About dave cunningham

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  • dave shared from The Razor's Edge (Vintage International) by W. Somerset Maugham
    “I strove with none, for none was worth my strife. Nature I loved, and, next to Nature, Art; I warmed both hands before the fire of Life; It sinks, and I am ready to depart.”
  • dave shared from http://www.amazon.com/dp/B001O2SCKI/ref=r_soa_p_i
    Albert Ellis came up with an early form of cognitive-behavioral therapy, based largely on Epictetus’ claim that “it is not events that disturb people, it is their judgments concerning them.”
    Note: love engaging myself reading The New Yorker
  • dave shared from The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization by Thomas L. Friedman
    Gorbachev was trying to underscore to Baker how difficult it was for Russia to make the psychological transition to capitalism, after so many years of communism, and he did it with this yarn: A Russian peasant finds a lamp by the side of the road and rubs it. Out pops a genie. The genie tells the peasant he can have any wish. The peasant tells the genie, “You know, I have only three cows, but my neighbor Igor has ten cows.” “So you want twenty cows?” the genie asks the peasant. “No,” says the peasant, “I want you to kill seven of Igor’s cows.”
    Note: a Russian yarn
  • dave shared from The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization by Thomas L. Friedman
    “None of us is as smart as all of us.”
    Note: excellent read !
  • dave shared from Family Life: A Novel by Akhil Sharma
    The sentences were like long weeds waving from the bottom of a muddy pond. I
    Note: good read
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