Rule #3: Make Friends With People Who Want The Best For You - Deepstash

Rule #3: Make Friends With People Who Want The Best For You

  • It’s appropriate and praiseworthy to associate with people whose lives would be improved if they saw your life improve.
  • If you surround yourself with people who support your upward aim, they will not tolerate your cynicism and destructiveness
  • But mostly they are dragging you down because your new improvements cast their faults in an even dimmer light.

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The Philosophy Of Alan Watts

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