Posts Tagged ‘hard’

“The inferior man’s reasons for hating knowledge are not hard to discern.  He hates it because it is complex – because it puts an unbearable burden on his meager capacity for taking in ideas. Thus his search is always for short cuts. All superstitions are short cuts. Their aim is to make the unintelligible simple, and even obvious.” -H.L. Menkel

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“Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.” -Theodore Roosevelt

“Confession: I care what people think of me. I care too much! So much ‘self-help’ is about not caring what people think of you. Blaze your own path! Go the road less traveled! Be a unique voice! But my brain rebels against that. I want to be liked. When I was a kid I was very unpopular. It’s hard to get rid of the need to be popular.” -James Altucher

“Knowledge learned the hard way combined with the avoidance of error, whenever and wherever possible, is the soundest basis for success in any endeavor.” -Felix Dennis

Hard Pursuit

Posted: April 9, 2018 in Thought for the Day
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“Focus is hard to gain when you don’t have a path to pursue.” -James Altucher

Hard Teaching

Posted: February 18, 2018 in Thought for the Day
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“Experience is often a hard teacher because you get the test first and the lesson afterward.” -Unknown

“The inferior man’s reasons for hating knowledge are not hard to discern. He hates it because it is complex – because it puts an unbearable burden on his meager capacity for taking in ideas. Thus his search is always for short cuts. All superstitions are such short cuts. Their aim is to make the unintelligible simple, and even obvious.” -H.L. Mencken