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The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious of the rose. Kahlil Gibran photo by sophiea
November 14, 2008 in Attitude Gifts, Optimism, Positive Attitude Gifts | Permalink
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Thank you for reminding me of the metaphor of the rose and the thorns. I think it works for me a lot better that the proverbial half-filled glass of water because a rose is beautiful, but a glass of water is stark and boring.
Joel Sussman |
November 15, 2008 at 11:25 AM
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