Moral Courage

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Arrogance in adulthood is usually childhood tenderness turned inside out.

He who holds a high sense of honor does so because he has not been honorable to himself.

Those who hold an almost quixotic insistence on the truth do so because their careers are founded on a lie.

Much of physical courage is frenzied intensity to revenge one’s failure in moral courage for not being oneself.

Be who you are! The First Pookish Commandment corrects so many self-made flaws. Do not take my word for it. Here is Steve Jobs’ speech where a single theme runs through it: trust your gut, follow your interests, be who you are.

That is the only way all the dots will connect in life.