The intelligent investor is a realist who sells to optimists and buys from pessimists. (Benjamin Graham)
The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation. (Henry David Thoreau)
Never associate with those who share your defects—they will reinforce everything that holds you back. Only create associations with positive affinities. Make this a rule of life and you will benefit more than from all the therapy in the world.
humans are social creatures by nature, power depends on social interaction and circulation. To make yourself powerful you must place yourself at the center of things,
As in warfare and most games of strategy, isolation often precedes defeat and death.
Hesitation puts obstacles in your path, boldness eliminates them. Once you understand this, you will find it essential to overcome your natural timidity and practice the art of audacity.