‘History cannot be interpreted without the aid of imagination and intuition’

History cannot be interpreted without the aid of imagination and intuition. The sheer quantity of evidence is so overwhelming that selection is inevitable. Where there is selection there is art. — B. H. Liddell Hart, Why Don’t We Learn from History? History remains incomplete, minus some themes. Shop Related đŸ“šđŸŽ§đŸ“± You may also like:

Pulitzer-prize winning novelist Jennifer Egan shares her three rules for writing

In her book Why We Write, 2011’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Jennifer Egan shares three writing tips for aspiring writers: Number two is my favorite piece of advice. Writing is like a muscle that needs to be worked out again and again, kind of like brushing your teeth. After you establish the habit, you should feel a bit empty […]

‘Fashion constantly begins and ends in the two things it abhors most, singularity and vulgarity’

To be old-fashioned is the greatest crime a coat or a hat can be guilty of. To look like nobody else is a sufficiently mortifying reflection ; to be in danger of being mistaken for one of the rabble is worse. Fashion constantly begins and ends in the two things it abhors most, singularity and […]

The 2-minute exercise that could make you more successful

According to Harvard psychologist Shawn Achor’s book [easyazon_link identifier=”0307591557″ locale=”US” tag=”wells01-20″]The Happiness Advantage[/easyazon_link], it is happiness that begets success and not the other way around. And one of the quickest ways to boost your mood is to start by sending someone a quick email every morning. The simplest thing you can do is a two-minute email […]

‘Most runners run because they want to live life to the fullest’

Most runners run not because they want to live longer, but because they want to live life to the fullest. If you’re going to while away the years, it’s far better to live them with clear goals and fully alive than in a fog, and I believe running helps you do that. Exerting yourself to […]