Monday, April 7, 2008

i-TFTD #114

i-TFTD #114

#114-1. The state of your life is nothing more than a reflection of your state of mind.
-Wayne Dyer

#114-2. The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to him. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.

-George Bernard Shaw

#114-3. Hanging onto resentment is letting someone you despise live rent-free in your head.
-Ann Landers

The first one might appear abstract if seen as a philosophical statement. The Akbar-Birbal story about a piece of gold and the royal barber illustrates the same principle as a simple observation on human behaviour. Either way, it puts an enormous responsibility -- of our life -- on ourselves.

The second is cited sometimes as a funny example of logic. Actually it is a true statement in any creative new endeavour.

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