Choose those who accept you. Not the ones who change you and then accept you.
Violence is not the way to everlasting peace.
Even when you’re right, you may lose. What do you do? Either accept the wrong or strive harder for victory.
When you don’t have enough time, you prioritise. It doesn’t mean you should give up on the tasks at the end of the list, instead you should wait until the right moment has arrived.
People with deepest wound have the highest motivation to achieve.
We need to have strong education and soft punishment. Not the other way round.
Anyone can do simple things. But some people can do simple things in such exceptional ways that they become extraordinary.
Evolution makes things good enough, not perfect. But why?
If you were given an assignment would you work hard or work smart? Work smart is what our bodies did.
So if you already worked smart that should provide a scaffolding for working hard right? Why not make the model better if the structure is already in place? That doesn’t happen.
As time goes on we face new challenges, making us shift our focus from an ongoing work to a new project. Our bodies starts a new project for a new challenge, safely assuming that the other projects will protect the base.
Doing everything shifts focus from doing simple things. And it’s an even bigger touché when those simple things turn out to be the solution to everything in the end.
Self control is not denial of pleasure. Self controls helps to create a calm state of mind that in turn helps us to maximize pleasure.