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Wise Words for Turbulent Times: Pack of 6 cards

“A passion for learning is preferable, with regard to happiness, to one for riches.”
David Hume

“But pleasures are like poppies spread,
You seize the flow’r, its bloom is shed;
Or like the snow falls in the river,
A moment white - then melts forever;”
Robert Burns

“Paradoxical as it sounds, goals are more likely to be achieved when pursued indirectly. ... The name of this idea? Obliquity.”
John Kay

“We are all part of the fabric of each other’s lives. ... Every time you succeed you give another person hope.”
Mick Jackson

“The world is mainly a vast leaf colony...we live not by the jingling of our coins, but by the fullness of our harvests. ... By leaves we live.”
Patrick Geddes

“The prudent fledgling would never fly.”
Catherine Carswell

 
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