Anxiety, the next gumption trap, is sort of the opposite of ego. You’re so sure you’ll do everything wrong you’re afraid to do anything at all. Often this, rather than “laziness” is the real reason you find it hard to get started.
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert M. Pirsig  (via ceedling)

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