Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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The measure of a great leader, is their success in bringing everyone around to their opinion twenty years later.
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We do not have to become heroes overnight. Just a step at a time, meeting each thing that comes up, seeing it as not as dreadful as it appears, discovering that we have the strength to stare it down.
Always seeking acceptance from others, searching for belonging. Striving for individuality, yet wanting to fit in. Never understanding that acceptance for one’s own individuality make all of that redundant.
A minority is powerless while it conforms to the majority; it is not even a minority then; but it is irresistible when it clogs by its whole weight.
The success of great scholars and thinkers is commonly a courtier-like success, not kingly, not manly.
Each thought is a nail that is driven In structures that cannot decay; And the mansion at last will be given To us as we build it each day.
In all debates let truth be thy aim; not victory or an unjust interest; and endeavor to gain rather than to expose thy antagonist.
I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled poets to write their poetry, but a kind of instinct or inspiration, such as you find in seers and prophets who deliver all their sublime messages without knowing in the least what they mean.