Carnet de notes


The first principle is that you must not fool yourself—and you are the easiest person to fool.

— Richard Feynman


The ones who will be able to afford the autonomous car, are already sitting in the back seat.

— Carlos Tavares


Communication is limited by perspective.

— Andrei Tarkovsky


The learning of many things doesn't teach understanding of anything.

— Heraclitus


The defenders of our freedom have failed to take into account our Infinite appetite for distraction.

— Aldous Huxley


Wisdom lies in correctly discerning where we are free to mold reality to our desires and where we must accept the unaltered with tranquility.

— Seneca


The kinds of the food we produce, promote, and consume are driving everything that is wrong with our society.

— Mark Hyman


Democracy has no capability to prevent its development towards totalitarism when resources become scarce.

— Lasse Norlund


Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.

— Lao Tzu


Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.

— André Gide


I don't like training but I don't like dying either, so I'm going to train

— Beau Miles


There is meaning and satisfaction in living close to the source of things.

— Masanobu Fukuoka


We should not attribute to malice that which is more easily explained by stupidity

— Hanlon’s Razor


All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.

— Blaise Pascal


Beware the stories you read or tell; subtly, at night, beneath the waters of consciousness, they are altering your world.

— Ben Okri


The part can never be well unless the whole is well.

— Plato


He who jumps into the void owes no explanation to those who stand and watch.

— Jean-Luc Godard


Don't like trucks? Stop buying shit! Problem solved

— Bumper sticker on the I5


The essence of greatness is the perception that virtue is enough.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson


Their mistakes did more of the teaching than the explicit virtues they were trying to instill in me

— Sharon


The obstacle is the way

— Ryan Holiday


As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death

— Leonardo da Vinci


There is a beauty and clarity that comes from simplicity that we sometimes do not appreciate in our thirst for intricate solutions

— Dieter F. Uchtdorf


If hard work made us rich, donkeys would be draped in gold

— Craig


Conquer without struggle and you will succeed without glory

— Corneille


Find a thing, get good at it, get paid for it - and only then, focus on your passion

— Robbie


For me, letting go actually translated into getting control. Life is weird man.

— Thomas


Boring is beautiful

— my dad


Always play like an underdog

— Matthew McConaughey


Oh dear, I really ought to do something. But I'm already in my pyjamas

— My roommate


It’s when you look for meaning that you get confused.

— C. Bukowski


Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know

— Pema Chödrön


Design should be like vanilla ice cream: simple and sweet, plain without being austere.

— Franc Chimero


I have no idea what I'm doing out of my bed

— a t-shirt in SF


Simple doesn't mean weak

— Eva longchamp


You can’t make somenone act right but you can make him wish he did

— Kate from Marin, CA


True Elegance is knowing what to say and when to say it

— a waitress in a Nob Hill restaurant


If traveling was free, you'd never see me again

— Anthony from Squarespace


Do it for the memories.

— Sasha in SoMa


Work hard. Don't be an asshole. Share what you know.

— Brad Frost


Someday all this pain is going to be usefull

— Solid Snake


If you can't tell if this is terrible or great. That’s probably a sign you shouldn’t do it.

— Romain


The more you know, the less you need

— A design book


Learn everyday to allow the space between where you want to be and where you are to inspire you and not terrify you

— Ichika from SF MoMa


It's okay to love something a little too much, as long as it's real to you

— Jeffrey Ismael


It's nice to know that everyone else is a mess as well

— A guy a met in Party in Nob Hill


Sometimes you are so far behind, you'd think you are first

— Mimosa dean


Be nice.
Be useful.
Bring wine.

— My chinese roommate


The next big thing will be a lot of small things.

— A wall in Mission District


You don’t get to decide the truth. Life is big—much bigger than just yours.

— Franck Chimero