An old Somali proverb:
Me and my clan against the world;
Me and my family against my clan;
Me and my brother against my family;
Me against my brother.
Source: The Economist
P.S.: It’s not just the Somalis
Nobody is nostalgic for the communist era, but many people are nostalgic for their youth
Ivan Klima, a Czech novelist (Source)
People come to rock concerts, Mr Springsteen writes, “to be reminded of something they already know and feel.”
Teach when you are filled with wonder, before you become a boring expert.
— Mark Pilgrim (via Matt Mullenweg)
“I will personally continue to advocate for equality for all people until my toes point up.”
– Tim Cook
Love that phrase, ‘until my toes point up’.
Such a sweet (to me) way of writing about death :D