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“Ordinary life is pretty complex stuff.”

– Harvey Pekar

“Allow yourself to enjoy each happy moment in your life.”

– Steve Maraboli

reneesogueco asked: I am majoring in journalism right now and am still confused as to what path I actually want to take in this field. What advice can you give someone like me?

I would say that you should follow what you love. It is a cliché, I know, but doing for the rest of your life something you don’t like very much is hell.

Anonymous asked: Book recommendations please! (:

The Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger: It shows you what a teenager thinks. His fears, what does he loves and how can they react.

On the Road, Jack Kerouac: The author can make you feel that you are traveling on the routes of United States in late 40s. He can make you feel free.

High Fidelity, Nick Hornby: I love music and this is a perfect book for music lovers. In the end, is a book about love, but in the middle of it is full of songs.

Ham on Rye, Charles Bukowski: Hank is one of my favorites writers (his poetry is amazing) and this is an autobiography. Every anecdote makes us understand why Bukowski thinks as he does.

A Moveable Feast, Ernest Hemingway: This book narrates Hemingway’s life in París in the 20s as an expatriate writer. You can read it 30 times.

“Mankind flung its advance agents ever outward, ever outward. Eventually it flung them out into space, into the colorless, tasteless, weightless sea of outwardness without end. It flung them like stones.”

– Kurt Vonnegut, The Sirens of Titan

“Things Happen and once they start happening you pretty much just to hold on for dear life and see where they drop you when they stop.”

– Meg Rosoff, How I Live Now

“Don’t stay in bed, unless you can make money in bed.”

– George Burns

“Happiness is a state of mind, a choice, a way of living; it is not something to be achieved, it is something to be experienced.”

– Steve Maraboli

“Every minute you spend in planning saves 10 minutes in execution; this gives you a 1,000 percent Return on Energy!”

– Brian Tracy

“In a person’s lifetime there may be not more than half a dozen occasions that he can look back to in the certain knowledge that right then, at that moment, there was room for nothing but happiness in his heart.”

– Ernestine Gilbreth Carey, Belles on Their Toes