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Helping vs Changing Goals

October 26th, 2015 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
You don't help someone by telling them to change their goal.  If you're going to help them, help them achieve it.
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Imposing on Others

October 11th, 2015 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Having a person complain while he imposes his will on others is like watching a dog cry while it devours a child.
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Builders vs Maintainers

October 1st, 2015 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Sometimes it's like I'm building a house and this guy thinks he's helping by saying it needs a roof.
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Forward-Thinking Wall

September 5th, 2015 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Forward-thinking does not mean seeing a brick wall and still running head-on into it.
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Pursuit of the Impossible

August 22nd, 2015 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Boundaries are pushed by pursuing the impossible and failing, not by staying well away and succeeding.
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The 50 Percent Random Lie

August 13th, 2015 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
50% does not mean random.  If you beat a grandmaster chess player 50% of the time, you are pretty damn good.
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Strength and Failure

July 27th, 2015 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Overcoming failure shows strength, but strength does not require having failed.
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Our Omnipotence

July 23rd, 2015 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Every person is the God of their own world, just pitted against the will of all others out there.
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