The Deceptiveness of Conventional Wisdom

“Nothing is more unpredictable than the mob, nothing more obscure than public opinion, nothing more deceptive than the whole political system.”

—Cicero, 106–43 B.C.

“When you face the sun, all the shadows fall behind you.” — Helen Keller

Avoid Shadows and Face the Sun

For a woman who spent her life without the ability to see, Helen Keller had a profound way of expressing the appropriate outlook on life. “When you face the sun,” she said, “all the shadows fall behind you.”

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Honoring Our Fallen on Memorial Day

“Regard your soldiers as your children, and they will follow you into the deepest valleys; look upon them as your own beloved sons, and they will stand by you even unto death.” — Sun Tzu

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