“This is listening as a martial art, balancing the subtle behaviors of emotional intelligence and the assertive skills of influence, to gain access to the mind of another person. ” ― Chris Voss, Never Split the Difference
“My father believes hunger is in the mind. I know differently. I know that hunger is in the mind and the body and the heart and the soul.” ― Roxane Gay
“Will any man despise me? Let him see to it. But I will see to it that I may not be found doing or saying anything that deserves to be despised.”― Marcus Aurelius,
“I do not try to dance better than anyone else. I only try to dance better than myself.”― Arianna Huffington,
“Do not fight them. Instead think of them the way you think of children, or pets, not important enough to affect your mental balance” ― Robert Greene
“Be wary of friends—they will betray you more quickly, for they are easily aroused to envy. They also become spoiled and tyrannical.