25 Things I Learned Before You Were Born

Ryan Stephens
Jul 20, 2016 · 11 min read
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…the more a person is inclined to gratitude, the less likely he or she is to be depressed, anxious, lonely, envious, or neurotic. (Source: The How of Happiness)

Cultivate a habit of impatience about the things you most want to do. — Paul Graham

Learning > Money > Passion

This disease of being “busy” (and let’s call it what it is, the disease of being busy, when we are never at ease) is spiritually destructive to our health and well-being. It saps our ability to be fully present with those we love the most in our families, and keeps us from forming the kind of community that we all so desperately crave. — Omid Safi

“You’ve got to keep control of your time, and you can’t unless you say no. You can’t let people set your agenda in life.” — Warren Buffett

We tend to view other people’s actions as reflections of their characters and to overlook the power of situation to influence their actions, whereas with ourselves, we recognize the pressures of circumstance. — Gretchen Rubin

Learning how to think really means learning how to exercise some control over how and what you think. It means being conscious and aware enough to choose what you pay attention to and to choose how you construct meaning from experience. — David Foster Wallace

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Dear Rhett

Letters to my newborn son.

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