Saturday, February 03, 2007

On Venturing Past Our Comfort Zone

'A ship in port is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.'
--former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto, who, as the first female head of state of a post-colonial Muslim country, presumably learned a thing or two about calculating risk.

3 Comments:

At 8:57 AM, Anonymous MilesB said...

That's a great quote, John. And a great one for writers to take to heart.

 
At 11:17 AM, Blogger John Ettorre said...

Indeed it is, Miles. And I especially liked how it came from such an unexpected source.

 
At 8:21 PM, Blogger Julie said...

I like this quote too, and would say that it aptly describes B.B.'s life; however, (not to burst your bubble) it was Grace Hopper who is to be rightly quoted here.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grace_Hopper

 

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