truth bombs

2020-07-28 22:02

“If the world seems to be getting bigger and funnier all the time, your intelligence is steadily increasing. If the world seems to be getting smaller and nastier all the time, your stupidity is increasing all the time.”

“The way you measure yourself is how you measure others, and how you assume others measure you.” :unread:

“Show me a man with a tattoo and I’ll show you a man with an interesting past” - Jack London

“The best advice I ever received about habits was to never take two days off in a row. One day is fine, but if you take two days off in a row that is the death knell for a good habit.” - Matt D’Avella

“The daily press is the evil principle of the modern world, and time will only serve to disclose this fact with greater and greater clearness. The capacity of the newspaper for degeneration is sophistically without limit, since it can alwasy sink lower and lower in its choice of readers” - Soren Kierkegaard 1850s (dad: “at a time when political affiliations were printed on the masthead”)

“A person is smart. People are dumb, panicky dangerous animals and you know it. Fifteen hundred years ago everybody knew the Earth was the center of the universe. Five hundred years ago, everybody knew the Earth was flat, and fifteen minutes ago, you knew that humans were alone on this planet.” - Kay, Men in Black