Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker. Expose your ideas to the dangers of controversy. Speak your mind and fear less the label of ‘crack-pot’ than the stigma of conformity. And on issues that seem important to you, stand up and be counted at any cost.
- Thomas J. Watson
There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.
Day 7: Five pet peeves
July 8th, 2014
1. Talking to me before breakfast
Sure I’d love to talk to you.. but if you’re going to bombard me with questions and full on “real talks” before breakfast then expect a lot of grunting and incoherent answers.
2. No means no
Ladies, if you physically have to hold him back away from you then it’s probably a good idea to leave as soon as possible.
3. Reality tv
A lot of the celebrity lives that we watch on tv are scripted, edited and re-shot countless times. It’s manipulated to portray over-the-top glamorous lifestyles and manufactured drama.
4. Personal space
I’ve had a big issue with negative energy invading my personal space recently. I now cringe at physical contact and some people really enjoy getting up close and personal.
Ladies know what I’m talking about. Inappropriate comments, honking, whistling, and the unfortunate groping. Here’s a hilarious perspective on what guys think of it:
Day 6: Your views on mainstream music
July 7th, 2014
I don’t really have a strong opinion on mainstream music. It’s catchy and that’s why a lot of people like it.
The smallest coffins are the heaviest.
Brought home roses. Keys didn’t fit.
Strangers. Friends. Best friends. Lovers. Strangers.
One bullet is a lifetime supply.
Mom taught me how to shave.
Introduced myself to mother again today.
I just saw my reflection blink.
Passengers, this isn’t your captain speaking.
Dad left; a flag came back.
It’s our fiftieth, table for one.
Day 5: Things you want to say to an ex
July 6th, 2014
I pushed you away because I was scared that you would leave me first. I’m sorry, I wish you happiness.
Love is the answer to the problem of human existence.