Quotes June 28, 2018

Nowadays people are born to find fault. When they look at Achilles, they see only his heel.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach,
writer
 
 
 
 
A proud heart can survive general failure because such a failure does not prick its pride. It is more difficult and more bitter when a man fails alone.
Chinua Achebe,
writer and professor
 
 
 
 
“If you look into your own heart, and you find nothing wrong there, what is there to worry about? What is there to fear?”
Confucius
 
 
 
 
“Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything – all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important.”
Steve Jobs