Mediocrity: When we don’t do our best because we’re afraid others will know that our best isn’t all that great after all.
Better to address the issue before becoming accustomed to it.
Educational institutions should have two kinds of educators for each subject: teachers (theory) and trainers (practice).
What matters more? One’s actual inherent capacity or the illusion of its existence before others?
The patterns that surround us constitute the framework by which we understand reality.