Chapter Twenty-four. Don’t put things in before you try to take things out

Ever tried cramming just hours before an important exam? Even in the unlikely event that you pass, within a matter of days, all the evidence proves, you’ll hardly remember anything. This is just one example of what happens when you try to break the law. There are many ways of expressing this, the most powerful of universal laws. Here are just a few. “Whatsoever a man sows, that also shall he reap.” Sir Isaac Newton called it the third principle of motion. He said: “For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction.” Earl Nightingale put it like this: “Your rewards ...

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