Quotes

“If I ordered a general to fly from one flower to another like a butterfly, or to write a tragic drama, or to change himself into a sea bird, and if the general did not carry out the order that he had received, which one of us would be in the wrong?” the king demanded. “The general, or myself?”

― The King

I started music when I was 17 like you guys.
If you’re going to do that for 10 – 20 years, music will change. I think failure is necessary at times.
If you don’t enjoy it anymore, the listeners lose out on it. So, take risks and don’t be afraid.

tablo to akdong

At that time, it was really difficult,
but those sufferings and hardships become everything of my music.

I’m not the best, but I am living with my best.
I learned that effort doesn’t betray like a person.

There were times I was lazy by having too much.
There were times I was tired of writing.

But in the end, I pick up my pen again.
At that moments, I am most joyful, trilled, and happy.

Mr. Gae, Jamsil

A man who wishes to make profession of goodness in everything must necessarily come to grief among so many who are not good.

Therefore it’s necessary to learn how not to be good, and use this knowledge and not use it, according to the necessity of the case.

Machiavelli

It is said that in order to achieve success in one field, ten thousand hours are required. The ten-thousand-hour rule. For Mozart and the Beatles and Steve Jobs and Kim Yuna, it wasn’t an innate genius or good luck that created their success, but the effort and pain of more than ten thousand hours of work. It could be that work, relationships, and love are like that. In order to achieve that accomplishment, you can’t wait for an innate something to show up or a stroke of luck—you have to work hard and try and suffer till the very end. It ain’t over ’til it’s over.

Whichever path you choose, there are always lingering thoughts of the road not taken. That’s why there are no choices without regrets, and no one right answer to life. All you can do is believe that the road you’ve chosen is the right answer, and turn it into the right answer. The right answer to life is to believe that you don’t regret your past choices and live on.

If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people together to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea