“You do not write your life with words...You write it with actions. What you think is not important. It is only important what you do.” — from ‘A Monster Calls’ by Patrick Ness (born 1971), English-American author and journalist.

Don’t be mistaken: what you think, say or write, is never as important as what you do. We all say things, and then fail to life up to what we have said a few moments ago. “No, I won’t have another cake / drink / cigarette / tablet / gamble / look / whatever your temptation happens to be [delete as appropriate]!” Then we go and do exactly what we said we weren’t going to do. We’ve all been there – the secret is not staying there…

Coming soon – #WednesdayWisdom booklet, with a collection of quotes.