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Two Thoughts (5 - 11 February)
Sunday 5 February
Two thoughts from Flann O'Brien:
"What you think is the point is not the point at all but only the beginning of the sharpness."
"Strange enlightenments are vouchsafed to those who seek the higher places."
Monday 6 February
Two thoughts from Gerard K. O'Neill:
"Don't regard yourself as a guardian of freedom unless you respect and preserve the rights of people you disagree with."
"Dictators have always played on the natural human tendency to blame others and to oversimplify."
Tuesday 7 February
Two thoughts from Anatole France:
“To know is nothing at all; to imagine is everything.”
“Awaken people's curiosity. It is enough to open minds, do not overload them. Put there just a spark.”
Wednesday 8 February
Two thoughts from Yip Harburg:
"All the heroes of tomorrow are the heretics of today."
“My heart wants roots. My mind wants wings. I cannot bear their bickerings.”
Thursday 9 February
Two thoughts from Walter Mosley:
“A peasant that reads is a prince in waiting.”
“I'm not saying that you have to be a reader to save your soul in the modern world. I'm saying it helps.”
Friday 10 February
Two thoughts from Edith Eger:
“Change is about noticing what’s no longer working and stepping out of the familiar, imprisoning patterns.”
“Taking risks doesn’t mean throwing ourselves blindly into danger. But it means embracing our fears so that we aren’t imprisoned by them.”
Saturday 11 February
Two thoughts from Georg Lichtenberg:
“You can make a good living from soothsaying but not from truthsaying.”
“The most dangerous of all falsehoods is a slightly distorted truth.”
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