2019 — the five people who moved me and what I’ve learned

‘He saw marriage as the loving alignment of two people who could lead parallel lives, but without forgoing any independent dreams or ambitions. for me, marriage was more like a full-on merger, a reconfiguring of two lives into one, with the well-being of a family taking precedence of any one agenda or goal.”

“If you could understand impermanence deeply, you would develop more equanimity. You would not get too excited about either the ups or downs of life. And only then would you be ready to develop that deeper sense of empathy and compassion for everything around you.”

“People who care, act, and refuse to give up may not change the world, but they can change many individual worlds.”

“Don’t be in the business of playing it safe. Be in the business of creating possibilities for greatness.”

“of all the decisions that go into making a life — the choices people make, together and on their own, that combine to produce any single event. Grains of sand, incalculable, pressing into sediment, then rock.”

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Katharina

Katharina

Global learner I Optimist I Strategist — passionate about impact investing, growth, technology and people