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Iconic Graphic Designer Milton Glaser on Art, Education, and the Kindness of the Universe
Iconic Graphic Designer Milton Glaser on Art, Education, and the Kindness of the Universe

“If you perceive the universe as being a universe of abundance, then it will be. If you think of the universe as one of scarcity, then it will be.”

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Annie Dillard on What a Stunt Pilot Knows About Impermanence, Creativity, and the Meaning of Life
Annie Dillard on What a Stunt Pilot Knows About Impermanence, Creativity, and the Meaning of Life

“Who could breathe, in a world where rhythm itself had no periods?”

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Aung San Suu Kyi on What It Takes to Be Free from Fear
Aung San Suu Kyi on What It Takes to Be Free from Fear

“Fearlessness may be a gift, but perhaps most precious is [the] courage that comes from cultivating the habit of refusing to let fear dictate one’s actions.”

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The Dark: An Illustrated Meditation on Overcoming Fear from Lemony Snicket and Jon Klassen
The Dark: An Illustrated Meditation on Overcoming Fear from Lemony Snicket and Jon Klassen

A heart-warming allegory about what it means to make peace with our demons.

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Helen Keller on Optimism
Helen Keller on Optimism

“Doubt and mistrust are the mere panic of timid imagination, which the steadfast heart will conquer, and the large mind transcend.”

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Kierkegaard on Why Anxiety Powers Creativity Rather Than Hindering It
Kierkegaard on Why Anxiety Powers Creativity Rather Than Hindering It

“Because it is possible to create — creating one’s self, willing to be one’s self… — one has anxiety. One would have no anxiety if there were no possibility whatever.”

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