— Charlie Munger
— Alex Green “… This is doubly true when the person you’re dealing with is a zealot. (I define a zealot as someone who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject.) You probably have better things to do than bang your head against the wall. Ideally, you want to converse with someone who
“I think we have a lot of self-limiting beliefs. And the self-limiting beliefs, a lot of these come from inside us. Basically, I can’t do this. I can’t do that. This is just the way I am. One of the most common problems is, this is just the way I am as if we have
— Maria Popova Self-possession: “the state or feeling of being calm, confident, and in control of one’s feelings; composure.” — Dictionary “What is self-possession in philosophy? Self-possession is just that: not being possessed by someone else. It is achieved not through controlling ourselves, but through recognising how we unwittingly cede power to others, and then ceasing
— Morgan Housel (https://www.collaborativefund.com/blog/goalpost/) ”… In 2004 the New York Times interviewed Stephen Hawking, the late scientist whose motor-neuron disease left him paralyzed and unable to talk since age 21. “Are you always this cheerful?” the Times asked. “My expectations were reduced to zero when I was 21,” Hawking said. “Everything since then has been a bonus,” he replied.