It meansÂ that the maximum positive quality of the subject (“this”) is to be annoying; thatÂ is theÂ most it can ever achieve. The likelihood is thatÂ it isÂ worse than annoying, since the odds of a thing being atÂ its bestÂ all the time are small.
âThe tough mind is sharp and penetrating, breaking through the crust of legends and myths and sifting the true from the false. The tough-minded individual is astute and discerning. He has a strong austere quality that makes for firmness of purpose and solidness of commitment. Who doubts that this toughness is one of man’s greatest needs? Rarely do we find men who willingly engage in hard, solid thinking. There is an almost universal quest for easy answers and half-baked solutions. Nothing pains some people more than having to think.â