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Two Thoughts (18 - 24 June)
Sunday 18 June
Two thoughts from Ernest Becker:
"To live fully is to live with an awareness of the rumble of terror that underlies everything."
"The artist takes in the world, but instead of being oppressed by it, he reworks it in his own personality and recreates it in the work of art."
Monday 19 June
Two thoughts from John Berryman:
“One must be ruthless with one’s own writing or someone else will be.”
"We must travel in the direction of our fear."
Tuesday 20 June
Two thoughts from Sheryl Sandberg:
“Fortune does favor the bold and you'll never know what you're capable of if you don't try.”
“So please ask yourself: What would I do if I weren't afraid? And then go do it.”
Wednesday 21 June
Two thoughts from George Herbert:
"Living well is the best revenge."
"A wise man cares not for what he cannot have."
Thursday 22 June
Two thoughts from Robert Shea:
“Man is a part of nature and what he does is natural and can't be construed as tampering.”
"The key element in tragedy is that heroes and heroines are destroyed by that which appears to be their greatest strength."
Friday 23 June
Two thoughts from Héctor García Puigcerver:
“Instead of searching for beauty in perfection, we should look for it in things that are flawed, incomplete.”
“If you don’t like reality, create another where you can live.”
Saturday 24 June
Two thoughts from Joseph Murphy:
“The only path by which another person can upset you is through your own thought.”
“Whatever you give attention to will grow, magnify, and multiply in your experience.”
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