Tag: books

  • A Leader Leads

    A Leader Leads
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    “One person, on doing well by others, immediately accounts the expected favor in return. Another is not so quick, but still considers the person a debtor and knows the favor. […]

  • Some Simple Rules

    Some Simple Rules
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    “In your actions, don’t procrastinate. In your conversations, don’t confuse. In your thoughts, don’t wander. In your soul, don’t be passive or aggressive. In your life, don’t be all about […]

  • The Start Up of You

    The Start Up of You
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    “But what does Socrates say? ‘Just as one person delights in improving his farm, and another his horse, so I delight in attending to my own improvement day by day.’” […]

  • Stop Monkeying Around

    Stop Monkeying Around
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    “Enough of this miserable, whining life. Stop monkeying around! why are you troubled? What’s new here? What’s so confounding? The one responsible? Take a good look. Or just the matter […]

  • Our Duty To Learn

    Our Duty To Learn
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    Stoic Quote

  • Learn, Practice, Train

    Learn, Practice, Train
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    “That’s why the philosophers warn us not to be satisfied with mere learning, but to add practice and then training. For as time passes we forget what we learned and […]

  • Do Your Job

    Do Your Job
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    “Whatever anyone does or says, for my part I’m bound to the good. In the same way an emerald or gold or purple might always proclaim: ‘whatever anyone does or […]

  • The Obstacle Is The Way

    The Obstacle Is The Way
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    “While it’s true that someone can impede our actions, they can’t impede our intentions and our attitudes, which have the power of being conditional and adaptable. For the mind adapts […]

  • No Excuses

    No Excuses
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    “It is possible to curb your arrogance, to overcome pleasure and pain, to rise above your ambition, and to not be angry with stupid and ungrateful people – yes, even […]

  • Allies part 3

    Allies part 3

    You might think that archery would be of no interest to, say, a baker or a farmer, but I can assure you that they will introduce whatever they see into […]

  • More on Allies

    More on Allies
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    The best allies are those who do not think like everyone else. That is why when you seek companions with whom you can share your enthusiasm for archery, trust your […]