Harmon, James L. Take my advice

Harmon, J. L. (2010) Take my advice: Letters to the next generation from people who know a thing or two [Versión para lector digital]. Simon & Schuster


Find those who are like you in every race and color. Teach one another and get involved in useful actions, even if they are smal

I’d advise young people to go visit morgues and see as many dead bodies as they can. The Buddhists used to do that, and maybe still do. They called that stuff the “graveyard meditations.” There’s no doubt in my mind that once you begin to have a clear sense that you’re going to die, you really begin

Observe your habits, the way you walk and talk, your emotions, thoughts, and the way people live.

As soon as possible, find out where your talents lie, then seek the best education and training. Believe in yourself and be determined in all activities as you strive for your accomplishments. Do not give in to despair in your weak moments or when you feel discouraged.

Rainer Maria Rilke’s Letters to a Young Poet.