At the end of the day, this job is only really fun if you discover what no one...– Charles Duhigg on journalism. (via thedeadline)
This bullet is an old one. “In 1897, it was fired at the president of Uruguay...– Borges, In Memorian JFK Like last year, like next year, this year. A poem to lost life. (via pbarbieri)
Quotes from Adolph Ochs
“We are each a world in ourselves, and the pleasantest world is of our own creation. To be domiciled in a ready-made world which may be a misfit may cause you to carry it as a burden instead of living happily in it. Then there is the beaten path—the one that the millions travel and along which the opportunities have to be divided into such minute parts that to the many who must share...
Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever...– STEVE JOBS, in a commencement address at Stanford, 2005. (via the Wall Street Journal) The ultimate deadline.
… studies show that people with the best self-control are the ones who structure...– Do You Suffer From Decision Fatigue? NYTimes.com (via somethingchanged) Great life lessons here. (via mikehudack)
A small nation,resembles a big family and likes to describe itself that way…...– Kundera Useful for those times when we wonder about roots. (via pbarbieri)
A kind of British Spring is under way, now that the News Corporation’s tidy...– David Carr
thedeadline: You can assemble factual truth brick by brick. But there’s also emotional truth. How people feel may not be rooted in fact, but it can be true to them, and it guides their actions. The first one’s hard, but it’s a lot easier than the second. —C.J. Chivers, speaking to Esquire.
A second and more chilling explanation of why elites proved so incompetent at...– Nancy F. Koehn
We have become information narcissists, so uninterested in anything outside...– Neal Gabler
Our politicians have chosen to narrow their imaginations, but they can’t...– Arianna Huffington
Many great American fortunes are monuments to the ability of the generality of...– Gerald W. Johnson, An Honorable Titan: A Biographical Study of Adolph S. Ochs
The new nation [the United States] was largely populated by people torn from,...– Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., The Cycles of American History