"So, I neglected all the rules of dominoes. Setting up a long row of them, pushing the first one over, and watching the rest fall down one by one gave me a perverse sense of satisfaction. It's not how the game is to be played, I'm told, but something about the music they made as they fell enchanted me!"
"In a time where our ability to navigate change and demonstrate true career resiliency, never have these 'little things' counted for so much. These small actions over time compound positively or negatively much like they do in a bank account. Lots of small proactive decisions add up in a positive way like regular savings into a bank account; where as complacency and bad decisions are like small debits eating away at your value over time."
"Bad decisions are like Trojan horses-you may not recognize the danger at first, but if you know your history, you'll learn to keep them outside ..."
METAMIA is a free database of analogy and metaphor. Anyone can contribute or search. The subject matter can be anything. Science is popular, but poetry is encouraged. The goal is to integrate our fluid muses with the stark literalism of a relational database. Metamia is like a girdle for your muses, a cognitive girdle.