"Free-floating ambition is toxic because it means that anyone who has accomplished anything in any realm of human endeavor is the enemy because she might be your competition. So you hate everyone a little bit, but behind this wall of hatred you still feel vulnerable. And you are vulnerable, but not because of the competition. You’re vulnerable because if anyone points you in anything that seems like a direction, that’s where you’ll go."
— And The Heart Says Whatever  

(I was going to ask Maris to do this but that seemed too weird.  This is also weird but I HAD TO DO IT)

"Free-floating ambition is toxic because it means that anyone who has accomplished anything in any realm of human endeavor is the enemy because she might be your competition. So you hate everyone a little bit, but behind this wall of hatred you still feel vulnerable. And you are vulnerable, but not because of the competition. You’re vulnerable because if anyone points you in anything that seems like a direction, that’s where you’ll go."

And The Heart Says Whatever  


(I was going to ask Maris to do this but that seemed too weird.  This is also weird but I HAD TO DO IT)

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    Losing my edge
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    Yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes
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    An awesome quote and so, so true.
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    FYI, that’s a pretty good book and you should read it.
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