If you want to have the time of your life, change how you use the time in your life.
We’re all getting too smart. Our brains are just getting bigger and bigger, and the world dries up and dies when there’s too much thought and not enough heart.
Why is it so hard? It’s hard because it matters, I think.
Buffett found it ‘extraordinary’ that academics studied such things. They studied what was measurable, rather than what was meaningful. ‘As a friend [Charlie Munger] said, to a man with a hammer, everything looks like a nail.
We’re all the same. We all have the means to save ourselves and carry ourselves home.
The purpose of God as a creator is based in a profound need resident within the Godhead
Meaning beginns in the words, in the action, continues in your head and ends nowhere. There is no end to meaning. Meaning which is resolved, parcelled, labelled and ready for export is dead, impartient – and meaningless.
The heaviest of burdens is therefore simultaneously an image of life’s most intense fulfillment. The heavier the burden, the closer our lives come to the earth, the more real and truthful they become.
Focus on the highest, clearest, and most meaningful teaching you can find, and let all else go.
It’s the Joshua tree’s struggle that gives it its beauty.