You strive hard to become a better version of your previous self. Never make the fallacy of thinking that you know everything.
You learned something right? Make it part of your life right away! You heard something clever? Internalize it instantly! You heard something beautiful? Add it to your life philosophy at once!
worksheets – the archenemy of abundant, purposeful reading (and discussion and writing).
Learning is more than the acquisition of the ability to think; it is the acquisition of many specialized abilities for thinking about a variety of things.
To copy a virtue in another is more copying than it is virtue. Try to learn what that virtue is based upon.
The key to pursuing excellence is to embrace an organic, long-term learning process, and not to live in a shell of static, safe mediocrity. Usually, growth comes at the expense of previous comfort or safety.
We always learn more from those whom we hate than those whom we love.
I was so hungry to learn. My mother drilled this into me. When you read, she said, you know–and you can help yourself and others.
To question is to grow.
What keeps you confident in a healthy way is knowing that everyone else around you is going to support you and teach you and you’re going to learn from them. I just feel open to learning from people.