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Ernest Hemingway in the bar Floridita in Havana, unknown date.

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"Sometimes under-preparation is very good, because it instils fear and fear is galvanising. It makes you break out of yourself. If you’re prepared, then you think you’re ready, and if you think you’re ready, then you’re not ready."

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kinda need this the night before tough mudder when i haven’t trained at all!

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There is no correct way to grieve. There is no correct way to mourn those you love, or to mourn acquaintances, or to mourn celebrities and strangers. And trying to conjure an inauthentic emotional response will only make you feel worse.

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But in the age of all this public emoting—some no doubt genuine, some signaling—it can be very easy to forget that not everyone is “deeply saddened” by the news of Williams’ death. Some aren’t even moderately saddened. And that’s okay, too.

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- Elizabeth Nolan Brown's nuanced take on the social norms around reacting to celebrity deaths. Complement with Meghan O’Rourke on the messiness of grief. (via explore-blog)
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Robin Williams’ fans spontaneously turn the “Good Will Hunting” bench into a memorial
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A 1887 handwritten draft of Whitman’s 1865 poem “O Captain! My Captain!

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"A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves."

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"When life is sweet, say thank you and celebrate. And when life is bitter, say thank you and grow."

- Shauna Niequist (via awelltraveledwoman)

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