At the highest levels, learning isn’t something you do to prepare for your work. Learning is the most important work. It is the core competency to build. It’s the thing you never delegate. And it’s one of the ultimate drivers of long-term performance and success.
He simply watched, noted, and contextualized things as he saw fit. It wasn’t like he was intentionally studying science one day and art another. To him, they were one and the same thing. They danced together, and it wasn’t possible to understand one without the other.
…heir elders have failed them terribly, shifting the costs of never fixing a broken society to them. It is their challenge to rebuild, reform, and reconstruct the institutions that incurred such terrible costs in the first place.