The three most harmful addictions are heroin, carbohydrates, and a weekly salary.
You should plan on working 60 hours per week. The first 40 are for your employer. The remaining 20 are for you. During this remaining 20 hours you should be reading, practicing, learning, and otherwise enhancing your career.
Anyone who stops learning is old, whether twenty or eighty.
First they ignore you.
Then they laugh at you.
Then they fight you.
Then [you win] they imitate you.
Do your work, your best work, the work that matters to you. For some people, you can say, “hey, it’s not for you.” That’s okay. If you try to delight the undelightable, you’ve made yourself miserable for no reason.
It’s sort of silly to make yourself miserable, but at least you ought to reserve it for times when you have a good reason.