A truth’s initial commotion is directly proportional to how deeply the lie was believed. It wasn’t the world being round that agitated people, but that the world wasn’t flat. When a well-packaged web of lies has been sold gradually to the masses over generations, the truth will seem utterly preposterous and its speaker a raving lunatic.
In the absence of clearly-defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily trivia until ultimately we become enslaved by it.
I don’t wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that. Your mind must know it has got to get down to work.
Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.