how to have a nervous breakdown

Bertrand Russell:

One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important.

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our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own

Alan Watts:

We seldom realise, for example, that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.

all these people who think they are going to get ahead by jogging

charlie munger:

I eat whatever I want to eat. I have never paid any attention to my health. I’ve never done any exercise I didn’t want to do. If any success has come to me, it came because I insisted on thinking things through . . . all these people who think they are going to get ahead by jogging or something, more power to them.

this is wrong and we are going to show you the right way to do it and here it is

steve jobs:

You saw the 1984 commercial. Macintosh was basically this relatively small company in Cupertino, California, taking on the goliath, IBM, and saying, “Wait a minute, your way is wrong. This is not the way we want computers to go. This is not the legacy we want to leave. This is not what we want our kids to be learning. This is wrong and we are going to show you the right way to do it and here it is. It’s called Macintosh and it is so much better. It’s going to beat you and you’re going to do it.