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Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.
I think if you do something and it turns out pretty good, then you should go do something else wonderful, not dwell on it for too long. Just figure out what’s next.
Things don’t have to change the world to be important.
If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it. And like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on.
Details matter, it’s worth waiting to get it right.
If you don’t love something, you’re not going to go the extra mile, work the extra weekend, challenge the status quo as much.
You’ve baked a really lovely cake, but then you’ve used dog shit for frosting.
The heaviness of being successful was replaced by the lightness of being a beginner again — less sure about everything. It freed me to enter one of the most creative periods of my life.
Sometimes life is going to hit you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith.
If you keep your eye on the profit, you’re going to skimp on the product. But if you focus on making really great products, then the profits will follow.
I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.
Deciding what not to do is as important as deciding what to do.
We’re here to put a dent in the universe. Otherwise why else even be here?
If you really look closely, most overnight successes took a long time.
Let’s go invent tomorrow instead of worrying about what happened yesterday.
Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.
Stay hungry. Stay foolish.