"It’s sort of weird if you think about it. We live in a pretty apathetic age, yet we’re surrounded by an enormous amount of information about other people. If you feel like it, you can easily gather that information about them. Having said that, we still hardly know anything about people."
Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage
"Self-discipline is the ability to organize your behavior over time in the service of specific goals."
Nathaniel Branden (via