Adversity introduces a man to himself.
- Albert Einstein
Sports are a great way to channel our appetite for tribal conflict into something utterly inconsequential.
I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain.”
― James Baldwin, Notes of a Native Son
Only the autodidacts are free.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
The overeducated are worse off than the undereducated, having traded common sense for the illusion of knowledge.
~ Naval Ravikant