"An idea that is developed and put into action is more important than an idea that exists only as an idea." --The Buddha
I've been trying, somewhat by chance, to live this principle in my daily life. I have to admit it isn't always easy to do but I am generally happier. I call this the "get off your ass and do something" principle. It's much more satisfying than the "It'll never work principle" which tends to lead to self pity and a lot of heavy drinking. The only downside is the days go much faster now and the realization that the "time is running out" principle is in effect really bugs me. Life is hard.
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