The scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson said, “For me, I am driven by two main philosophies: know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others. You’d be surprised how far that gets you.”
In his book Meditations, the Stoic philosopher Marcus Aurelius wrote, “The first rule is to keep an untroubled spirit. The second is to look things in the face and know them for what they are.”
The author Chaim Potok wrote, “Ive begun to realize that you can listen to silence and learn from it. It has a quality and a dimension all its own.”
The author James Clear wrote, “When you fall in love with the process rather than the product, you don’t have to wait to give yourself permission to be happy. You can be satisfied anytime your system is running.”
To understand music, you must listen to it. But so long as you are thinking, “I am listening to this music,” you are not listening.
– Alan Wilson Watts
Everything worthwhile in your life draws its meaning from the fact you will die.