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Two Thoughts (8 - 14 October)
Sunday, 8 October
Two thoughts from Wilkie Collins
"The books - the generous friends who met me without suspicion - the merciful masters who never used me ill!"
"Our words are giants when they do us an injury, and dwarfs when they do us a service."
Monday, 9 October
Two thoughts from Bret Harte
"If, of all words of tongue and pen, The saddest are, It might have been,' More sad are these we daily see: 'It is, but hadn't ought to be!'"
"A bird in the hand is a certainty, but a bird in the bush may sing."
Tuesday, 10 October
Two thoughts from Robert Breault
"The realist sees reality as concrete. The optimist sees reality as clay."
"We are kept from our goal, not by obstacles, but by a clear path to a lesser goal."
Wednesday, 11 October
Two thoughts from Paul J. Meyer
"Communication - the human connection - is the key to personal and career success."
"Your mind believes what you tell it."
Thursday, 12 October
Two thoughts from Louisa May Alcott
“I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.”
"A little kingdom I possess, where thoughts and feelings dwell; And very hard the task I find of governing it well."
Friday, 13 October
Two thoughts from Alfred Polgar
"Too often man handles life as he does the bad weather. He whiles away the time as he waits for it to stop."
"When everyone leaves you it's loneliness you feel, when you leave everyone else it's solitude."
Saturday, 14 October
Two thoughts from Rudolf Arnheim
"Art is continually working to take the crust of familiarity off everyday objects."
"A revolution must aim at the destruction of the given order and will succeed only by asserting an order of its own."
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