A heart well prepared for adversity in bad times hopes, and in good times fears for a change in fortune.
One must change one’s tactics every ten years if one wishes to maintain one’s superiority.
Win as if you were used to it, lose as if you enjoyed it for a change.
A man has a tendency to accept you the way you are, while most women immediately start to pick flaws and want to change you.
One of my teachers once said that the way you know you’re on the right path is that it works. Now, that doesn’t mean you don’t run into blocks and brick walls, but it does mean that you can find a way around them or find a way to change yourself or your project in order to find the flow again and have it work.
Wisdom lies neither in fixity nor in change, but in the dialectic between the two.
As an older dad who grew up in a rural culture in the South, certain things were expected of women, and that included raising the children. But I think it’s just as important for the father to give the baths, to hug, to change the diapers, to tell the stories.