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Discussion in 'Self Improvement' started by jk243, Nov 29, 2019.
We hate to have some people give us advice because we know how badly they need it themselves.
Another from Doidge:
"We must be learning if we are to feel fully alive, and when life, or love, becomes too predictable and it seems like there is little left to learn, we become restless—a protest, perhaps, of the plastic brain when it can no longer perform its essential task."
You keep asking what it means to be a man, and the truth is, there’s not just one way. Every morning you get up there’s a thousand chances to do the right thing, be a good man. Hopefully you get most of them right; you’re not gonna get all of them right.
Why do children want to grow up? Because they experience their lives as constrained by immaturity and perceive adulthood as a condition of greater freedom and opportunity. But what is there today, in America, that very poor and very rich adolescents want to do but cannot do? Not much: they can "do" drugs, "have" sex, "make" babies, and "get" money (from their parents, crime, or the State). For such adolescents, adulthood becomes synonymous with responsibility rather than liberty. Is it any surprise that they remain adolescents?
PMO is nothing but a piece of shit spray painted gold.
You may not have saved a lot of money in your life, but if you have saved a lot of heartaches for other folks, you are a pretty rich man.
Half the annoyances of life will disappear if one is only patient under them. Almost all the other half will go the same way if one does not worry over them.
Hope.— Pandora brought the box containing evils and opened it. It was the gift of the gods to men, a gift of most enticing appearance externally and called the 'box of happiness.' Thereupon all the evils, (living, moving things) flew out: from that time to the present they fly about and do ill to men by day and night. One evil only did not fly out of the box: Pandora shut the lid at the behest of Zeus and it remained inside. Now man has this box of happiness perpetually in the house and congratulates himself upon the treasure inside of it; it is at his service: he grasps it whenever he is so disposed, for he knows not that the box which Pandora brought was a box of evils. Hence he looks upon the one evil still remaining as the greatest source of happiness — it is hope.— Zeus intended that man, notwithstanding the evils oppressing him, should continue to live and not rid himself of life, but keep on making himself miserable. For this purpose he bestowed hope upon man: it is, in truth, the greatest of evils for it lengthens the ordeal of man.
PRINCIPLES OF LIVING LONG LIFE
Stay Away From Anger... It Hurts ....Only You !
If You Are Right Then There is No Need to Get Angry ...
And If You Are Wrong Then You Don't Have Any Right to
Patience With Family is Love .....
Patience With Others is Respect.
Patience With Self is Confidence And Patience With GOD
Never Think Hard About The PAST , It Brings Tears...
Don't Think More About The FUTURE , It Brings Fear...
Live This Moment With A Smile , It Brings Cheer.
Every Test in Our Life Makes Us Bitter Or Better .....
Every Problem Comes To Make Us Or Break Us !
The Choice is Ours Whether We Become Victims Or
Beautiful Things Are Not Always Good But Good Things
Are Always Beautiful ......
Do You Know Why God Created Gaps between Fingers ?
So That Someone , Who is Special To You , Comes And Fills
Those Gaps , By Holding Your Hand Forever.
" Happiness " Keeps You .... Sweet But Being Sweet Brings
If you fail to plan then you plan to fail.
The man who promises everything is sure to fulfill nothing, and everyone who promises too much is in danger of using evil means in order to carry out his promises, and is already on the road to perdition.
“I understood myself only after I destroyed myself. And only in the process of fixing myself, did I know who I really was.” - Sade Andria Zabala
Beware of the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than before.
Sometimes when I look at you, I feel I'm gazing at a distant star. It's dazzling, but the light is from tens of thousands of years ago. Maybe the star doesn't even exist anymore. Yet sometimes that light feels more real to me than anything. ' - Haruki Murakami
"Between stimulus and response, there is a space. Within that space lies the ability to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and freedom."
~ Stephen Covey, Author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Man never knows what he wants; he aspires to penetrate mysteries and as soon as he has, he wants to reestablish them. Ignorance irritates him and knowledge cloys.
"The sexiest thing in the entire world is being really smart. And being thoughtful. And being generous. Everything else is crap! I promise you! It's just crap that people try to sell you to make you feel like less. So don't buy it. Be smart, be thoughtful, and be generous." - Ashton Kutcher
"Huuuuuuuuuaahhhhhhhhhhhghhhhhhhhhhhhh" - Hoshgrish the Wild
The woods are lovely, dark and deep,
But I have promises to keep,
And miles to go before I sleep,
And miles to go before I sleep.
- Robert Frost
It is the highest form of self-respect to admit our errors and mistakes and make amends for them. To make a mistake is only an error in judgment, but to adhere to it when it is discovered shows infirmity of character.