“There’s no such thing as a teenager that listens to a single word their father says.”

Justin Townes Earle

is a species of sadness that when we are open to the fact that is inherently difficult and that suffering and disappointment are core parts of universal experience.”

Alain de Botton (See also his YouTube channel)

“Everyone faces up more bravely to a thing for which he has long prepared himself, sufferings, even, being withstood if they have been for in advance.”


When my wrestlers got their hands raised. Dan Gable

An ignorant state, stress is. Yoda