*If a person makes an honest effort to listen to someone, commiting their time, the person speaking should be obligated to at least say something worthwile.
*More people succeed by work than by luck, but luck has many more devotees.
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.