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The Coder's Path to Wealth and Independence by Mark Beckner

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CHAPTER  14

Freedom Through Business

Wealth, Dreams, and Independence

Happiness is not fame or riches or heroic virtues, but a state that will inspire posterity to think in reflecting upon our life, that it was the life they would wish to live.

—Herodotus, The Histories

You are engaged in a profession that is unlike any other. You can work from anywhere, make a sizeable amount of money, and alter the course of your business and work to support your personal interests, goals, and dreams. Having this level of freedom with business is extremely rare. You have the opportunity to take your life in virtually any direction you choose. You have the responsibility to use your wealth wisely, dream big, and utilize your independence to do great things. ...

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