Inspired: June 2014

Here are the quotes and passages that caught my eye this month:


When shall we live, if not now?

M.F.K. Fisher, quoting Seneca, in The Art Of Eating

I merely took the energy it takes to pout and wrote some blues.

Duke Ellington

You might consider treating people with kindness merely because you can. Regardless of what they choose to do in response, this is what you choose to do. Because you can.

Seth Godin, via Seth Godin’s Blog

We often look with indifference on the successive parts of that, which, if the whole were seen together, would shake us with emotion.

Samuel Johnson: Idler #38 (January 6, 1759)

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