Real innovation — new products or models that change the world — is permissionless.
By listing these virtues, Franklin named what he wanted to be — not what he was — so that he could work toward those things every day.
Sir Isaac Newton said for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. In this formula, the key variable is time.
"Life is long enough, and it has been given in sufficiently generous measure to allow the accomplishment of the very greatest things if the whole of it is well invested.”