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Discussion in 'Blogs' started by Ishna, Sep 27, 2016.

  1. Ishna

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    “Don't just say you have read books. Show that through them you have learned to think better, to be a more discriminating and reflective person. Books are the training weights of the mind. They are very helpful, but it would be a bad mistake to suppose that one has made progress simply by having internalized their contents."

    ― Epictetus, The Art of Living: The Classical Manual on Virtue, Happiness and Effectiveness (Translation by Sharon Lebell)
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  3. RD1

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    I love this quote! Reflecting and going deeper. Understanding beyond the surface.
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    So true.
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    Totally in Agreement!
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