Quotes, snippets and random pieces of information that pique my curiosity and inspire me.

  • Actions, not words, reveal our real values.

    — Derek Sivers

  • “You’re better off with a great salesman and a mediocre product than with a masterpiece and a moron to sell it.”

    — Herb Cohen

  • “Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex… It takes a touch of genius – and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.”

    — Albert Einstein

  • “Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.”

    — Confucius

  • “Advertising design, in persuading people to buy things they don`t need, with money they don`t have, in order to impress others who don`t care, is probably the phoniest field in existence today.”

    — Victor Papanek

  • “Essentialism is not about how to get more things done, it’s about how to get the right things done. It doesn’t mean just doing less for the sake of less either. It is about making the wisest possible investment of your time and energy in order to operate at our highest point of contribution by doing only what is essential.”

    — Greg McKeown

  • “Happiness and freedom begin with a clear understanding of one principle. Some things are within your control. And some things are not.”

    — Epictetus

  • “Good design is as little design as possible: Less, but better — because it concentrates on the essential aspects, and the products are not burdened with non-essentials. Back to purity, back to simplicity.”

    — Dieter Rams

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