You are most likely to secure a loan if you can prove that you don’t need it.
In a negoatation, the strongest party is one that is most prepared to walk away from the table.
To be knowledgeable begins with knowing (like Socrates did) that you know nothing.
To be sophisticated you need to accept that you are not so.
It is only when you don’t care about your reputation that you tend to have a good one.
Happiness is reserved for those who do not actively seek it.