Uncomfortable truths

A short list of twenty:

  1. Some people will never love you, regardless of what you do. Some people will always love you, regardless of what you do.
  2. Either you get to see your most loved one die, or you die first.
  3. Most people don’t give a flying fuck about you.
  4. Hard work and talent do not guarantee success. There are many hard-working, talented people who still fail.
  5. Looks matters. Money matters. Luck matters.
  6. No matter how much you learn and know, you will never feel ready.
  7. Not everyone is capable of changing.
  8. School does not teach independent thinking.
  9. The people you surround yourself with reflect your vibes.
  10. Many people will never experience true love.
  11. Smart people figure out inner peace.
  12. You will be hurt the most by those you love.
  13. Problems are avoidable by correctly figuring out the long-term consequences of your actions. This is called wisdom.
  14. Some mistakes are irreversible. Fucking deal with that.
  15. Nobody cares about your opinion until you show results.
  16. True importance is determined after loss.
  17. You can’t get a piece of a business only by being outstanding. You have to have leverage and be comfortable with risks.
  18. Everything of importance in life takes time to build: peace of mind, health, love, financial freedom.
  19. It’s not luck but behaviour that determines financial freedom.
  20. You never know how much time you have left.