Fear of uncertainty and of a possible painful future: it often stops us from accomplishing great things in our lives.
But I think that fear is often crippling because most people don’t understand risk. They might think that they do, but, in actuality, they really don’t. They only understand it in a kind of loosey-goosey way, but not in a deep, experiential way.
Quotes, man. I love them.
Excerpts, proverbs, quips, riddles, koans, aphorisms, limericks, snippets, and lyrics— I’m not the type to discriminate. I love them all.
Being a top athlete takes a lot of grit and perseverance. Because whenever one feels complacent is exactly when one might fall flat on one’s face. So, professional sports are constant acts of pushing past limits. And not every person can manage such levels of physical and mental efforts.
The Art of War is a book that was recommended to me by a veteran trader back in 2006 when I had just begun trading full time.