Quote(s) of the Day V

Perfect is the enemy of good.

— Voltaire, philosopher and writer

Don’t let the imaginary ideal make you stop, hesitate or second-guess yourself, whether in life or love.

Good is the enemy of great.

 Jim Collins, business consultant

Don’t let the comfortable status quo prevent you from pursuing excellence, whether in life or love.

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Aesthetics Brah

Japanese aesthetics, that is. Whenever I post pictures I get a good response, so here we go again — this is a sample of photos that I took in beautiful Japan:

Seeing red — Hozomon Gate, Asakusa

Seeing red — Hozomon Gate, Asakusa

Lanterns galore — street food in Asakusa

Lanterns galore — street food in Asakusa

Calm of night — Asakusa

Calm of night — Asakusa

Seeing double — Tokyo Skytree at night

Seeing double — Tokyo Skytree at night

Maid in Akihabara — colourful signs in electric town

Maid in Akihabara — colourful signs in electric town

Street art — in the side streets of Harajuku

Street art — in the side streets of Harajuku

Spidey senses — in the streets of Harajuku

Spidey senses — in the streets of Harajuku

Rilakkuma madness — Kiddy Land, Harajuku

Rilakkuma madness — Kiddy Land, Harajuku

Splashes of colour — along Meiji Dori

Splashes of colour — along Meiji Dori

Warriors — outside a sumo stable in Ningyo-cho

Warriors — outside a sumo stable in Ningyo-cho

Path of gold — ginkgo leaves blanket the footway in the University of Tokyo

Path of gold — ginkgo leaves blanket the footway at the University of Tokyo

Lights, camera, action — revellers at Womb

Lights, camera, action — revellers at Womb