Manifestos: Stefan Sagmeister

 

Stefan Sagmeister

MANIFESTO

 

Helping other people helps me

Having guts always works out for me

Thinking that life will be better in the future is stupid. I have to live now

Being not truthful always works against me

Everything I do always comes back to me

Assuming is stifling

Drugs feel great in the beginning and become a drag later on

Money does not make me happy

Travelling alone is helpful for a new perspective on life

Keeping a diary supports personal development

Trying to look good  limits my life

Material luxuries are best enjoyed in small doses

Worrying solves nothing

Complaining is silly. Either act or forget

Actually doing the things I set out to do increases my satisfaction

Everybody thinks they are right

Low expectations are a good strategy

Everybody who is honest is interesting.

 

First published in ICON, issue 404, August 2007

 

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