Beliefs are stronger than mere ideas, thoughts and notions, be careful about what you believe.

Examine the lives of the best and more fruitful men and peoples, and ask yourselves whether a tree, if it is to grow proudly into the sky, can do without bad weather and storms: whether unkindness and opposition from without, whether some sort of hatred, envy, obstinacy, mistrust, severity, greed and violence do not belong to the favouring circumstances without which a great increase even in virtue is hardly possible. The poison which destroys the weaker nature strengthens the stronger – and he does not call it poison, either.

The strength of your obstacle determines the weight of your potentials. The greater your potentials, the heavier your dunamis power must be.

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