10 Awesome Words (or Phrases) to Live By

Given my inspiring life of late – wedding, friends and family, TEDxSydney, an appearance at the Sydney Writers’ Festival and being part of Stories Then and Now (a theatre performance), I thought this was a fitting post to re-share ahead of me having a moment to sit down and gather my thoughts about everything!

TEDActive Blog

At TEDActive 2012, TEDActivators opened their gift bags to find a copy of the Holstee Manifesto, the famous poster beginning with the words “This is your life.” Here, we’ve collected ten other inspiring quotes, manifestos and beautifully designed graphics that speak to us. What are the words that inspire you?

1. Austin Kleon’s “Steal Like an Artist” is a creative manifesto made from the ten pieces of advice he wished he had heard when he was starting out.

2. Ralph Waldo Emerson: “Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.” Ryan McArthur successfully captures the complexity of Emerson’s words with his minimalistic design.

3. Maptia‘s goal is to build an inspirational map created from memorable experiences. Maptia’s Manifesto is “a pledge to be open to new things, to always stay curious, and to go explore the world – whether it is just around the corner…

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