By Nature men are nearly alike

By Nature men are nearly alikeBy practice they get wide apart– Confucius We all have base level instincts and emotions, anger, sadness, happiness etc This is where we are all alike, but through practice or not is where we set ourselves apart One person can have desires for material things and always gives in toContinue reading “By Nature men are nearly alike”

Don’t cheat the world of your contribution.

Don’t cheat the world of your contribution. Give it what you’ve got – Steven Pressfield We’re not going to be a hit overnightOur work may go unnoticed for a very long time.We may feel like we’re getting nowhereBut one day all of a sudden  something might change. But it never will if we give upContinue reading “Don’t cheat the world of your contribution.”

Now is no time to think of what you do not have

“Now is no time to think of what you do not have.Think of what you can do with that there is” -Hemingway When Musonius Rufus was exiled from Rome, he would use that time to help the others who were also exiled. He found them an underwater spring and stated how man usually turn outContinue reading “Now is no time to think of what you do not have”

Evil Is…

Evil is Whatever Distracts Franz Kafka I happened to stumble upon that quote whilst being distracted. Distractions do nothing but take away time from doing something meaningful and take away time from our life as a direct result of that. Distractions don’t allow us to get any Deep Work accomplished as Cal Newport would say,Continue reading “Evil Is…”

Ideas come from nowhere

There is no Idea Dump, no Story Central, no Island of the Buried Bestsellers Stephen King In his book about ‘on writing’ he says that ideas just come out of nowhere, sometimes it’s two ideas put together And our job is to recognise them when they do appear, not to go out looking for themContinue reading “Ideas come from nowhere”