notsokrates

a life of cheerful simplicity

Advice to youngsters

First off: Reputation, Posterity and Cool are traps. They’ll drain the life from your life. Reputation, Posterity and Cool = Fear.

Let me put that another way. Bob Hope once said, “When I was twenty, I worried what everything thought of me. When I turned forty, I didn’t care what anyone thought of me. And then I made it to sixty, and I realized no one was ever thinking of me.”

From Patton Oswalt

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This entry was posted on 28 July, 2008 by in Uncategorized and tagged .
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