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Be who you needed when you were younger
Before Alice got to wonderland she had to fall
“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.”
The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper
I’m selfish, impatient, and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I’m out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can’t handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don’t deserve me at my best
Once you have travelled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.
Photo from own collection. South Africa 2019. Mopane Bush Lodge.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style
Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family
I work very hard, and I play very hard. I’m grateful for life. And I live it - I believe life loves the lover of it. I live it.
No amount of security is worth the suffering of a mediocre life chained to a routine that has killed your dreams.
Go out. Conquer your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Image from own collection. The Pulitzer Amsterdam 2017.
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Live the full life of the mind, exhilarated by new ideas, intoxicated by the Romance of the unusual
Image from own collection. Dubai. 2014
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
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The Earth would dieIf the sun stopped kissing her
Photo by G. Lieuw. Taken at 8 The Experience.