Posts tagged men
Posts tagged men
Doc: Captain, why’d you come back for us.
Mal: You’re on my crew.
Doc: Yeah, but, you don’t even like me. Why’d you come back.
Mal: You’re on my crew. Why we still talking about this.
For Mal, some things are that simple.
The Expert Enough Manifesto
If you’ve been here more than once, you may have noticed a similarity in many stories, a large percentage are about someone taking action, they get an idea and rather than debate the issue endlessly, they try doing it. Drawing a new design, building a new motorcycle or modifying an existing bike, if it works for them, they accomplish their goal. They answer the “What if” questions with action. They are doers, the folks who think and do, the ones who accomplish something.
A great post by Leo Babauta
Post dalam Bahasa Malaysia (sempena Hari Raya Aidilfitri & Hari Merdeka ke 54).
One word, RESPECT
At 0700 this morning the BBC announced that the German Radio had just come out with an announcement of the landing of Allied Paratroops and of large numbers of assault craft near shore. So that is it.
This group of unconquerable heroes whom I command are not in yet but we will be soon—I wish I was there now as it is a lovely sunny day for a battle and I am fed up with just sitting.
I have no immediate idea of being killed but one can never tell and none of us can live forever, so if I should go don’t worry but set yourself to do better than I have.
All men are timid on entering any fight; whether it is the first fight or the last fight all of us are timid. Cowards are those who let their timidity get the better of their manhood. You will never do that because of your blood lines on both sides. I think I have told you the story of Marshall Touraine who fought under Louis XIV. On the morning of one of his last battles—he had been fighting for forty years—he was mounting his horse when a young ADC [aide-de-camp] who had just come from the court and had never missed a meal or heard a hostile shot said: “M. de Touraine it amazes me that a man of your supposed courage should permit his knees to tremble as he walks out to mount.” Touraine replied “My lord duke I admit that my knees do tremble but should they know where I shall this day take them they would shake even more.” That is it. Your knees may shake but they will always take you towards the enemy. Well so much for that.
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AoM did it again, great post for those who’ve hit their plateaus in life.
Whenever you reached the point of no progress, hit the basics again!. Might help your journey too.
Don’t brag that you’re anything more than you are - Joe Lesniewski
Adding these to my to-read list.