Dear Alexander #013: The Aim Of Ambition

I sometimes worry you’re voracious hunger for self-education can leave you running in place and going nowhere —like a dog with a leash you desire to explore and continue to learn far and wide to satisfy your curiosity. But be careful about dipping into states of unfocused ambition.

As Maria Popova sais,

“Unfocused ambition is a guarantee of frustration rather than fulfillment…even the mightiest discipline, after all, is wasted without a clear…