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The Daily Man-Up: Spark

July 8, 2019 | No Comments » | Topics: Quotes |

Spark

I always resented all the years, the hours, the
minutes I gave them as a working stiff, it
actually hurt my head, my insides, it made me
dizzy and a bit crazy — I couldn’t understand the
murdering of my years
yet my fellow workers gave no signs of
agony, many of them even seemed satisfied, and
seeing them that way drove me almost as crazy as
the dull and senseless work.

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The Daily Man-Up

May 28, 2019 | No Comments » | Topics: Man-Up, Quotes |

(photo: @joshuaearle)

“I don’t think it hurts, sometimes, to remember where you came from…They call it ‘9 to 5.’ It’s never 9 to 5… And what hurts is the steadily diminishing humanity of those fighting to hold jobs they don’t want but fear the alternative worse. People simply empty out. They are bodies with fearful and obedient minds. The color leaves the eye. The voice becomes ugly. And the body. The hair. The fingernails. The shoes. Everything does. As a young man I could not believe that people could give their lives over to those conditions.

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May 2, 2019 | No Comments » | Topics: Quotes |

Comfort is a drug Once you get used to it, it becomes addicting. Give a weak man consistent sex, good food, cheap entertainment and he’ll throw his ambitions right out the window. The comfort zone is where dreams go to die

 

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May 1, 2019 | No Comments » | Topics: Man-Up, Quotes |

(photo: @fabrizioverrecchia)

First I was dying to finish high school and start college. And then I was dying to finish college and start working. And then I was dying to marry and have children. And then I was dying for my children to grow old enough for school so I could return to work. And then I was dying to retire.

And now I am dying…

And suddenly I realize I forgot to live.

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