10. Benefits of Owning Less Stuff
- Spend Less money
- Less Stress
- Easier to Clean
- More Freedom
- Good for the Environment
- Be More Productive
- Own Higher Quality Things
- Visually Appealing
- Time for Things that Matter Most
- Find Things Easier
Vincent is writing about design, music, entrepreneurship and things he has learned.
Optimism, pessimism, fuck that; we’re going to make it happen. As God is my bloody witness, I’m hell-bent on making it work. Whatever the odds you face, there is nothing in life you cannot achieve, if you have committed yourself wholeheartedly to the cause.
— Elon Musk, interviewed by Wired Magazine’s Carl Hoffman
Education is what people do to you and learning is what you do to yourself.
— Joi Ito
I’m not the best director and I’m not the best musician – and I don’t think I will ever be – but at least there is a little country in between where I can be the king. It’s probably going to be a small country, but at least I can live there happily.
The younger brother writes formulaic songs and knows what works and how to get paid for it. Good job, younger brother. But the older brother is interested in ascension. He wants to tell this story of connection, communication, and love through time—not through any structure that has anything to do with previous forms. That’s the hardest thing today: not trying to deliberately go against formula because that’s formula too. I’m talking about ascensions here.
— Nicolas Jaar