Writer’s Quote Wednesday, 7/22/2015.

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Alright, another Chinese philosopher and writer. This one has even less known about him than last week’s. The only thing I can find is literally a birth date ( 369 bc) a death date ( 286 bc) and the name of the book he wrote. But he has some excellent quotes, and this one stood out:

“We cling to our own point of view, as though everything depended on it. Yet our opinions have no permanence; like autumn and winter, they gradually pass away.” – Zhuangzi.

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See you all next week!

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5 thoughts on “Writer’s Quote Wednesday, 7/22/2015.

  1. Possibly that’s because we’ve been repetitively patted on our back for our point-of-view. It becomes our comfort zone. Even when the rest of the world moves ahead, moves on, changes…we find that only we cling to our long held opinions. We are scared to change our views, for we took long to form them so we think they are time-tested. New point-of-view will take long to form and often people do not have that many years left, or so they think.

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