Just 3 Quotes - 06.01.2020

3 quotes from 3 books. Sent weekly.



“The purpose of setting goals is to win the game. The purpose of building systems is to continue playing the game. True long-term thinking is goal-less thinking. It is not about any single accomplishment. It is about the cycle of endless refinement and continuous improvement. Ultimately, it is your commitment to the process that will determine your progress.”

Atomic Habits, by James Clear

“As the sanity of the individual lies in the continuity of his memories, so the sanity of the group lies in the continuity of its traditions.”

The Lessons of History, by Will & Ariel Durant

“Peacetime moral and legal rules are radically different from wartime rules. In peacetime, killing is a criminal act; in wartime, it may get you a medal.”

How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything: Tales from the Pentagon, by Rosa Brooks

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