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Saturday, January 11, 2014

I contemplate quotes on bettering ourselves

When faced with a myriad of strengths and weaknesses that I intuit in the people I work with, I get contemplative. Because people matter to me. It is probably for selfish reasons that they do, because I like to better people, because I see their success as my success. And in some cold way, because I see people as projects to work on. I just want people to grow. Thus I get up to penning quotes that might help whoever reads them.

Don't maintain the status quo just because the impossible hasn't been done yet.

Don't ever think you have arrived, there is always a higher high.

Skill is nothing without character, so always aim to be above reproach.

Be both intrapersonal and interpersonal. Knowing your strengths and passion is of utmost importance, as is learning from and serving others.

Don't care too much, you'll burn out. Don't care too little, you'll become jaded. Recognise the signs of both compassion fatigue and apathy, and realign yourself repeatedly.

Have friends in high places? Seek to be one of them high-placed people instead.

Never flaunt a good deed unless it is for a greater cause.