You see that’s the thing about moments like these. You can’t, no matter how hard you try, control how they’re gonna affect you. You just gotta let the colliding articles land where they may and wait until the next collision.”
You’re going to have to fight for every single thing, forever and ever. It’s really unlikely that they will pick you, anoint you or hand you the audience and support you seek. That pretty much doesn’t happen, except for just a handful of people who win some sort of cosmic lottery, who get ‘discovered’ at a drug store and made a movie star. Those people, it turns out, those few, end up unhappy. You might imagine that you’d like to be in their shoes, but they spend every day feeling both entitled and fraudulent. You, on the other hand, get the privilege of the struggle, of working your ass off to make a difference. –SETH GODIN.
Professor Coreman: How many of us, I wonder, can recall a childhood moment when we experienced happiness as a state of being. That single moment of untarnished joy. That moment when everything in our world, inside and out, was alright. Everything was alright. But now we’ve become a colony of adults and everything is all wrong. All the time! It’s as if we were on a quest to get it back. And yet the more we focus on our own personal happiness, the more it is useless. In fact, it’s only when we are otherwise engaged, you know, focused on, absorbed, inspired, communicating, discovering, learning, dancing for heaven’s sake, that we experience happiness as a by product, a side effect. Oh no, we should concern ourselves not so much with the pursuit of happiness but the happiness of a pursuit. We should concern ourselves not so much with the pursuit of happiness but the happiness of a pursuit