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Thought Catalog 38

As our island of knowledge grows, so does the shore of our ignorance.

The way to do really big things seems to be to start with deceptively small things while having your ego in check. 

There is a widespread tendency to think that success in the future is just the natural next part of the story – when actually it’s rooted in work, creativity, persistence, and luck.

As long as you are looking down, on things and people; you cannot see something that is above you.

Don’t you think doing things you don’t like, to prove yourself to people you don’t respect, and to accumulate things you don’t want — is such a waste of your precious life?

A fragile sense of self is constantly under threat.

Any fool can learn from experience. The trick is to learn from other people’s experience.

Every moment of failure, every moment or situation that we did not deliberately choose or control, presents an unique opportunity to expand the contours of our existing comfort zone.

If interested in reading more on this topic, you can refer – Ego Is the Enemy – by Ryan Holiday

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