Maximillian Amadeus Banzai (banzai) wrote,
Maximillian Amadeus Banzai

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Wisdom from unlikely sources

A former supervisor once taught me the principle of seeking wisdom from unlikely sources (sidebar: he and I had other conflicts that made my learning this from him its own proof). On the 44 to Wallingford, I was blessed to hear the following from a conversation between a couple of street kids sitting directly behind me:
We gotta make a pact to listen to each other never steered me wrong...even when I do asshole-y things, like this morning, you were loyal to me.
</i>Even in lives of quiet desperation, they're getting something many of us miss.

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