Maximum Maxims

Here a few maxims that I find useful and fruitful in my life. Enjoy!

“We must all either wear out or rust out, every one of us. My choice is to wear out.” — Teddy Roosevelt

 “It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.” — Epictetus

 “The best revenge is not to be like that.” — Marcus Aurelius

“Before setting out for a journey of revenge, dig two graves.” – Unattributed

“There is good in everything, if only we look for it.” — Laura Ingalls Wilder

 “Character is fate.” — Heraclitus

 “If you see fraud and do not say fraud, you are a fraud.” — Nicholas Nassim Taleb

 “Every man I meet is my master in some point, and in that I learn of him.” —R alph Waldo Emerson

 “This is not your responsibility but it is your problem.” — Cheryl Strayed

 “Waste no more time arguing what a good man should be. Be one.” — Marcus Aurelius

 “You are only entitled to the action, never to its fruits.” — Bhagavad Gita

 “Self-sufficiency is the greatest of all wealth.” — Epicurus

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