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Words of Wisdom

“If you're going through hell, keep going.” – Winston Churchill

“Running a start-up is like chewing glass and staring into the abyss. After a while, you stop staring, but the glass chewing never ends.” – Elon Musk

“Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” – Winston Churchill

“We waste years because we cannot waste hours.” – Shane Parrish

“Survival is the ultimate performance measure.” – Vicki TenHaken

“Humans don’t mind hardship, in fact they thrive on it; what they mind is not feeling necessary. Modern society has perfected the art of making people not feel necessary.” – Sebastian Junger

“Show me a man who thinks he’s objective and I’ll show you a man who’s deceiving himself.” – Henry Luce

“Well done is better than well said.” – Benjamin Franklin

“The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.” – Paul Valery

“Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities.” – Aristotle

“Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“No matter how big a nation is, it is no stronger than its weakest people, and as long as you keep a person down, some part of you has to be down there to hold him down, so it means you cannot soar as you might otherwise.” – Marian Anderson

“The greatest killer of happiness is comparison.” – Shane Parrish

“Any fool can know. The point is to understand.” – Albert Einstein

“Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler.” – Albert Einstein

"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth." – Marcus Aurelius

“Rome wasn’t built in a day, but they were laying bricks every hour.” – John Heywood

"You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.” – Winston Churchill

“Our time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life”. – Steve Jobs

“You can do anything, but not everything.” – David Allen

"Those who keep learning will keep rising in life." – Charlie Munger

"A majority of life's errors are caused by forgetting what one is really trying to do." – Charlie Munger

"I would argue that passion is more important than brainpower." – Charlie Munger

“We live on an island surrounded by a sea of ignorance. As our island of knowledge grows, so does the shore of our ignorance.” – John Archibald Wheeler

“Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood and probably themselves will not be realized. Make big plans; aim high in hope and work.” – Daniel Hudson Burnham

“There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist.” – Mark Twain

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