God turns you from one feeling to another and teaches by means of opposites, so that you will have two wings to fly, not one.
A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do. He may as well concern himself with his shadow on the wall. Speak what you think now in hard words, and to-morrow speak what to-morrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict every thing you said today. - ‘Ah, so you shall be sure to be misunderstood.' -- Is it so bad, then, to be misunderstood? Pythagoras was misunderstood, and Socrates, and Jesus, and Luther, and Copernicus, and Galileo, and Newton, and every pure and wise spirit that ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood.
--Ralph Waldo Emerson
10 Wednesday AM Reads - My midweek morning train reads: • The Death of Retail Is Greatly Exaggerated (Moody’s) • The 300 secrets to high stock returns (Chicago Booth Review) • N...
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