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Two Thoughts (13 - 19 August)
Sunday, 13 August
Two thoughts from Ida Tarbell
"Imagination is the only key to the future. Without it none exists - with it all things are possible."
"A popular disturbance never remains long in the full control of those who start it."
Monday, 14 August
Two thoughts from David Schwartz
“The point is clear. People who get things done in this world don’t wait for the spirit to move them; they move the spirit.”
“Action cures fear.”
Tuesday, 15 August
Two thoughts from David Whyte
“What if the world is holding its breath -waiting for you to take the place that only you can fill?”
“The courageous conversation is the one you don’t want to have.”
Wednesday, 16 August
Two thoughts from Suzy Kassem
"Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will"
“Stay true to yourself. An original is worth more than a copy.”
Thursday, 17 August
Two thoughts from Isaiah Berlin
"To understand is to perceive patterns."
"The first people totalitarians destroy or silence are men of ideas and free minds."
Friday, 18 August
Two thoughts from Maurice Merleau-Ponty
"The child lives in a world which he unhesitatingly believes accessible to all around him."
"It is a great good fortune, as Stendhal said, for one "to have his passion as a profession."
Saturday, 19 August
Two thoughts from Josiah Royce
"Thinking is like loving and dying. Each of us must do it for himself."
"Men accept without questioning that this world is real and important and worthwhile. This is faith. Philosophy is the ongoing questioning of this faith."
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