“This second, we can sit down and do our work.”
“The idea that life is a series of adversities and each one is an opportunity to behave well instead of badly, is a very very good idea.”
If you want tactics to act effectively in adversity, you might like my book.
“It never ceases to amaze me: we all love ourselves more than other people, but care more about their opinion than our own”
“Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else’s.”—Billy Wilder
“If you are going to do anything big, you are by definition unqualified to do it.”
—James Watson, co-discoverer of DNA
The common problem, yours, mine, every one’s
Is–not to fancy what were fair in life
Provided it could be,–but, finding first
What may be, then find how to make it fair
Up to our means: a very different thing!
— Robert Browning, Bishop Blougram’s Apology