When we see things that don’t go the right way, we look for something that we can “control” that will make it go the right way. If somebody has a bad opinion of us, we immediately assume it’s because we’re not good enough.
“All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone.”
“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.”