Days ago I was taking care of my daughter. She’s 2 years old and has recently started throwing tantrums consistently. It can be very irritating, but I do my best not to succumb to my irritation and to take the most effective action:
I was raised Catholic by my parents. For as far as I can remember, the whole family would go to the church every Sunday.
It hurts, and we feel like paying back, making the offender suffer just like we did.
There are some people you like who you’ve always liked, and there are people who you used to like but don’t anymore. There are also people you like now that you used to dislike, and there are people you dislike who you’ve always disliked.
If you want to have the most delicious meal you’ve ever had in your entire life, there’s no need to spend a fortune going to a Michelin 3-star restaurant to eat food prepared by a famous chef.
People say you have to sleep 8 hours a day. If you sleep 8 hours a day and live until you’re 60 then you’ll have slept 20 years, and I don’t want to spend 20 years sleeping.Tarcísio Gomes de Freitas, Minister of Infrastructure of Brazil
I used to get mad whenever I heard people say, “You should be happy with what you have.” Now I realize I was wrong.
Hard work pays off.
— What do you do with your free time? the interviewer asked.
if we could do
whatever we want
and nothing else
why would you think
we would want
to do good things?