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Dignity does not consist in possessing honors, but in deserving them.
-- Aristotle
 

 

Monday, March 28, 2022

Impulses

Avoid being dominated by your impulses but don’t completely ignore them either. Your impulses provide a window into who you are, what you’re feeling.

Many impulses appear foolish to your rational mind. Yet there is a whole lot more to you than just logic and reason.

Tamp down those impulses that are clearly and obviously foolhardy. Yet ask yourself, where do they come from, what are they trying to tell you?

What seems crazy today could very well prove to be brilliant a year from now. Impulses can bring things to the surface that you don’t even know you know.

Impulses remind you of what you’ve forgotten. They connect you to possibilities that are not yet fully evident.

Exercise discipline over your impulses while at the same time respecting their visceral wisdom. Your impulsive side is there for a reason.

— Ralph Marston

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