The freedom of the subjective person to do as he pleases is overruled by the freedom of the responsible person to do as he must. – Michael Polanyi (HT Prosthesis)
Good judgment comes from experience, and experience–well, that come from poor judgment. Cousin Woodman
Remember, people will judge you by your actions, not your intentions. You may have a heart of gold–but so does a hard-boiled egg. Anonymous.
I conceive that pleasures are to be avoided if greater pains be the consequence, and pains to be coveted that will terminate in greater pleasures. Michel de Montaigne. The intellectual version of the “No pain, no gain” aphorism.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. Aristotle Taken from my article on Habits.
You have kept the first spiritual law of Rim Citizenship when you are where you are supposed to be, doing what you are supposed to do, when God goes looking for you.