Optimism is a strategy for making a better future. Because unless you believe that the future can be better, you are unlikely to step up and take responsibility for making it so.
future responsibility optimism
Look. I have a strategy. Why expect anything? If you don’t expect anything, you don’t get disappointed.
expectations cutting hope
Complaining does not work as a strategy. We all have finite time and energy. Any time we spend whining is unlikely to help us achieve our goals. And it won't make us happier.
However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.
Look However Beautiful
If you don't have a strategy, you're part of someone else's strategy.
I glanced at Derek. The boy wonder didn't melt into a pile of goo, although his gaze was glued to Rowena's chest. Avoiding eye contact. Good strategy.
fantasy good-strategy magic-bites
I said nothing—I hadn’t known Marya, and anyway, “listening quietly” was my general social strategy
There's only one racing strategy that matters.It's the one I run by:
Get in the lead and don't let anyone pass you.
12--Lose Battles, But Win The War: Grand Strategy
Grand strategy is the art of looking beyond the present battle and calculating ahead. Focus on your ultimate goal and plot to reach it.
The essence of strategy is choosing what not to do.
Perception is strong and sight weak. In strategy it is important to see distant things as if they were close and to take a distanced view of close things.
sight perception far
Vimes had got around to a Clean Desk policy. It was a Clean Floor strategy
that eluded him at the moment.