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Know What Matters Know What Matters by Saidi Mdala
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“Self-discipline is a continuous war against your whims.”
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“No man can ever be half of what an average woman is. Men have known this since time immemorial. That’s why they have always denied women their rights!”
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“Of course, you might be the first person to do something, but you are not the first person to do something for the first time.”
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“If you want freedom, go get it. If you want comfort, bust your backside for it. If you want change, create it. Better yet, be that change. If you want your dreams to come true, do not sleep. If you are not happy with your life, improve it.”
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“The worst thing that can happen to you as a young person, is to refuse to grow up. You refuse to grow up when you believe that someone else must take responsibility for your life and life circumstances.”
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“As you grow older, start using your brains, energy, and the means available to you, however little they may seem, to go after what you need to get better, so that you can have what you want to live the the life you desire.”
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“You become ill or attract illness or dis-ease into your life because you refuse to let your brain grow.”
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“Forcing yourself to do what matters over what does not, however simple; what is difficult, over what is not, however convenient; and what is right over what is bogus, however expedient, is self-discipline.”
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“Be a woman of substance. That’s what you are and should always strive to be. You are neither a second rate citizen, nor a toy for the vultures. You are a representative of the whole human race. You have zero deficiency and should never waste your time trying to be equal, even, with men. There is a reason a country or continent is referred to as her and not him.”
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“Holdups serve to help you learn more about what you are trying to achieve, push your boundaries and score a lot of small victories when you overcome all these unexpected hurdles.”
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“It does not matter how much you want something and how much skill, money or capacity you have to get it – if it does not exist, you will not get it or have it. Thank God, everything and anything you want in this world can be created.”
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“Everyone you work with, in order to achieve a goal, must have something to lose if it is not realised and something to gain if it is realised. These are the people that are going to stick around you through thick and thin until the job is done.”
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“If you want the world to take you seriously, be important. If you want to be important, solve problems.”
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“You must take the trouble discover a worthy purpose for being on this ever green earth.”
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“The brain was made to grow and it grows by solving problems and seeking out higher values and setting goals to achieve those ideals.”
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“The brain grows when used to think, to read and to create possibilities.”
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“If you want to be important, be the best you can. If you want a legacy, build it. If you want peace of mind, find it. If you cannot make it now, keep trying until you make it, and if you have not yet found what you want, keep searching.”
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“Your environment may and will affect you, but it does not condemn you to what you do not want to be.”
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“Doing everything you have to do, at the time you have to do them, whether it feels like fun or not, is discipline.”
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“Your whim wants you to speak when you must be paying attention and go mum when called to give a speech. Your whim whispers ‘sleep,’ when you should be burning the midnight oil and urges you to go and dance the night away when you should be recharging your batteries for school the next day. It says bum when you should be busting your bum.”
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“Sex is a powerful tool for harnessing cooperation as it is an agent of stubbornness and rebellion.”
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“Sex has inspired the building of the most elegant cities with mind-boggling architecture that defies the imagination of the average thinker. It has also razed to rubble, whole cities and brought down unconquerable forts and powerful nations.”
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“Once a child is born, its main business is to grow – to learn all there is to learn and grow. It can only grow! Trees grow, vegetables grow, animals grow, and you must also grow.”
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“If you know enough people, you can never get stuck in life.”
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“Being educated means being able to use what you learn to create possibilities and to provide options that lessen or eliminate pain from your life and that of others. Passing standardised tests in the classroom is just a small part of education.”
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“Spiritual intelligence is like a vaccination against greed, arrogance and tyranny.”
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“Greed kills your heart, arrogance kills your relationships and tyranny kills humanity.”
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“What if your body grows older but your mind fails to grow you up? You now have a small boy or girl trapped in a grown person’s body.”
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“I am sure you have come across older people who behave like children. They want everything, whine for attention, bitch about the smallest things and argue about virtually everything. They stopped growing up at some point but continued growing older.”
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“It is by sharing their knowledge, skill and wealth that the wise turn mastery into art, kindness into reputation and, when they die, become immortal.”
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