Life is to be lived, not controlled; and humanity is won by continuing to play in face of certain defeat.
—Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man, Epilogue
If you want something you’ve never had, then you’ve got to do something you’ve never done.
Dr Mike Evans asks «What is the single best thing we can do for our health?»
The answer: «Can you limit your sitting and sleeping to just 23.5 hrs per day?»
23 and 1/2 hours:
What is the single best thing we can do for our health? Dr. Mike Evans studies preventative medicine, and he’s found the #1 intervention to reduce the risk of just about everything.
[via Obesity Panacea]
«The Fringe Benefits of Failure, and the Importance of Imagination»
It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case, you fail by default.