June 29th, 2012
Half of the harm that is done in this world is due to people who want to feel important. They don’t mean to do harm — but the harm does not interest them. Or they do not see it, or they justify it because they are absorbed in the endless struggle to think well of themselves.
June 11th, 2012
“We all want progress, but if you’re on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive.” – C.S. Lewis
June 6th, 2012
Judging a person does not define who they are. . . It defines who you are.
December 19th, 2011
At a recent train club event someone came up to me and said, “Dick doesn’t like you.”
I replied, “That doesn’t concern me.”
The helpful gossip then tried to start telling me why Dick doesn’t like me. I interrupted, and again said, “That doesn’t concern me.”
Yet again he started explaining Dick’s reasons for disliking me.
I stopped him and said, “Think about this. . .
There are about 200 members of this club. About 10 of those members are close friends. 189 members get along with me well. They are either indifferent or just haven’t got to know me well. 1 member – Dick – doesn’t like me.
Which group of people should I spend my time thinking about?
Note: to those of you who belong to the train club. I changed the names here. I don’t think there is anyone named Dick in the club since Dick G. moved away years ago.
September 30th, 2011
Ideas are easy. It’s the implementation that’s work.