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Time is valueless. Your actions within it put value to it.

To the wise, this sunrise is the first of the day, the first of seven days, the first of a month and the first of a year. For they understand that the passing of time is constant and that each sunrise is one more day, just as was the day before. Others remember the passing of the new year and the passing of a year in life but the wise remember that time passes all the time.

It is more expensive to pardon a cheater then to address a replay

Logo of the National Football League Playoffs, 2011–present (Photo credit: Wikipedia) It's just a game they will say, because doing anything about it is going to cost a lot of money. Except that with football, they tell us all of the time it is the epitome of sportsmanship thereby fair play and life itself. We're talking about deflategate. It was more important to protect Mr. All-America's image than the truth. So what we are teaching our kids today is that you can get away with anything when there is a lot of money at stake

The thing that is at the same time the hardest and easiest to do is what needs to be done.

English: Footbridge over Garden The public footpath crosses a nice little footbridge which goes right over the centre of a delightful private garden. An excellent solution to a difficult problem (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Solving problems can be easier than we think.Sometimes it is the solution that 'prevents' us from solving a problem. But is it really? How many times have you thought, after solving a rather difficult problem, what was the big deal about? Why was it hard to fix in the first place? Why, in hindsight, something so easy to solve, seemed so difficult a problem? That the solution that was so simple, so difficult to just execute.
It is maybe because the solution wasn't hard to begin with but was just a difficult choice. The reluctance to choose that solution or reluctance to put the solution in motion, makes the problem feel so much harder.
So, the quote above distills the quandary to it's essence. It tries to capture this situation into wisdom that can re-u…