Perfection is finally attained not when there is no longer anything to add, but when there is no longer anything to take away.
People think focus means saying yes to the thing you’ve got to focus on. But that’s not what it means at all.
It means saying no to the hundred other good ideas that there are.
You have to pick carefully. I’m actually as proud of the things we haven’t done as the things I have done.
Innovation is saying ‘no’ to 1,000 things.
First, forget inspiration.
Habit is more dependable.
Habit will sustain you whether you are inspired or not.
Habit is persistence in practice.
Art is expressing one’s universal wound – the wound of living a finite life of incomplete meanings.
Every model is wrong, but some are useful.
Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place.
If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that.
I can make a decision with 30% of information. Anything more than 80% is too much.