“Above all, don’t lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to a point that he cannot distinguish the truth within him, or around him, and so loses all respect for himself and for others.”
1. Success makes you forget why you started in the first place
But what separates a master from a cubicle worker (both of whom perform actions over long periods of time) is that the cubicle worker does the action and seeks completion while the master does the action with the intention of discovery.