The Rival

  • There is nothing like a worthy opponent to show us our weaknesses and push us to our limit. (Location 653)

  • think this mother should give her son a hug. If he is crying, let him cry on her shoulder. She should tell him how proud of him she is. She can tell Danny that it is okay to be sad, that she understands and that she loves him. Disappointment is a part of the road to greatness. (Location 665)

  • Growth comes at the point of resistance. We learn by pushing ourselves and finding what really lies at the outer reaches of our abilities. (Location 677)

The Art of Learning by Josh Waitzkin

We grow from our rivals