Appearance

Men, in general, judge more from appearances than from reality. All men have eyes, but few have the gift of penetration. - Niccolo Machiavelli From my primary blog here. This is an interesting topic to me. There's a common expression about judging a book by its cover. While growing up, many of us hear this … Continue reading Appearance

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Confidence

"Self-confidence is the first requisite to great undertakings." - Samuel Johnson I recently took the opportunity to write on the matter of pride. In my entry, I made my best effort to caution that pride can be an unattractive and deceptive impediment to accomplishment. Writing about confidence, then, may seem like a redundancy. I fear … Continue reading Confidence