Philosophical Thought of the Day


Every man's life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.

- Ernest Hemingway

 

How do we know when to move on in life?

This is a question I often find myself asking, well...all the time. I don't know about you, but I live constantly worrying about missing out on new opportunities. While I don't know if this is healthy way of living, it's the way I have always lived my life. Even now when I play a video game with multiple options I will always save a game so I can come back and try both approaches. But I digress from my original point. I never want to feel like I am becoming stagnant or moving too fast. I want the most from life, but just like Goldilocks: not to fast, not to slow, but just right. I could tell you how I follow my gut and instincts, but this isn't entirely true. While I do get that nagging feeling to move on, or I may ignore that anxious one and sit still just a while longer. But in the end I always try to weigh each situation logically before I make a move. It's a delicate balance just like everything else in life, but the one piece of advice that rings loudest is the most simple; live without regrets. If you ever feel that you may have a regret about a decision you're about to make take a moment and think it over first. Every moment in life has two or more outcomes, so despite what we may think we always have a choice. Life's a magician and it's bag of tricks are the choices we face every day.

- Robby Silk

Philosophical Thought of the Day

For a true writer each book should be a new beginning where he tries again for something that is beyond attainment. He should always try for something that has never been done or that others have tried and failed. Then sometimes, with great luck, he will succeed.

- Ernest Hemingway: Nobel Prize acceptance speech, 1954

Sometimes we have to remind ourselves of what we have when everything else in our lives falls apart. Every distraction lost is new perspective gained, and when everything is lost and broken we will be left surrounded with what matters most.

What would you be left with?

- Robby Silk

Philosophical Thought of the Day


There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.

- Ernest Hemingway

For me it was the ultimate journey of my life, the culmination of everything I've prepared for in my life, it will forever be the moment in my life that will never compare to anything else; amazing, miraculous, life changing.

- Robby Silk