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Conventional Wisdom Quotes

I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work - Fail Quotes
I never make the same mistake twice. I make it five or six times, just to be sure - Funny Quotes
Men go shopping to buy what they need. Women go shopping to find out what they want - Funny Quotes
If cats could talk, they wouldn't - Cat Quotes
And then you meet one person and your life changes forever - Love Quotes
The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why - Mark Twain Quotes
When we first met, i had no idea you would be so important to me - Love Quotes
The darkest nights produce the brightest stars - Motivational Quotes
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Conventional wisdom would have one believe  (Conventional Wisdom Quotes) Conventional wisdom is so scary because what if everybody’s wrong?  (Conventional Wisdom Quotes) It’s funny, because in deference to conventional wisdom, I spent my struggling writer years trying to suppress my naturally baroque literary voice and write clean, spare prose. I finally gave up and embraced my baroque tendencies when I wrote the Kushiel series  (Conventional Wisdom Quotes) Ignore the conventional wisdom. If everybody else is doing it one way, there’s a good chance you can find your niche by going in exactly the opposite direction.  (Conventional Wisdom Quotes) I’ve always shied away from conventional wisdom, though I know the power of it  (Conventional Wisdom Quotes) I’m very proud of the Rome episode of ‘No Reservations’ because it violated all the conventional wisdom about making television. You’re never, ever supposed to do a food or travel show in black and white  (Conventional Wisdom Quotes) I’m not a money manager, but I can tell you what the conventional wisdom is. The younger you are, the more risk you can take on.  (Conventional Wisdom Quotes) All conventional wisdom has an element of truth to it, but good design requires more than an element of truth - it requires an ensemble of correct assumptions and valid calculations.  (Conventional Wisdom Quotes) It is now conventional wisdom that Americans do not care why we went to war in Iraq, that it is enough that the world is better off without Saddam Hussein.  (Conventional Wisdom Quotes) The most important aspect of my personality as far as determining my success goes; has been my questioning conventional wisdom, doubting experts and questioning authority. While that can be painful in your relationships with your parents and teachers, it’s enormously useful in life.  (Conventional Wisdom Quotes) My businesses are usually built around challenging conventional wisdom, so I tend to gain by taking the other side. It’s been very profitable and entertaining for me  (Conventional Wisdom Quotes) Contrary to conventional wisdom, the blue blazer’s a bit of a loose cannon. A suit decided long ago what it wanted to be, and it doesn’t want to hear your ideas, but a blue blazer only got around to half the job. So it leaves it up to you to find its bottoms. Gray slacks, blue jeans, patterns, white pants and different blue shades all work.  (Conventional Wisdom Quotes) Conventional wisdom is no wisdom at all. Conventional wisdom is taking somebody else’s word for the way things are It’s the followers of this world who rely on assumption. Not the leaders  (Conventional Wisdom Quotes) Contemporary art challenges us.. it broadens our horizons. It asks us to think beyond the limits of conventional wisdom  (Conventional Wisdom Quotes) Contrary to conventional wisdom, dance is not a universal ‘language’ but many languages and dialects. There are close to 6000 verbal languages, and probably that many dance languages  (Conventional Wisdom Quotes) Science is based on experiment, on a willingness to challenge old dogma, on an openness to see the universe as it really is. Accordingly, science sometimes requires courage - at the very least the courage to question the conventional wisdom  (Conventional Wisdom Quotes) Hurricane Katrina overwhelmed levees and exploded the conventional wisdom about a shared American prosperity, exposing a group of people so poor they didn’t have $50 for a bus ticket out of town. If we want to learn something from this disaster, the lesson ought to be: America’s poor deserve better than this  (Conventional Wisdom Quotes) In the beginning, Adam was instructed to earn the bread by the sweat of his brow - not Eve. Contrary to conventional wisdom, a mother’s place is in the home!  (Conventional Wisdom Quotes) Around 93, 94, the conventional wisdom about the Internet was that it was a toy for academics and researchers. So it was very, very underestimated for about two years  (Conventional Wisdom Quotes) I’m particularly interested in black swan events: unprecedented surprises that destroy the conventional wisdom about how the world works.  (Conventional Wisdom Quotes) I try to encourage people to think for themselves, to question standard assumptions... Don’t take assumptions for granted. Begin by taking a skeptical attitude toward anything that is conventional wisdom. Make it justify itself. It usually can’t. Be willing to ask questions about what is taken for granted. Try to think things through for yourself.  (Conventional Wisdom Quotes) The conventional wisdom is that if you are gay, you cannot play the romantic straight lead in a movie.  (Conventional Wisdom Quotes) The censors have always had a field day with James Joyce, specifically with ‘Ulysses,’ but also with his other writings. The conventional wisdom is that this is because of sexually explicit passages (and there certainly are those). I have always thought that what the critics hated and feared about Joyce is his cry for human freedom.  (Conventional Wisdom Quotes) [T]he myth that there was somehow a magic wand in the early 1980s to cure AIDS - a wand that Reagan deliberately refused to wave - is now almost conventional wisdom.  (Conventional Wisdom Quotes) The problem in our society is the ego psychology and conventional wisdom about look out for #1. That conventional wisdom thinks that love your enemy is to some a principle no one can ever live by.  (Conventional Wisdom Quotes) We have been doing things that are contrary; the things that people tell us won’t work from the beginning. In fact, the only way to get ahead is to find errors in conventional wisdom.  (Conventional Wisdom Quotes) The conventional wisdom of fandom is that you must give your fans anything they want. But I’ve never felt that that’s a healthy attitude - and that comes from being a Star Wars fan.  (Conventional Wisdom Quotes) It is worth remembering one of the important lessons of the Buck story: a small number of zealous advocates can have an impact on the law that defies both science and conventional wisdom.  (Conventional Wisdom Quotes) Here’s conventional wisdom: Success makes you happy. Happiness permits you to be generous. In fact, it actually works like this: Generosity makes you happy. Happy people are more likely to be successful.  (Conventional Wisdom Quotes) The elderly have weathered enough squalls to know that this one, too, shall pass. They own the courage to be original; they’ve learned to hold their own values above the conventional wisdom.  (Conventional Wisdom Quotes)
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