It’s difficult to get what we want in life. But don’t quit because it’s hard. Quit because it won’t make you a better person.
Isolate the most important areas of your life for growth — the ones that will help you develop the kind of life you really want — and hone in on those.
As Erasmus, the 16th century scholar once put it, “When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes.”