After hard work, the biggest determinant is being in the right place at the right time.
Taxes are not good things, but if you want services, somebody’s got to pay for them so they’re a necessary evil.
What you’ve got to do is be honest. Say what you believe. Give it to them straight. Just don’t wuss out.
I think if you look at people, whether in business or government, who haven’t had any moral compass, who’ve just changed to say whatever they thought the popular thing was, in the end they’re losers.
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