If you want to be known for something, repeat it. If you want to create a habit, repeat it. If you want to get good at something, repeat it. If you want to find out “why,” repeat it. Invention is fun. Repetition is key.

Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life. Wisława Szymborska https://jamesclear.com/3-2-1/october-20-2022

I have a somewhat cryptic note relatively devoid of context in one of my notes apps (pro tip: having more than one is counterproductive, probably) that caught my attention on a random scroll through. It can allegedly be credited to copywriter Gary Halbert. There is a stronger emotional driver than …

Forever young 🎶 The chief prevention against getting old is to remain astonished. Kevin Kelly https://jamesclear.com/3-2-1/september-15-2022

Recapturing (or never losing) a child-like sense of wonder is key for curiosity. Children are joyful and treat each day as a miracle—in part because they are continually surprised. Each day, they hear a new word or listen to a new song or learn about a new animal. It's their first time visiting that …

Why is curiosity where it’s at?

It’s better to be curious than it is to have raw intelligence. If you’re curious, you can figure a lot of things out. If you’re just smart, but you’re bored, then you’re not going to dig in enough to get to that deep generalism. James Clear https://overcast.fm/+XZBxzlQrc/25:33 Pair with: Is Your …

An Occasionally Growing Quote Thread On Education

What are we teaching for? Teaching is successful only as it causes people to think for themselves. What the teacher thinks matters little; what he makes the child think matters much. Alice Moore Hubbard https://jamesclear.com/3-2-1/july-7-2022 What are we grading for? the educational signaling …

An Occasionally Growing Quote Thread About Curiosity

I consider curiosity my superpower. So why not collect some bits that make that valuation seem justified. I do not like the idea of happiness — it is too momentary. I would say that I was always busy and interested in something — interest has more meaning to me than the idea of happiness. Georgia …

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