college math professor, algorithm enthusiast, C++ & Swift programmer, bookworm, cat lover
Another way to put it is like this — the chances are that you can have anything you want, but that also means you can’t have everything you want.
Your life is shaped by what you say “no” to. Reject wisely.
It’s almost impossible not to make a breakthrough in something that becomes a singular commitment. Most people just aren’t comfortable with that idea.