Posts Tagged ‘reasons’

“Conventional wisdom daunts initiative and offers far too many convenient reasons for inaction, especially for those with a great deal to lose.” -Felix Dennis

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“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

No Reason

Posted: February 19, 2018 in Thought for the Day
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“There are so many reasons not to do anything.” -Felix Dennis

“Conventional wisdom daunts initiative and offers far too many convenient reasons for inaction, especially for those with a great deal to lose.” -Felix Dennis

“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

Forget Work

Posted: September 17, 2013 in Thought for the Day
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“Forget all the reasons it won’t work and believe the one reason that it will.” -Unknown