"Jeff Bezos says, ‘Your margin is my opportunity.’ That’s probably what Lyft and Uber were saying to each other as they slashed their commissions to 0. How do you beat a company that doesn’t need to make money? The 8 hours you need to sleep each night, are my opportunity. The time you spend with your family and friends, is my opportunity. If you’re not maxed out, if there’s still a shred of humanity left in you, then you’re just leaving your lunch on the table."
— Elaine Ou (via maxistentialist)
"I tell my students, ‘When you get these jobs that you have been so brilliantly trained for, just remember that your real job is that if you are free, you need to free somebody else. If you have some power, then your job is to empower somebody else. This is not just a grab-bag candy game."
— Toni Morrison (via maxistentialist)
(Source: jaegerjaques, via joestanley)
"Make no mistake about it: We are At War now — with somebody — and we will stay At War with that mysterious Enemy for the rest of our lives."
— Hunter S. Thompson: Fear & Loathing in America (via wilwheaton)
"The love of our neighbor in all its fullness simply means being able to say, ‘What are you going through?’"
— Simone Weil