you avoid clutter buildup.


'One Thing Done Is One Thing Less To Do'

Procrastination is a tough beast to beat, especially when you’re overwhelmed by so much to do. The quote above, actually a title of a post on Untemplater, is a reminder that every little bit helps.


'We Can't Always Make The Best Decisions, But We Can Make Good Ones' 

Smart money decisions require careful consideration. But there’s such a thing as decision fatigue, too, even when it comes to personal finance. Overthinking a small money decision could end up costing more than it’s worth.


'The Presence Of Fear Doesn't Mean The Absence Of Other Feelings'

We all have fears in our lives. It could be something crippling that keeps you from doing what you want to do, or it could be something small that causes you to procrastinate. Whatever it is for you, it can help to remember that fear rarely shows up alone.


Barack Obama On Finding Success: 'Keep It About The Work'

If you’ve ever felt stuck, struggled with self-doubt, or worried about finding success, US president Barack Obama suggests you stay focused on working your craft.


'You Have To Be Bored'

We’ve heard time and time again that boredom is a necessity for creativity. Musician Dan Deacon really drives that point home with the above quote from an interview with NPR.


'The Will To Prepare Is As Important As The Will To Win'

Success requires more than desire. Success largely comes down to putting in time and effort so that when an opportunity arises, you’re ready to give it your best.


'Confidence Is The Ability To Move Toward Things Wholeheartedly'

When we think of confidence, it’s hard not to associate it with being successful. Confidence isn’t really about success or failure, though. It’s about jumping in and taking action regardless of what the outcome will be.