Jean-Jacques Rousseau 1754
Discourse on Inequality
“Since these conveniences by becoming habitual had almost entirely ceased to be enjoyable, and at the same time degenerated into true needs, it became much more cruel to be deprived of them than to possess them was sweet, and men were unhappy to lose them without being happy to possess them.”
Every time you pass another milestone, most of the time you feel like you have reached a new peak of wisdom
But as you pass more milestones, the true wisdom is gradually accepting that you will never reach a peak.
18 Sep 20
At some point, you have to let it go.
Just let it (me) go.