Bud Light’s motto used to be that “it won’t fill you up and will never let you down.” That’s essentially what we want from our desires.
Substance over semblance
Real life isn’t glitzy and glamorous. Real life doesn’t come with a filter. Real life is cleaning up dishes and returning that shirt that looked better online.
When it comes to wisdom, be selfish
When you get wisdom, you benefit yourself first, and then the effects trickle out from there.
What’s better than being rich?
The accumulation of riches without wisdom would be like building out a hardware superstore in your backyard, while being unclear how to use a hammer.
Addiction’s vicious cycle
Addiction is a short-term escape from pain that is purchased at a high interest rate of future pain.
How do we deal with greed?
The key to understanding and disarming our greed is digging a little bit deeper. Why do you want more money? What is it that you hope to gain as a result of having more resources?