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Common sense and a sense of humour are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humour is just common sense, dancing.
Those who lack humour are without judgement and should be trusted with nothing. Clive James
“Simplicity is the final achievement. After one has played a vast quantity of notes and more notes, it is simplicity that emerges as the crowning reward of art.”
Among the many gems I’ve gathered from Kurt is the Frank Sinatra album, In The Wee Small Hours.
I discovered only yesterday that the
cover of Tom Waits’ The Heart of Saturday Night was based on the sleeve of the Sinatra album.
Image: Kurt Harden.
Dip into these insights and reminders from Nicholas Bate…
Life Reminder 23
Play more music, more often. It can only make you feel better.
Life Reminder 22
The deepest thinking coincides with the most brisk of walking. Rain or shine.
Life Reminder 18
Whatever you do, do it well. You feel good and you become indispensable.
Seek out the rest, and more, here.
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Maria Popova reads (apparently without pause) and shares what she reads. Art, philosophy, science and poetry. All literature is there and a visit is never a waste.
“Reading, sharing and inspiring…”
…from Patrick Rhone.
Rhoneisms at PatrickRhone.net.
But also here:
TheCramped.com – Celebrating The Unique Pleasures of Analog(ue) Writing.
And his books, here:
PatrickRhone.com. Looking back, I see I read Patrick’s Some Thoughts About Writing back in 2014, so I’ve been following him since before then. Continue reading
“Small but important thoughts…”
…with The Daily Stoic.
DailyStoic.com started life in support of the book by Ryan Holiday and Stephen Hanselman, The Daily Stoic – 366 Meditations on Wisdom, Perseverance, and the Art of Living.
The site is now a rich resource of Stoic Wisdom and, because I read new pearls of that wisdom every day via the daily newsletter, I include it on the list.
“Stoics, stoicism, Marcus and more…”
…with Art of Manliness.
I suspect some Brits might be squeamish about the title, but this blog (now the “largest independent men’s interest magazine on the web”) has everything you need to know. As editors Brett and Kate McKay say:
“Style, strength, social skills and success…”
…with Michael Wade’s Execupundit blog.
Pithy, wry and wise, Execupundit is a feast for eyes, ears and minds.
a taster (and an insight): Continue reading
“Leadership, ethics, management and life…”