From this point, your strategy is to make everyone else get on your level, you’re not going down to theirs. You’re not competing with anyone else, ever again. They’re going to have to compete with you. From now on, the end result is all that matters.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, or a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
We control our actions, but the consequences that flow from those actions are controlled by principles.
Anyone who isn’t embarrassed by who they were last year probably isn’t learning enough.
Motivation gets you going, but discipline keeps you growing.
Suppose you read about a pill that you could take once a day to reduce anxiety and increase your contentment. Would you take it? Suppose further that the pill has a great variety of side effects, all of them good: increased self-esteem, empathy, and trust; it even improves memory. Suppose, finally, that the pill is all natural and costs nothing. Now would you take it? The pill exists. It’s called meditation.
The Happiness Hypothesis
The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking that we were at when we created them.
“Once you find your why, you will be able to find your way.” How do those things differ? Why is your purpose. Way is your path. When you find your why, your path automatically has purpose.
Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.
Things which matter most must never be at the mercy of things which matter least.