Some Thoughts About Commitment From Various Authors

“The job is what you do when you are told what to do. The job is showing up at the factory, following instructions, meeting spec, and being managed.

Someone can always do your job a little better or faster or cheaper than you can.

The job might be difficult, it might require skill, but it’s a job.

Your art is what you do when no one can tell you exactly how to do it. Your art is the act of taking personal responsibility, challenging the status quo, and changing people.

I call the process of doing your art ‘the work.’ It’s possible to have a job and do the work, too. In fact, that’s how you become a linchpin.

The job is not the work.”

Seth Godin

“Freedom is not the absence of commitments, but the ability to choose – and commit myself to – what is best for me.”

Paulo Coelho

“Persistence. Perfection. Patience. Power. Prioritize your passion. It keeps you sane.”

Criss Jami

“If you had started doing anything two weeks ago, by today you would have been two weeks better at it.”

John Mayer

“We cannot be sure of having something to live for unless we are willing to die for it.”

Ernesto Che Guevara

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