On Reversals of Fortune

We all experience them. The measure of your success is not how much is going well—whatever it is, it will change eventually for better or worse. It’s whether you endure those ups and downs without losing your mind. Nobody “wins.” Nobody gets out of here alive. The trick is to be able to stick around as long as possible and make the most of it all, make it mean something. And how you do that is completely your business.

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