Alan Jacobs

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Churchill, when he first assumed a place as Cabinet minister, found himself “assailed by worries,” and discovered that the best way to deal with them was “to write down on a piece of paper all the various matters which are troubling one, from which it will appear that some are merely trivial, some are irremediable, and there are thus only one or two on which one need concentrate one’s energies.” Very good advice!