Quote of the Day

George Bernard Shaw“A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.” — George Bernard Shaw

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I Know Better

Israel Zangwill“Prejudice is taken to mean an opinion formed without reasoning and maintained in despite of it” — Israel Zangwill, Without Prejudice

Today, I allowed myself to try to use reason against prejudice. Worse, I got upset at the deafness. It was a case of pride versus prejudice. I know better and I know that this person will counter reason by repeating the same prejudice in ever-increasing volumes, yet I persisted. I should have walked away.

Quote of the Day

Peter Drucker“Character is not something one can fool people about. … They may forgive a person for a great deal: incompetence, ignorance, insecurity, or bad manners. But they will not forgive a lack of integrity in that person.”— Peter Drucker, Management: Tasks, Responsibilities, Practices