Dan Counsell


If I come across something that inspires me, I'll add it to this page. It can be anything from a classic quote, a line in a TV show, a paragraph from an interview, or just a random thought.

It's updated on an irregularly basis. New snippets are added at the top.

Nothing’s as good if you don’t share it.
— A line from Afterlife.

Be kind. Even to people who don’t appear to deserve it.
— Unknown

It's okay to change your mind.
— Unknown

This is the real secret of life – to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realise it is play.
— Alan Watts

Don’t be Dumb.
— This is a good reminder and sanity check for many situations in life.

It is not that we have a short time to live, but that we waste a lot of it.
— Seneca

The best things in life aren’t things.
— Unknown

You can do anything. But you can't do everything.
— David Allen

Making the decision to have a child It is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.
— Elizabeth Stone

If you don't like what you're doing, you can always pick up your needle and move to another groove.
— Timothy Leary

The more a thing tends to be permanent, the more it tends to be lifeless.
— Alan Watts

My favorite things in life don't cost any money. It's really clear that the most precious resource we all have is time.
— Steve Jobs

When I write I feel like an armless, legless man with a crayon in his mouth.
— Kurt Vonnegut

You have to be different, great, or first.
— Loretta Lynn

Eighty percent of success is showing up.
— Woody Allen