Derek Sivers

Programmer, writer, avid student of life. I make useful things, and share what I learn.

The Grand Pursuit

Great phrase from this interview with rags-to-riches investor George Soros:

Have your billions made you happy?
I’m reasonably happy, but the money’s not the point. It’s an indication that I’ve succeeded in the grand adventure of understanding reality.

I love the way he puts that.

For him it’s investing. For others it’s songwriting. For me it’s creating businesses that help musicians.

It all feels like a grand pursuit to understand the world, doesn’t it?

What’s your grand pursuit?