Words of Wisdom

Don’t Dwell on the Past

April 2017
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“Make it a rule of life never to regret and never to look back. Regret is an appalling waste of energy; you can’t build on it; it’s only good for wallowing in.” — Katherine Mansfield

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“Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.” — Carl Jung

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“Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.” — George S. Patton

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“It is not very unreasonable that the rich should contribute to the public expense, not only in proportion to their revenue, but something more than in that proportion.” — Adam Smith

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“Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly — they’ll go through anything. You read and you’re pierced.” — Aldous Huxley

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“Utopias are presented for our inspection as a critique of the human state.” — William Golding

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“One must learn to love, and go through a good deal of suffering to get to it, and the journey is always towards the other soul.” — D.H. Lawrence

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“The complexity of things — the things within things — just seems to be endless. I mean nothing is easy, nothing is simple.” — Alice Munro

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“War is what happens when language fails.” — Margaret Atwood

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