Words of wisdom from renowned philosopher Stephen P. Jobs.
Remembering you are going to die is the best way to avoid the fear that you have something to lose
Nothing is risky given the certainties of our own limited existence. Anyway, I don't have a lot to say about that. I just found it particularly profound.
I'd recommend reading the entire article. It contained many nuggets from an interesting life, and was thought-provoking in the extreme.
Still, it is funny to declare, as Jobs did, that you are glad you dropped out of college in a commencement speech to Stanford graduates.