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What a man is contributes much more to his happiness than what he has, or how he is regarded by others. What a man is, and so what he has in his own person, is always the chief thing to consider; for his individuality accompanies him always and everywhere, and gives its color to all his experiences …

From Arthur Schopenhauer in The Wisdom of Life: …what a man is contributes much more to his happiness than what he has, or how he is regarded by others. What a man is, and so what he has in his own person, is always the chief thing to consider; for his individuality accompanies him always …

“It’s very important,” said Mr. Buffett, “always to live your life by an inner scorecard, not an outer scorecard.”

In 2008, Mohnish Pabrai and Guy Spier paid $650,100 for a charity lunch with Buffett. Spier, a hedge fund manager based in Zurich, later recalled the meal in his 2014 memoir, The Education of a Value Investor, which I helped him write. What stood out most for him from this three-hour masterclass with Mr. Buffett …

A man who becomes conscious of the responsibility he bears towards a human being who affectionately waits for him, or to an unfinished work, will never be able to throw away his life

Viktor E. Frankl in Man’s Search for Meaning p. 88 [The] uniqueness and singleness which distinguishes each individual and gives a meaning to his existence has a bearing on creative work as much as it does on human love. When the impossibility of replacing a person is realized, it allows the responsibility which a man …