The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
You must have the confidence to override people with more credentials than you whose cognition is impaired by incentive-caused bias or some similar psychological force that is obviously present. But there are also cases where you have to recognize that you have no wisdom to add—and that your best course is to trust some expert. In effect, you’ve got to know what you know and what you don’t. What could possibly be more useful in life than that?
There are no great people in this world, only great challenges which ordinary people rise to meet. Our ‘greatest” Presidents are felt to be Washington and Lincoln or Lincoln and Washington. They are historically thought to be the greatest because they presided at a time of national crisis and rose to that challenge.
Character consists of what you do on the third or fourth try.
It’s not so much that happy people are thankful but that thankful people are happy.
Everything is energy and that’s all there to it. Match the frequency of the reality you want and you cannot help but get that reality. It can be no other way. This is not philosophy. This is physics.