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Two Thoughts (30 July - 5 August)
Sunday, 30 July
Two thoughts from Ed Thorp
“Life is like reading a novel or running a marathon. It’s not so much about reaching a goal but rather about the journey itself and the experiences along the way”
“Do what you love and the money may follow. If it does, that's fine. If it doesn't, you're still doing what you love.”
Monday, 31 July
Two thoughts from Rabindranath Tagore
"Reach high, for stars lie hidden in you. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal."
"You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water."
Tuesday, 1 August
Two thoughts from Arundhati Roy
"Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing."
“It was a time when the unthinkable became the thinkable and the impossible really happened.”
Wednesday, 2 August
Two thoughts from Mary Schmich
"Reading is a discount ticket to everywhere."
"Do one thing every day that scares you.
The race is long and, in the end,
it's only with yourself."
Thursday, 3 August
Two thoughts from Irvin D. Yalom
"Living safely is dangerous."
"Not to take possession of your life plan is to let your existence be an accident."
Friday, 4 August
Two thoughts from Edwin Abbott
“For why should the thirst for knowledge be aroused, only to be disappointed and punished?”
“Like all great art, it defies the tyrant Time.”
Saturday, 5 August
Two thoughts from Peter O'Toole
"Constantly try, try, try. Dare. Dare, Dare. Who dares wins."
"And maddest of all, to see life as it is and not as it should be."
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