you made that yourself?

Ina Garten:

I think the reason people use cookbooks is it gives them the tools to do something, to put something on the table and have everybody say, ‘You made that yourself?'”

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it can’t be helped

the gestalt prayer:

I do my thing and you do your thing.
I am not in this world to live up to your expectations,
And you are not in this world to live up to mine.
You are you, and I am I,
and if by chance we find each other, it’s beautiful. 
If not, it can’t be helped.

100–0–100 investment philosophy

josh wolfe:

We even have an investment philosophy that, again, in hindsight, I’ve called this now 100–0–100. It’s this mix of ambition and arrogance and intellectual humility. The arrogant part is the 100. I am 100% certain that Lux will be investing in the most cutting-edge, crazy things that you can imagine in the next two years. The 0 part is the intellectual humility. I have no idea what those things will be. None. The next 100 is the ambition and the confidence, which is, I know with near 100% certainty where we will find those things, and it’s at the edge of our already cutting-edge companies.