Why humans find it so hard to let go of false beliefs | Aeon Essays


Wisdom Quotes


You can change neither the currents nor the tides, but you can use the winds to change direction.
I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination. (Jimmy Dean)
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The more you are like you, the less you are like others and this makes you truly unique.
The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique. (Walt Disney)

Wisdom Quotes



Being sane or insane is relative.
A question that sometimes drives me hazy: am I or are the others crazy? (Albert Einstein)
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It takes courage to speak up when needed, but it also takes courage to listen.
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. (Winston Churchill)

Leonardo da Vinco


Did you know…

… that today is Leonardo da Vinci’s Birthday? One of the Renaissance’s greatest artists and thinkers, Leonardo da Vinci was born on April 15, 1452, in Florence, Italy. Besides painting the “Mona Lisa” and “The Last Supper,” da Vinci also designed the first parachute. Happy birthday, Leonardo!

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Today’s Inspirational Quote:

“I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death.”

— Leonardo da Vinci