Everything that gets born dies.
Learn how to live and you’ll know how to die; learn how to die, and you’ll know how to live.
It’s not too late to develop new friendships or reconnect with people.
Because if you’ve found meaning in your life, you don’t want to go back. You want to go forward.
What tipped the scales was that psychology involved working with rats.
When you look at it that way, you can see how absurd it is that we individualize ourselves with our fences and hoarded possessions.
So many people walk around with a meaningless life. They seem half-asleep, even when they’re busy doing things they think are important. This is because they’re chasing the wrong things.
Grieve and mourn for yourself not once or twice, but again and again.
The little things, I can obey. But the big things – how we think, what we value – those you must choose yourself. You can’t let anyone – or any society – determine those for you.
This is how you start to get respect: by offering something that you have.