Advice is always found in abundance in times of crisis or whenever you find yourself in a problem. But have you ever wondered what would the greatest find have said or done if they were in your position? Well. if you have, then we have some timeless advice from the greatest minds in history to get you through every situation in life:
“The only wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.” – Socrates
Not just because modesty is the best policy but also and more importantly because complacency and arrogance only lead to a dead end. Instead it’s important to stay hungry for more knowledge, more experience, to stay open to letting people or circumstances change your thinking. Man is supposed to be dynamic and grow with time and that won’t happen unless we have a open mind.
“All great achievements require time.” – Maya Angelou
The best things certainly take time and you need to pass a lot of tests to prove your worth to achieve these dreams. You’ve to nurture your dreams with hard work and perseverance, it doesn’t happen over night and it’s important to stay patient and have faith.
“Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.” – Mahatma Gandhi
You’re going to make mistakes and that’s ok. You’ve got to learn from them and move on. It’s very important to forgive yourself. Mistakes are inevitable and they make you who you are, so don’t be afraid of them. That’s like being afraid of living and if you think about it you did not stop walking just because you fell once did you!
“Never leave till tomorrow that which can be done today.” – Benjamin Franklin
Procrastinating hasn’t helped anyone. The road to success requires that super power called time management. It’s a difficult skill to acquire but it will take you a long way. Prioritizing tasks and getting them done on time is an invaluable skill for a person.
“Everything in moderation, including moderation.” – Oscar Wilde
It’s important to live a balanced life. Anything in excess can prove to be a vice. So refrain from overdoing anything. Work is as important as family, vacations are as important as the promotion you’ve been working for. You live once so try everything but never let anything control you.
“Any fool can know. The point is to understand.” Albert Einstein
This applies to everything in life, studies, people, emotions. The point is to understanding life and your people.