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Two Thoughts (18 - 24 December)
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Here’s this week’s edition of Two Thoughts:
Sunday 18 December
Two thoughts from Henry T. Buckle:
"He who knows most believes the least."
“Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.”
Monday 19 December
Two thoughts from Mikhail Bakunin:
“The urge for destruction is also a creative urge!”
“If you took the most ardent revolutionary, vested him in absolute power, within a year he would be worse than the Tsar himself.”
Tuesday 20 December
Two thoughts from Stella Adler:
"Life beats down and crushes the soul and art reminds you that you have one."
"You will only fail to learn if you do not learn from failing."
Wednesday 21 December
Two thoughts from Jon Gertner:
“In any company’s greatest achievements one might, with the clarity of hindsight, locate the beginnings of its own demise.”
“But to an innovator, being early is not necessarily different from being wrong.”
Thursday 22 December
Two thoughts from Paul Ekman:
“Emotions change how we see the world and how we interpret the actions of others. We do not seek to challenge why we are feeling a particular emotion; instead, we seek to confirm it.”
"No important relationship survives if trust is totally lost."
Friday 23 December
Two thoughts from Alex Tabarrok:
"A bet is a tax on bullshit; and it is a just tax, tribute paid by the bullshitters to those with genuine knowledge."
"The only way to thrive is to innovate. It's that simple."
Saturday 24 December
Two thoughts from Phil Stutz:
“Real change requires you to change your behavior-not just your attitude.”
“We like to think we react to the world as it is, when really we react to a world that exists in our own minds.”
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