“Besides the noble art of getting things done,
there is the noble art of leaving things undone.
The wisdom of life
consists in the elimination of non-essentials.”
–Lin Yutang

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Claire L.

This is a new concept for me. I’m one of those people that always has a list of things I should be doing. The list isn’t always on paper but the things are always there in my head. I have a lot of guilt over this. This quote makes me think I need to rethink everything.


Provocative idea here. I hadn’t thought ever that the best way to get things done might be to leave things undone. I wonder why society doesn’t give us this permission instead of pressure to always do more.