Old Mistakes

The Six Mistakes of Man
Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 BC–43 BC)
1) The illusion that personal gain is made up of crushing others.
2) The tendency to worry about things that cannot be changed or corrected.
3) Insisting that a thing is impossible because we cannot accomplish it.
4) Refusing to set aside trivial preferences.
5) Neglecting development and refinement of the mind, and not acquiring the habit of reading and study.
6) Attempting to compel others to believe and live as we do.

This was all figured out 2000 years ago. The biggest mistake is not learning from the past.


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