Super Quotes #10 — Be yourself to have fun and win, problems = guidelines, and the essence of true knowledge.
Be yourself to have fun and win (Charles Bukowski), problems = guidelines (Robert H. Schuller), and the essence of true knowledge (Confucius).
"Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead."
— Charles Bukowski
Each of us has our own kind of craziness — it comes from our unique personality and mindset.
Letting it all out by being yourself is what makes life fun as you get to have all the emotions and experiences that life has to offer. You also gain a competitive advantage from it as you’re the only person in the world who possesses your kind of craziness.
Be yourself to have fun and win.
"Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines."
— Robert H. Schuller
A problem on your journey isn't a sign to give up. It feels uncomfortable only because it’s new and will require effort.
But you can look at it in a more positive light. A problem is an indicator of the direction you must pursue to learn, grow, and reach your next level.
"When you know a thing, to hold that you know it, and when you do not know a thing, to allow that you do not know it - this is knowledge."
Recognizing what you don't know is equally as important for knowledge as knowing things.
Identify what you know so that you can confidently use it to your advantage. Identify what you don’t know to be open to learning new things.