The right thing to do


Virtuous people do what’s right because it’s the right thing to do. They don’t need a better reason than that.

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You missed something


I once asked James Altucher about the role of confidence in decision-making. He replied that confidence is very important! It’s a great indication that you missed something.

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Count yourself lucky


I used to like to say “If that’s the worst thing that happens to you today, you can count yourself lucky.”

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Get out of your own way


On those wonderful days when I sit down and just write like five posts, the fifth post is always easier than the first one. It feels smoother. There’s less resistance, and a better conduit between thought and page.

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Decisions which matter


Epictetus compared life to a play. The director decides what part you get. You don’t have any real input into that. All you get to decide is whether you’re going to play your part well.

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