The journey or the destination?


“Which is more important”, asked Big Panda,
“the journey or the destination?”

“The company”, said Tiny Dragon.


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Little steps…


“little steps are needed to grow
and growth is needed for
taking bigger steps”

Hans West

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If you get tired


“If you get tired,
learn to rest,
not quit…”


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We modderen allemáál


“We modderen allemáál…
Maar als we nou een beetje liefdevol dezelfde kant op modderen dan komen we een heel eind, samen.”

Hans West

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Life is a deadly disease (& life’s risks)


“Life is a deadly disease. And it is transmitted sexually…”

John Cleese

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We do not inherit the world


“We do not inherit the world from our ancestors.
We borrow it from our youngsters…”

Indiaans Spreekwoord

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I am Possible


“Nothing is impossible.
The word itself says I’m possible!”

Audrey Hepburn

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Je kan tijd niet vinden of maken


“Je kan tijd niet vinden of maken, niet eens doden.
Tijd is, niets meer dan dàt.
Je kan tijd slechts indelen en toewijzen of beleven.”

Hans West

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Wat heb je al gedaan…


“Het gaat er niet om waar je naartoe zou moeten…
het draait er om waar je vandaan komt
en wat je al gedaan hebt om nu hier te zijn…”

Hans West

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Happy life


“The general idea of a happy life is:
To die young, as late in life as possible…”


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“ikigai” is not something grand or extraordinary


“Look at what’s in front of you:
Ikigai is not something grand or extraordinary. It’s something pretty matter-of-fact.””

Gordon Mathews

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The three seats (actually 4) for your critics


“Always resereve 3 seats for the 3 critics in your arena that will always be there: Shame, Scarcity and Comparion.
Welcome them and tell them that you know their opinion but that you are really not interested in their feedback…”

Brené Brown

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Ont-moeten… voor jezelf


“ont-moeten… want er staat ècht niemand anders aan de finish dan jijzelf”

Hans West

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Nervus Vagus


“the heart, guts and brain communicate intimately via a nerve (the pneumogastric or vagus nerve) the critical nerve in the expression and management of emotions in both humans and animals…
When the mind is strongly excited it instantly affects the state of the viscera.”

George Darwin


Een enorm interessante zenuw voor de werking van ons brein en onze emoties
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Live unfuckwithable


“Be fucking fearless.
Have a vision.
Stay hustling.
Keep your focus.
Get motivated.
Get shit done.
Live inspired.
Live unfuckwithable.”


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a masterpiece in progress


“You are allowed to be
both a masterpiece
and a work in progress


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A leader is best when people…


“A leader is best when people barely notice he exists,
when his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
they will say: we did it ourselves”

Lao Tzu

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Learn the rules

Ideeën / Motivatie

“Learn the rules like a pro…
so you can break ‘em like an artist

Pablo Picasso

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Once you accept that role


“Remember this. The world wants to assign you a role. And once you accept that role, you’re doomed”

Robert Greene

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Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority


“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.”

Mark Twain

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Terrorized and flattened by trivialities


“We’re all going to die, all of us, what a circus! That alone should make us love each other but it doesn’t. We are terrorized and flattened by trivialities, we are eaten up by nothing.”

Charles Bukowski

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The inner voice of your children


“The things we say to our children will become their inner voice later…”

Unknown (Fitch?)

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Why we are very, very pissed off


“We’ve all been raised on television to believe that one day we’d all be millionaires, and movie gods, and rock stars. But we won’t. And we’re slowly learning that fact. And we’re very, very pissed off.”

Tyler Durden

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Nobility is being superior to your former self


“There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man. True nobility is being superior to your former self.

Ernest Hemingway

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What have you gained from meditation?


When asked, “What have you gained from meditation?”, the answer would be: “It is not what I have gained that is important but rather what I have diminished, namely, greed, hatred, and delusion.”

World Fellowship of Buddhists

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