#13-1. Sometimes runners wear weights while training, to build up their muscles. Then when they take the weights off, they feel like they can almost fly! Our troubles, like those weights, strengthen our spirits and help us prepare for the next race.
#13-2. You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.
#13-3. No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be...
By actively seeking to solve small problematic situations we could train ourselves to better tackle bigger ones.
Too many people try to derive glory only from the achievements of their family, the reputation of institutions they have studied, and the organization they belong to.
Most individuals and organizations are constrained in their innovation effort by their practical knowledge of the past and the current, which is why those few who are able to imagine the future are able to make significant breakthroughs.