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Voltaire on Facing Misfortune

Voltaire on Facing Misfortune
Voltaire on Facing Misfortune

Welcome to Make Daily! This email contains an idea, reflection, and a simple action you can take on your work today.


Idea 💡

"Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass quickly through them. The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us."

— Voltaire

Reflection 🤔

Everyone is fighting something.

It might be a mental, social, spiritual, or physical fight — but rest assured that you are not alone in your struggles.

When the pain is intense, it's tempting to ignore it instead of confront it. The longer we wait to address it, the more our struggles can eat away at us.

Action ✅

What difficult fight have you been avoiding? Take one step to confront it today.

About the creator 👤

Voltaire was a versatile and prolific writer, producing works in almost every literary form, including plays, poems, novels, essays, histories, and scientific expositions.


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Alex