“Starting Out is Hard”

Francis Pedraza
Oct 9 · 1 min read

The first steps toward wisdom are the most strenuous because our weak and stubborn souls dread exertion (without absolute guarantee of the reward) and the unfamiliar. As you progress in your efforts, your resolve is fortified and self-improvement progressively comes easier. By and by it actually becomes difficult to work counter to your own best interest.

By the steady but patient commitment to removing unsound beliefs from our souls, we become increasingly adept at seeing through our flimsy fears, our bewilderment in love, and our lack of self-control. We stop trying to look good to others. One day, we contentedly realize we’ve stopped playing to the crowd.

The Art of Living
By Epictetus, Translated by Sharon Lebell
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