Diamond’s Laws #11
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Diamond’s Laws to Live By #11:
Nobody can guarantee the future. The best we can do is size up the chances, calculate the risks involved, estimate our ability to deal with them and them make out plans with confidence – Henry Ford II
No one is free who cannot command himself/herself. –Pythagoras, Greek philosopher, the Father of Mathematics
Make yourself indispensable and you make yourself necessary.
Fear is one of the most negative emotions. It can immobilize the best of people.
Rebellion against your weaknesses gets you nowhere. Self-pity gets you nowhere. One must have the adventurous daring spirit to accept oneself as a bundle of possibilities and understand the most interesting game in the works is making the most of one’s best.
Courage is a special kind of knowledge: the knowledge of how to fear what ought to be feared and how not to fear what ought to not be feared – David Ben-Gurion
Take care of your character and your reputation will take care of itself.
Wealth is the product of your capacity to think… -Ayn Rand, author of Atlas Shrugged
To solve a problem, life your consciousness above the level where you met the problem.
Happy relationships depend not of finding the right person, but on being the right person.