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    There’s something about the rhythm of walking, how, after about an hour and a half, the mind and body can’t help getting in sync. I have written most of my melodies walking and I feel it is definitely one of the most helpful ways of sewing all of the different things in your life together and seeing the whole picture. I have to say, hiking in cities doesn’t do the same trick for me. It has to be rural.

    - Bjork

     



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    You’ve got a lot of choices. If getting out of bed in the morning is a chore and you’re not smiling on a regular basis, try another choice.

    Steven D. Woodhull
     



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    Be kind to your shadow.

    Rebecca Lawless
     



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    Ashtanga yoga – for 75 minutes, once a week – restores calm and order.

    ~ Robert Peston, BBC

     



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    What a strange narrowness of mind now is that, to think the things we have not known are better than the things we have known.

    Samuel Johnson
     



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    Hello, babies. Welcome to Earth. It’s hot in the summer and cold in the winter. It’s round and wet and crowded. At the outside, babies, you’ve got about a hundred years here. There’s only one rule that I know of, babies — “God damn it, you’ve got to be kind.”

    Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
     



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    Baseball players say they don’t have to look to see if they hit a home run, they can feel it.

    ~ Aaron Sorkin

     



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    When trying to decode weird behaviour of others, think of the simple explanations and basic emotions: fear, envy, guilt…

    Alain de Botton
     



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    Think of your faults the first part of the night when you are awake, and the faults of others the latter part of the night when you are asleep.

    Chinese Proverb
     



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    I don’t have an outside life. Think of this as pretentious if you like, but I see myself as an artist, like Picasso gets up in the morning and does a bit of painting, so I’m going to be doing what I do until I die.

    Rik Mayall

     



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    A few years ago when I was cleaning up from drugs and booze, a friend of mine said to me, ‘Allow yourself the luxury of doubt.’ I love that expression, viewing doubt as an actual luxury, not as something troubling.

    Will Self
     



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    The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself; to be conquered by yourself is of all things most shameful and vile.

    Plato
     



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    Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.

    Andy Warhol
     



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    Every night now I say this: ‘The night was quiet and nature was resting and I was at peace.’ And then I can sleep. I made it up myself. Isn’t that great? Saying it now my eyes feel a little tired.

    Brian Wilson
     



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    Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.

    Coco Chanel
     






               

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