too often the people complain that they have
done nothing with their
and then they wait for somebody to tell them
that this isn’t so.
look, you’ve done this and that and you’ve
done that and that’s
you really think so?
it’s better you
keep them away from me, or
they’ll tell you I’m a cruel man.
I want to be free of
— Charles Bukowski, “Wasted”
(From what matters most is how well you walk through the fire.)