Life needs penalties and rewards for people. You can’t control people with only penalties. You have to think how to create rewards.
Accountability starts with yourself. “I am responsible.”
Leadership is learned, not something you are born with.
Prepare relentlessly for whatever you do.
For every 1 hour ‘on show’ you must spend
4 hours preparing for it. Study, read and learn,
independently of school or work, etc. Stand up to bullies.
Stand up for yourself. Have a sense of justice.
Freedom is about the willingness of every single human being to cede to lawful authority a great deal of discretion about what you do, and how you do it.
It is important to have the right leadership
in government and other public life, but
the most important leadership is how we live our own life.
Life gives us tragedies and heartaches, but it also gives us reasons to celebrate, and we must not allow the tragedies to stop us celebrating the good times, but celebrate them all the more.
We gain strength from other people. We give strength to each other.
What children need most are the essentials that grandparents provide in abundance. They give unconditional love, kindness, patience, humor, comfort, lessons in life. And, most importantly, cookies.
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