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Idea to Invention by Patricia Nolan-Brown

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Do You Have Nerve? Grow a Thicker Skin!

You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor.

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It really bugs me when I think of all the people I've met who have wonderful, cool, or valuable ideas but lack the self-confidence to put them out there. The world loses out on so much that could be useful or beautiful or helpful. To paraphrase the great modern dancer, Martha Graham, the imaginative life force flows through you and because there is only one of you, your expression of that force is absolutely unique—so if you block your own self-expression, it will never exist in the ...

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