We get the answers we need when we think like a computer.
But we get all the help we need when we don't forget we're human.
— Eric Barker, Barking Up the Wrong Tree: The Surprising Science behind why everything you know about success is (mostly) wrong
Your mind will take the shape of what you frequently hold in thought,
For the human spirit is colored by such impressions.
—Marcus Aurelius, Meditations, 5.16
(resource) Ryan Holiday, The Daily Stoic: 366 Meditations on Wisdom
First comes thought; then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality.
The beginning, as you observe, is in your imagination.
— Napoleon Hill (resource)Think and Grow Rich
You are already a millionaire- your creativity makes it so
In my view, Mark Twain expressed a great deal of wisdom with these words:
Life's a breeze when you work as hard at simplifying it as you do at complicating it- Part 1
101 Really Important Things You Already Know, But Keep Forgetting: How to Make Your Life More Enjoyable Day-by-Day, Year-by-Year by Ernie Zelinski
Yes, life is tough.
Luckily, you're not trying to be Batman. But all too often you and I act like we are. We think we always have to be perfect. One failure and it's all over. But you're not Batman. You can fail and quit and learn. In fact, that's the only way you can learn.
—Eric Barker, (resource) Barking Up the Wrong Tree