Posts Tagged ‘Effort’

070 – Effort

There are life aims and Work Aims, life efforts and Work Efforts. How will we keep them from mixing?

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067 – Stupid

The more effort I make in this Work, the more stupid I get. Why is this?

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050 – Intelligent Effort

There’s a difference between ordinary effort and intelligent effort.
The quality of the result is different as well.

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"No good deed goes unpunished."

The person most frequently credited as the originator of the phrase is playwright Clare Boothe Luce. Also credited have been playwright Noel Coward, writer Oscar Wilde, journalist Walter Winchell and the late Washington Post writer Bill Gold. The original idea is probably an ancient proverb.

Appearing cynical on the surface, a closer examination of human nature reveals the False Personality to be incredibly vengeful and petty due to its hubris.

Plato has Socrates say, "An unexamined life is not worth living." The reason no good deed goes unpunished is because most people are living lives not worth living. If you feel a sting, that probably means you are spending more time and energy examining the lives of others than you are examining your own.