Don’t feed the fears


BURMA’S freedom fighter and Nobel Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi says the most precious of life’s gifts is the courage of refusing to let fear dictate our actions.
She describes this as “grace under pressure” – the ability to trust in a future we can not predict.
Albert Einstein believed the most beautiful thing we could experience was the mystery of life. The sometimes intolerable certainty that life will change but we never know how.
Einstein said he never came on any of his discoveries by rational thinking. He looked at the big picture.
Einstein said one crucial thing that helped him conceive the Theory of Relativity was his willingness to visualise what it would be like to be riding on the end of a light beam. Some of his contemporaries thought he was crazy.
But he realised life was an opportunity, not an obligation, and that he could not let it merely run around him. He had to plunge right into it and find its wonders.


7 thoughts on “Don’t feed the fears

  1. Stating the ‘bleeding obvious’ —> “But he realised life was an opportunity, not an obligation,”

    …which is probably why most people can’t see it. 😉


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