"It is not time or opportunity that is to determine intimacy;—it is disposition alone. Seven years would be insufficient to make some people acquainted with each other, and seven days are more than enough for others."
— Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility (via modernhepburn)
(Source: austenchanted, via lovingprideandprejudice)
"Choose an attitude of wonderment, taking in all that is being said without assuming you already know what the speaker is talking about. Let go of jumping ahead to finish his or her thoughts. In order to learn you have to risk change … changing your mind!"
— Dwight Frindt(Contemporary American author, executive consultant, coach, skilled facilitator)