Keep these concepts close to mind. One day they will be more useful than you know.
“This is your life and it’s ending one minute at a time.
Every word you read of this useless fine print is another second off your life. Don’t you have other things to do? Is your life so empty that you honestly can’t think of a better way to spend these moments?
What would you wish you’d done before you died? You have to know the answer to this question!
If you died right now, how would you feel about your life?”
– Tyler Durden
“The way of the samurai is in desperateness. Ten men cannot kill such a man. Common sense will not accomplish great things. Simply become insane and desperate.”
The Book of the Samurai – Yamamoto Tsunetomo
The great prizefighter Jack Dempsey was once asked, “when you are about to hit a man, do you aim for his chin or his nose?” “Neither,” Dempsey replied. “I aim for the back of his head.”
The Mind of War – Grant T. Hammond
Veni, Vidi, Vici (I came, I saw, I conquered)
– Julius Ceasar
The quote from The Mind of War is most relevant. The one from Fight Club is definitely most badass. One to think about:
“All the ways you wish you could be, that’s me. I look like you wanna look, I fuck like you wanna fuck, I am smart, capable, and most importantly, I am free in all the ways that you are not.”