Monthly Archives for August 2016

The real interests of the whole people…

Quote - Joe Campbell - August 7, 2016

“Here is the thing you must bear in mind,” [Theodore] Roosevelt said, clearly irritated. “I do not represent public opinion: I represent the public. There is a wide difference between the two, between the real interests of the public, and the public’s opinion of these interests. I must represent not the excited opinion of the West, but the real interests of the whole people.”

Morris, Edmund (2010-11-24). Theodore Rex (Theodore Roosevelt series Book 2) (Kindle Locations 10127-10130). Random House Publishing Group. Kindle Edition.

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Vacations will kill you…

Quote - Joe Campbell - August 3, 2016

Not a life lesson to live by…or is it?

[Elon Musk] lost forty-five pounds over the course of the illness and had a closet full of clothes that no longer fit. “I came very close to dying,” Musk said. “That’s my lesson for taking a vacation: vacations will kill you.”

Vance, Ashlee (2015-05-19). Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future (p. 96). HarperCollins. Kindle Edition.

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Keeping your mouth shut…

Quote - Joe Campbell - August 2, 2016

Half of seeming clever is keeping your mouth shut at the right times.

Rothfuss, Patrick (2011-03-01). The Wise Man’s Fear (The Kingkiller Chronicle, Book 2) (p. 662). DAW. Kindle Edition.

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The only way to do great work is to love what you do…

Quote - Joe Campbell - August 1, 2016

Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith.… The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking.… As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it. And, like any great relationship, it just gets better and better as the years roll on.

Schlender, Brent; Tetzeli, Rick (2015-03-24). Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader (p. 325). The Crown Publishing Group. Kindle Edition.

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