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contradictory ideas

Don’t take yourself too seriously, and take yourself as seriously as death itself. Don’t worry. Worry your ass off. Have ironclad confidence, but doubt — it keeps you awake and alert. Believe you are the baddest ass in town, and, you suck! It keeps you honest. It keeps you honest. Be able to keep two completely contradictory ideas alive and well inside your heart and head at all times. If it doesn’t drive you crazy, it will make you strong.

– Bruce Springsteen

Quote in Mark Robinson’s blog Thinking Practice’ thinkingpractice.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/springsteen-sunderland-sxsw.html

Originally from Springsteen’s SXSW 2012 Keynote Speech npr.org/2012/03/16/148778665/bruce-springsteens-sxsw-2012-keynote-speech?t=1606310285599

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