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“Don’t be afraid to be a fool. Remember, you cannot be both young and wise. Young people who pretend to be wise to the ways of the world are mostly just cynics. Cynicism masquerades as wisdom, but it is the farthest thing from it. Because cynics don’t learn anything. Because cynicism is a self-imposed blindness, a rejection of the world because we are afraid it will hurt us or disappoint us. Cynics always say no. But saying yes begins things. Saying yes is how things grow. Saying yes leads to knowledge. “Yes” is for young people. So for as long as you have the strength to, say yes.”

Stephen Colbert

This theme of saying yes, moving forward and doing it while you still can has been quite the recurring one recently. stopbeingsocynical

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Written by priya.balraju

May 11, 2011 at 2:34 pm

Posted in Quotes

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