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Two Thoughts (4 - 10 December)
Sunday 4 December
Two thoughts from Greg Iles:
“Any person who wants to govern the world is by definition the wrong person to do it.”
“When everything is at risk, good judgment, not haste, makes the difference between life and death. Panic is the enemy.”
Monday 5 December
Two thoughts from Julie Lythcott-Haims:
“Don't let anyone tell you who you are--you have to have a bigger idea of who you are than how society sees you.”
“When humans do what they want, they thrive.”
Tuesday 6 December
Two thoughts from George Goodman:
“If you don’t know who you are, the stock market is an expensive place to find out.”
"Nothing works all the time and in all kinds of markets."
Wednesday 7 December
Two thoughts from Darrell Huff:
"Don't be a novelist --- be a statistician. Much more scope for the imagination."
“The secret language of statistics, so appealing in a fact-minded culture, is employed to sensationalize, inflate, confuse, and oversimplify.”
Thursday 8 December
Two thoughts from Gary Vaynerchuk:
“Life shrinks and expands on the proportion of your willingness to take risks and try new things.”
“When it comes to professional opportunities, this is the best time to be alive in the history of humankind.”
Friday 9 December
Two thoughts from Wade Davis:
“The world in which you were born is just one model of reality. Other cultures are not failed attempts...they are unique manifestations of the human spirit.”
“The measure of a society is not only what it does but the quality of its aspirations.”
Saturday 10 December
Two thoughts from Marc Freedman:
"We're about to invent a new stage of life."
"I think the biggest culprit of all is widespread age segregation, in many ways reinforced by technology, which leads to potential conflict, misunderstanding, ageism, and disconnection"
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