Notes to Self

Thoughts on psychology, spirituality and soft skill development for personal improvement


Learning from TV

"Television keeps the masses occupied. What if everyone decided they wanted to make something of their lives?" - Jim Urbanovich

The following are from the Star Wars: Clone Wars TV series:

  • Great leaders inspire greatness in others.
  • Belief is not a matter of choice but conviction.
  • Easy is the path to wisdom for those not blinded by themselves.
  • A plan is only as good as those who see it through.
  • The best confidence builder is experience.
  • Trust in your friends and they'll have reason to trust in you.
  • You hold onto friends by keeping your heart a little softer than your head.
  • Heroes are made by the times.
  • Ignore your instincts at your peril.
  • Most powerful is he who controls his own power.
  • The winding path to peace is always a worthy one, regardless of how many turns it takes.
  • Fail with honor rather than succeed by fraud.
  • Greed and fear of loss are the roots that lead to the tree of evil.
  • When surrounded by war, one must eventually choose a side.
  • Arrogance diminishes wisdom.
  • Truth enlightens the mind, but won't always bring happiness to your hearts.
  • Fear is a disease; hope is its only cure.
  • A single chance is a galaxy of hope.
  • It is a rough road that leads to the height of greatness.
  • The costs of war can never be truly accounted for.
  • Compromise is a virtue to be cultivated, not a weakness to be despised.
  • A secret shared is a trust formed.

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