Posts Tagged ‘hating’

“The inferior man’s reasons for hating knowledge are not hard to discern.  He hates it because it is complex – because it puts an unbearable burden on his meager capacity for taking in ideas. Thus his search is always for short cuts. All superstitions are short cuts. Their aim is to make the unintelligible simple, and even obvious.” -H.L. Menkel

“The inferior man’s reasons for hating knowledge are not hard to discern. He hates it because it is complex – because it puts an unbearable burden on his meager capacity for taking in ideas. Thus his search is always for short cuts. All superstitions are such short cuts. Their aim is to make the unintelligible simple, and even obvious.” -H.L. Mencken

Yes Man

Posted: November 24, 2016 in Thought for the Day
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“When I say ‘yes’ to something I don’t want to do, I end up hating myself, hating the person I said ‘yes’ to, doing a bad job, and disappointing everyone.  I try really hard not to do it anymore.” –James Altucher