Ten Virtues for the Modern Age

PATIENCE: We lose our temper because we believe that things should be perfect. We’ve grown so good in some areas (putting men on the moon etc.), we’re ever less able to deal with things that still insist on going wrong; like traffic, government, other people… We should grow calmer and more forgiving by getting more realistic about how things actually tend to go.

Ten Virtues for the Modern Age, by Alain de Botton

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  1. So true!
    Best wishes
    Sabine from WO(rms) in Germany ♡

  2. Printing & framing it. Well spoken, Alain.