How much do I want to read more? 9/10
I like this idea that we have a choice in every little details of our lives.
This book look promising with lots of interesting ideas to reflect on: how to live a life rather than being ruled.
Part One - What Do You Want From Life?
Everything is a Choice
It is a hard lesson, because it causes us to realize that we have chosen the life we are living right now.
You have chosen to read this book. You have chosen to live in a certain city. You have chosen to believe certain ideas. You have chosen the people you call friends.
You choose the food you eat, the clothes you wear, and the thoughts you think.
Love is a choice. Anger is a choice. Fear is a choice. Courage is a choice.
Most people never fully accept this truth. blaming other people for their weaknesses and their lot in life.
We choose, and in doing so, we design our lives.
even if circumstances are thrust upon us, we choose how we respond to those circumstances.
Learn to master the moment of decision and you will live a life uncommon.
Do You Really Know What You Want?
the best way to attract that kind of person was to become that kind of person.
It was clear that this dream had not entered his head during this brainstorming session. His wasn’t a pipe dream or the vain dreaming we do while we sleep.
All too often gifts are only excuses and apologies for not giving the only true gift—ourselves.
In less than twenty minutes, eighty-four high school seniors had become exhausted of their hopes, dreams, plans, and ambitions for the future.
If I had asked them to tell me what was wrong with the education system, our discussion might have lasted for hours.
If I had asked them about their favorite sport or tv series, the discussion might have lasted all day.
men and women wander the earth and never stop to marvel at themselves.