Living On Borrowed Knowledge

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We have all learned to remember, but few have learned to think. To repeat verbatim what others have thought and said is counted knowledge and with such borrowed knowledge the majority imagine they are satisfied, the reason being they have not discovered the art of thinking thoughts of their own. This is an art that every person must learn; the sooner the better, if the idea is to be made real. Original thinking is the secret of all greatness, all high attainments, all extraordinary achievements and all superior states of being; but no mind can create original thought until a high state of mental harmony is attained.  ~Christian D. Larson

Meaningful Monday- Six Ways To Fail At Anything

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“Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently.”

~ Henry Ford

This post is completely different from my normal blogs that preach success, pursuing your dreams or personal development because I have come to realise that some people out there, are still stuck in that mode of complacency and constantly lacking the motivation to move past that that first failed attempt at pursuing whatever it is they want in life. Some of these people are at the highest level of education, some are laypersons, some are climbing but still getting distracted along the way.

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Steps To Aquire Knowledge

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The first step in the acquisition of wisdom is silence, the second listening, the third memory, the fourth practice, the fifth teaching others. ~Solomon Ibn Gabriol

Why It’s Important To Examine New Ideas

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“Is the window of your soul open for fresh air and the sunshine of Truth to come in, or is it closed and shuttered by mental laziness or the emotional congestion we call prejudice? None of us know how many things we have missed through being self-satisfied and cocksure. No one can be considered really intelligent who does not have a readiness to examine new ideas with an open mind.”    ~Emmet Fox

Meaningful Monday-Is January Financially, The Dryest Month of The Year?

 

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“January, month of empty pockets! let us endure this evil month, anxious as a theatrical producer’s forehead.” ~ Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

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Wellness Wednesday

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“Your inner strength is your outer foundation”    ~Allan Rufus

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Terrific Tuesday

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Just as it was a thousand years ago, so will it be a thousand years from now; life can get complicated. It can be simple. It can be happy. It can be sad. The only change that comes in life, is the human experience, but in many ways life has stayed pretty much the same a mysterious web of emotions and events.

 

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Exposure vs Knowledge

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I recently watched a video in which the speaker lectured his employees on exposure vs. knowledge. He expressed the importance of having both but said that exposure takes you to another level of living. I agree with him on so many levels. Myself having the highest regards for both knowledge and exposure, I’ve never really made a distinction between the two until now. Putting it all into perspective, this led me to gather my own thoughts on the matter.

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