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355/365 Silence

So what is scarce and rare? Silence. The ability to deliberately keep yourself out of the conversation and subsist without its validation. Silence is the respite of the confident and the strong. From “Ego is the Enemy: The Fight to Master Our Greatest Opponent” by Ryan Holiday

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280/365 The unexpected always happens

The people who get nothing done often work a great deal harder. In the first place, they underestimate the time for any one task. They always expect that everything will go right. Yet, as every executive knows, nothing ever goes right. The unexpected always happens—the unexpected is indeed the only[…]

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192/365 No photographs allowed

“Sir, you can’t take any photos in this area!”, she raised her voice alarmingly. I looked at her without realising what was so wrong about taking a photo in an airport were millions of people pass every day. She seemed to feel equally uneasy of having to enforce a rule.[…]

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