Every single one of us can do things that no one else can do -- can love things that no one else can love. We are like violins. We can be used for doorstops, or we can make music. You know what to do.
It's essential to distinguish between events that are really beyond your control and events you caused yourself.
When you play it too safe, you're taking the biggest risk of your life. Time is the only wealth we're given.