I don’t read reviews. Many writers say this, and they’re lying — but I’m not lying. My wife reads every review, though, and she only reads the bad ones out loud to me. She says I have to accept bad reviews. The good reviews, forget it.
I decided to live a very solid life: get up early, go to bed early, exercise every day.
“Everything needs to be planned,” he said. “And yet, in the end, there needs to be a kind of innocence.”
Whenever he has a success, he continued, Audiard asks: “How many failures does it allow us to have?”
When he was finished, the crowd burst into a spirited ovation, which Audiard himself interrupted, concluding simply, “We don’t applaud; we act.”
I had no idea that in fancy dining, fine dining, it’s considered a total faux pas to drink milk after 10:00 a.m. That’s why, in Italy, if you order a cappuccino after 10:00 a.m., they know you’re American because only babies drink milk after 10:00 a.m.
yuval noah harari:
In 2018 the common person feels increasingly irrelevant. Lots of mysterious terms are bandied about excitedly in ted Talks, at government think tanks, and at high-tech conferences—globalization, blockchain, genetic engineering, AI, machine learning—and common people, both men and women, may well suspect that none of these terms is about them.