Monday, February 25, 2013

 Trey's Days No. 24

     "You sell your expertise, it's a limited repertoire; you sell your ignorance it's an unlimited repertoire. He was selling his ignorance and his desire to know about a subject and his journey from not knowing to knowing was his work."  This is Richard Saul Wurman talking about Charles Eames, . There's something inspiring about that.  
 Henri Nouwen says, "It is not easy to trust ourselves and our actions without public affirmation. We must have strong self-confidence combined with deep humility."  Pursuing the desire to know the truth about the world takes courage.  And yes, it takes humility.  The combination of strong self-confidence and humility is the armor that can withstand the nay saying of the world.  When no one else believes that an endeavor is worthwhile, one has to continue to believe in the project of one's quest anyway.  

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