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Two Thoughts (14 - 20 May)
Sunday 14 May
Two thoughts from Morihei Ueshiba:
"Failure is the key to success; each mistake teaches us something."
"Life is growth. If we stop growing, technically and spiritually, we are as good as dead."
Monday 15 May
Two thoughts from Pedro Domingos:
“It's not man versus machine; it's man with machine versus man without. Data and intuition are like horse and rider, and you don't try to outrun a horse; you ride it.”
“Bias is a learner’s tendency to consistently learn the same wrong thing.”
Tuesday 16 May
Two thoughts from Carlos Ruiz Zafón:
"Envy is the religion of the mediocre. It comforts them, it soothes their worries, and finally it rots their souls..."
“Few things are more deceptive than memories.”
Wednesday 17 May
Two thoughts from Rainer Maria Rilke:
“I live my life in widening circles that reach out across the world.”
“The purpose of life is to be defeated by greater and greater things.”
Thursday 18 May
Two thoughts from Heinrich Heine:
"Wherever they burn books they will also, in the end, burn human beings."
"A brainiac notices everything, an ignoramus comments about everything."
Friday 19 May
Two thoughts from Sarah Bakewell:
“Disregard intellectual clutter, pay attention to things and let them reveal themselves to you.”
“Each man is a good education to himself, provided he has the capacity to spy on himself from close up.”
Saturday 20 May
Two thoughts from Fernando Pessoa:
“We worship perfection because we can't have it; if we had it, we would reject it. Perfection is inhuman, because humanity is imperfect.”
“Whether or not they exist we are slaves to our gods.”
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