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Two Thoughts (28 May - 3 June)
Sunday 28 May
Two thoughts from Robert Graves:
"The remarkable thing about Shakespeare is that he really is very good, in spite of all the people who say he is very good."
"Let all the poison that lurks in the mud, hatch out."
Monday 29 May
Two thoughts from Khaled Hosseini:
“Children aren’t coloring books you do not get to fill them with your favorite colors.”
"Reading is an active, imaginative act; it takes work.
Tuesday 30 May
Two thoughts from Thomas Frey:
"Every avalanche begins with the movement of a single snowflake, and my hope is to move a snowflake."
"Thinking about the future will cause it to change."
Wednesday 31 May
Two thoughts from Robert S. McNamara:
“We see what we want to believe.”
“A computer does not substitute for judgment any more than a pencil substitutes for literacy. But writing ability without a pencil is no particular advantage.”
Thursday 1 June
Two thoughts from Joe Navarro:
“Just as careful listening is critical to understanding our verbal pronouncements, so careful observation is vital to comprehending our body language.”
“A rule of thumb: the truth teller merely conveys, while the liar often tries to convince.”
Friday 2 June
Two thoughts from Tom Holland:
“Harmony enables small things to flourish – while the lack of it destroys the great.”
“Prohibitions, trust me, only encourage bad behaviour.”
Saturday 3 June
Two thoughts from Scott Belsky:
“It's not about ideas. It's about making ideas happen.”
“The best way for a start-up to “disrupt” an industry is to be a thesis-driven outsider—someone who hasn’t been jaded by the industry but has a strong opinion for what should change.”
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