Saturday, August 27, 2016

On Standing Out and Serendipitous Quotes

This past week has seen  more than a few quotes worth pondering on come in your humble blogger's way. One, which came up in a recent conversation, seemed especially worth sharing:

Don't bank your grand on not being typical. You may end up getting stuck.

The striking thing when hearing it was it's  (no pun intended ) seemingly countercultural bent.  In light of "standing out" appearing to  be a  thing in our current culture,  suggesting otherwise would  sound downright unthinkable.  On the other hand,  it may be something to think about. Could "joining the crowd", in certain instances,  be a beneficial and "out of the box" thing to do?