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Fail Safe: Debbie Millman’s Advice on Courage and the Creative Life
Fail Safe: Debbie Millman’s Advice on Courage and the Creative Life

“Imagine immensities, don’t compromise, and don’t waste time.”

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Greil Marcus on How the Division of High vs. Low Robs Culture of Its Essence
Greil Marcus on How the Division of High vs. Low Robs Culture of Its Essence

“What art does … is tell us, make us feel that what we think we know, we don’t.”

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This Is Water: David Foster Wallace on Life
This Is Water: David Foster Wallace on Life

Revisiting the tragic literary hero’s only public insights on life.

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Make Good Art: Neil Gaiman’s Advice on the Creative Life, Adapted by Design Legend Chip Kidd
Make Good Art: Neil Gaiman’s Advice on the Creative Life, Adapted by Design Legend Chip Kidd

“Make New Mistakes. Make glorious, amazing mistakes. Make mistakes nobody’s ever made before.”

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David Foster Wallace’s Timeless Graduation Speech on the Meaning of Life, Adapted in a Short Film
David Foster Wallace’s Timeless Graduation Speech on the Meaning of Life, Adapted in a Short Film

“The real value of a real education … has almost nothing to do with knowledge and everything to do with simple awareness.”

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Words To Live By: 5 Timeless Commencement Addresses
Words To Live By: 5 Timeless Commencement Addresses

Gifts vs. choices, the benefits of failure, and what calligraphy has to do with Apple’s success.

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