Sticky Notes of Thoughts

…because some thoughts are worth remembering

On Social Courage


“It takes courage to be good—social courage—to be honest with yourself, to do things the right way.”      ~Malcolm Gladwell

Although the above quote from Malcolm Gladwell’s new podcast Revisionist History refers to pro basketball players shooting foul shots underhanded, it speaks to why social pressures, conventions and our need to get attention, to sacrifice the underlining goal, whether it is to shoot a basketball or to lead a country.


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This entry was posted on July 19, 2016 by in Quotes and tagged , , .
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