There are 26 qualities, which we are either born with or need to cultivate.
2) Purity of mind
3) Steadiness in contemplation
5) Limits Controls of the Senses
7) Self reflection Contemplation
8) Practicer of Austerities like fasting etc.
10) Non Violence
11) Truth Honesty
12) Anger less
13) Giving up or Renunciation
14) Peace Calmness Tranquility
15) Non criticism or not criticizing others, Absence of Calumny
16) Mercy Forgiveness
17) Non greedy
18) Softness gentleness mildness leniency
21) Brightness Light
22) Engaged in welfare of others
23) Will power Steadfastness
26) Not looking for Accolades Praise.
The great German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche would describe his formula for human greatness as amor fati—a love of fate. “That one wants nothing to be different, not forward, not backwards, not in all eternity. Not merely bear what is necessary, still less conceal it….but love it.”
Love what happens to you… everything which happens is on your way not in your way
It is why amor fati is the Stoic mindset that you take on for making the best out of anything that happens: Treating each and every moment—no matter how challenging—as something to be embraced, not avoided. To not only be okay with it, but love it and be better for it. So that like oxygen to a fire, obstacles and adversity become fuel for your potential.
Wisdom acquisition is a moral duty. It’s not something you do just to advance in life. As a corollary to that proposition, which is very important, it means that you are hooked for lifetime learning.
Charlie Munger was asked to explain in one word the reason for his success, his response “rational”.
Rational is the opposite of impulsive. A weak mind is an impulsive mind and the only way to control it is by cultivating your intellect.