Super Quotes #24 — Chinese Proverb, African Proverb, and Arab Proverb
Chinese Proverb, African Proverb, and Arab Proverb.
“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is right now.”
— Chinese Proverb
It’ll always be true that the best time to plant a tree, start investing, launch your business, travel the world, or do anything else that’s you’ve always wanted to do was in the past…
But that doesn’t mean you have to give up on it. It’s never too late to do something you’ve always dreamed of doing. Right NOW is always the second best time to start, so don’t miss this opportunity!
”Not everyone who chased the zebra caught it, but he who caught it, chased it.”
— African Proverb
It is true that you won’t succeed in everything that you try. There is always a risk of failure in pursuing any big goal.
But it is also true that the only way you will have a chance of achieving your goal is to try. The only people that ever achieve any goal are those who try.
Here is a simple rule:
You don’t try = 0% chance of succeeding
You try = more than a 0% chance of succeeding
The math is simple, the opportunity is yours.
“Examine what is said, not who speaks.“
— Arab Proverb
The person who looks and sounds the best isn’t always the smartest. Similarly, the person who doesn’t look or sound great isn’t necessarily unintelligent.
You should judge and learn from ideas independently from who delivers them. Doing so allows you to collect valuable knowledge from anyone who can offer it. It also helps you avoid bad knowledge that comes from seemingly good people.