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Perspective August 15, 2016

“We are a work in progress with a lifetime contract.”
Phyllis Koss

“The great thing in this world is not so much where you stand, as in what direction you are moving.”
Oliver Wendell Holmes, 1809-1894

“Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.”
Samuel Johnson, 1709-1784

“I avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward.”
Charlotte Bronte, 1816-1855

“Anxiety and Ennui are the Scylla and Charybdis on which the bark of human happiness is most often wrecked.”
William Edward Hartpole Lecky, The Map of Life

Tunnel Vision?
Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life — think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success.
Swami Vivekananda,
monk and teacher

Zibabird • August 15, 2016


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