“Being a male is a matter of birth. Being a man is a matter of choice.” — Edwin Louis Cole
“No one outside ourselves can rule us inwardly. When we know this, we become free.” Buddha
When was the last time you blamed yourself and took responsibility?
“Freedom is the name of virtue: Slavery, of vice…. None is a slave whose acts are free.”
“Begin the morning by saying to yourself, I shall meet with the busybody, the ungrateful, arrogant, deceitful, envious, unsocial. All these things happen to them by reason of their ignorance of what is good and evil. … I can neither be injured by any of them, for no one can fix on me what is ugly, nor can I be angry with my kinsman, nor hate him.” -Marcus Aurelius
In a world of empty consumerism, self discipline may give your life meaning beyond consumption.
When morals no longer exist, people cling to government and censorship for solutions.
“Thus strong wind does not last all morning.
Sudden rain does not last all day.
Even Heaven and Earth cannot make it last” -Tao Te Ching Chapter 23
With so many options in entertainment to choose from, how can one stay focused on their goals and desires? Learn how here.
The world is changing whether we like it or not. While we cannot change the world, we can change our response to those changes.