Imagination

Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world and all there ever will be to know and understand. - Albert Einstein From my primary blog here. Firstly, what a statement to make – and I believe it's very accurate. Imagination … Continue reading Imagination

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Aptitude

"Genius consists of equal parts of natural aptitude and hard work." - Andre Maurois Typically, I write on topics which are reasonably clear-cut and universally applicable. Aptitude, then, is an oddball. I believe that everyone possesses a certain level of aptitude for something. What, of course, is a matter of considerable self-exploration and life experience. None … Continue reading Aptitude

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

Pride

"A proud man is always looking down on things and people; and, of course, as long as you're looking down, you can't see something that is above you." - C.S. Lewis Pride has a deceptive appeal but is a terrible stumbling block. Much of our modern culture promotes "me as a brand". There's value to … Continue reading Pride