Life Advice from Hunter S. Thompson
This is a repost from the Farnam Street blog which is a fantastic blog and podcast covering tons of topics, all with a bent of getting smarter and using mental models to make better decisions. He interviews some seriously incredible people on his Knowledge Project podcast. Highly recommended.
Quotes from the letter:
"But a man who procrastinates in his CHOOSING will inevitably have his choice made for him by circumstance."
"So if you now number yourself among the disenchanted, then you have no choice but to accept things as they are, or to seriously seek something else. But beware of looking for goals: look for a way of life. Decide how you want to live and then see what you can do to make a living WITHIN that way of life"