Book of thoughts

A growing collection of common sense, quotations and more… a lifelong project.


001 . If you can see, look!

002 . If you can look, observe!

003 . Think first, act second.

004 . The answer can be NO.

005 . Be proactive instead of reactive.

006 . To choose is a condition of life. Live!

007 . Always have a Sancho Panza at hand.

008 . Get involved, and get others involved.

009 . If you can think of it, it can probably be done.

010 . No aim, no gain.

011 . Practice for marathon, not for speed.

012 . Always write on your Book Of Thoughts. It will be a lifetime hobby.

013 . A second opinion is never too much.

014 . Read your book of thoughts every now and then.

015 . Keep your hobbies.

016 . There will be always a new mistake.

017 . Bad is never good, but good can be bad.

018 . Life’s good.

019 . Thoughts are probably the only natural resource one should abuse of.

020 . Don’t stop by thinking of it. Do it!

021 . Only by trying, you can aim at getting it done.

022 . Either the relationship is personal or professional, be in it loving it.

023 . Love’s best when it’s a two way road.

024 . Thoughts are re-writable.

025 . No matter how obvious something might seem, always consider it.

026 . You’d better work for living, than living for work.

027 . The most sublime piece of music contains silence in it.

028 . Optimal can stand up against good.

029 . Less is imperative.

030 . Time will never be enough.

031 . Standing by your ideals can be confused with arrogance.

032 . The “richer” your life is, the “richer” your work will become. Live!

033 . Always remember that you can choose to have fun while doing it.

035 . Do not use time on trying to invent the wheel. It is already there and works well.

036 . Pragmatism can be useful.

037 . To aim at doing a very good “wheel” is the most ambitious starting point one can have.

038 . Rules, as well as thoughts, are expected to evolve.

039 . Technology is the tool that gives Man the chance to play God. Achtung Baby!

040 . Things should have the looks of goodness. Which is not the same as to say that something is good because of how it looks.

041 . Put it on paper and give it a rest. If you look at it later you might see things that were hidden before.

042 . Thoughts alone are just content that need context.

043 . If you are lucky enough to think right, share your luck by doing it right.

045 . Slow down!

046 . Only by doing it, you can evaluate the goodness or badness of your thoughts.

047 . To be able to do it is a privilege

048 . To have the possibility of being asked to do it is a challenge

049 . Every challenge contains a fair percentage of risk.

050 . Take risks!

051 . By doing it, we involve others in the process. That’s good.

052 . Limits are in the mind and not in the surroundings. Free your mind!

053 . Within difficulty, lies opportunity.

054 . When memory exceeds dreams, the end (of imagination) is near.

055 . Time is how you spend your Love.

056 . Don’t live your life in a way that makes you feel dead.

057 . In dreams begin responsibility.

058 . Where there’s no power to imagine, no responsibility can arise.

059 . Complaining is silly. Either act or forget!

060 . We become what we read.

061 . There’s no such thing as immaculate perception.

062 . Time’s too precious to be waisted working with assholes.

063 . High gains require high risks.

064 . Hope for the best, be prepared for the worst.

065 . If you believe that what your are called upon to do is wrong, you are unlikely to do it very well.

066 . As ironic as it might be, sometimes the first problem of all is when we believe too much.

067 . (We) reserve the right to refuse service to anyone.

068 . Sometimes you gotta lead, and sometimes you gotta follow.

069 . Creation is not an understanding, it is a new mystery.

070 . Creativity is collaborative.

071 . Nothing that happens to us is ever lost.

072 . There seems to be no passion for life, only for lifestyle.

073 . Good design costs no more then bad design.

074 . Ambition without patience is a dangerous thing.

075 . Make the road by walking it.

076 . Take events in your life seriously; take work seriously; don’t take yourself seriously.

077 . If nothing matters, there’s nothing to save.

078. Be intentional.

079. Old ways won’t open new doors.

080. Death is certain

081. Life is hard. After all it kills you!

082. Don’t say maybe if you want to say no.

083. Use it up, wear it out, make it do or do without.

084. Find out what you love and let it kill you.

085. Be as you wish to seem.

086. Nothing substitutes experience!

087. If you’re nervous, it means you give a damn.

088. Do what you can with what you have where you are.

089. People inspire you or drain you. Pick them wisely.

090. Do more of what makes you happy.

091. Work hard and be kind.

092. When you’re going through hell, keep on going.

093. Try again, fail again, fail better.

094. Remember: your focus determines your reality.

095. Learn to be alone, and like it!

096. If you can’t bear fear, just do it scared.

097. Change, before you have to.

098.  You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.

099. Stay afraid, but do it anyway.

100. Be the one you needed when you were young.