Saturday, October 2, 2010

Super Quote Sunday - October 3rd

Today's quote is one of my favorites.

Then again, I have a lot of favorites.

William James quoted:

"The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook."

I think of it often, but I really, really wish I could apply the words.

Sometimes I do. For example, if (in my head) I start blowing some tiny instance out of proportion, once in a while I'll stop and think - you know, Meredith, you should probably be overlooking this!

I think knowing what to overlook can be difficult. Conversely, sometimes I think we shrug off things and overlook what should really be evaluated.

Thought For the Day: What do you overlook a bit too often? What things do you need to take a closer look at?

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