The world became a less lonely place when one acquires the ability to recognize there is more wisdom to be gained from the long deep silences of in the company of ones soul, than in shallow conversation with others.
The most painful, the only real death, is not the one where you are buried by others rather, its when a man buries himself because of others.
Leadership does not begin with people or things, making them do your bidding, alternatively it begins within oneself. For what man would be able to lead others, if he himself fails lead a good life?
Can you truly see ourselves? No right? Only in reflections or photographs, but not the real thing. There is a reason why we can’t see ourselves. Its because we are not meant to see ourselves. we are someone else’s to admire, adore and love. we are blind to our own beauty, because its someone else’s to see and appreciate.
Its not the ability to stand for himself that makes a man a man, most master that ability as children, its rather the ability to stand for something greater than themselves that separates man from child.
“A man at any given time in his life, lives as three beings,not one despite them sharing all sharing a name. Those being reside in the hearts and minds of others, Those who knew him as he once was, Those who knew as he is, and those that know him as he is going to be.”
“Greed is born from the moment we look at those above us to see if we have as much as them, whereas compassion and altruism is born from the moment we look at those beneath us to make sure they have as much as us.”