Danny James

Tag: betterment

345: Be phenomenal

Think of yourself as dead. You have lived your life. Now, take what’s left and live it properly. What doesn’t transmit light creates its own darkness.

Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

Blunt, for we have become tired and soft. Chained to our mistakes. Rebuke tension and avoid the very exercise that increases our strength. But we do not discover our borders by accepting them. Who has wandered their summit untested? How many live lives incomplete, speculating what it’s like to be phenomenal.

271

In the end, if you never stop to assess your defects, and that which makes you breakable but avoid an audit altogether as well the cost of progress, will you never know what reserves of honourable efficacy that propel you forward to better circumstances have been left dormant and unsummoned.

106: Improve

Improve every opportunity to sit aside passivity, with other reckless seekers, and exchanging such acumen as have lifted cities, pursue all that is truth and betterment for all.