The price of innovation

by Christina on March 9, 2010

I love this quote by Scott Nearing:

“The majority will always be for caution, hesitation, and the status quo – always against creation and innovation. The innovator – he who leaves the beaten track – must therefore always be a minortarian – always be an object of opposition, scorn, hatred. It is part of the price he must pay for the ecstasy that accompanies creative thinking and acting.”

~Scott Nearing (From Loving and Leaving the Good Life by Helen Nearing)

***Want to talk more about this book? Join us Sunday March 28 for our Philly book club’s first meeting! A book list for future meetings is to the right…  please send your suggestions for others!***

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adam March 10, 2010 at 1:12 am

and a book recommendations
– A Whole New Life, Reynolds Price
– Dancing With Mr. D., Bert Keizer
– When Food is Love, Geneen Roth


Christina March 11, 2010 at 1:05 am

Great suggestions – thanks Adam!


adam March 11, 2010 at 2:27 pm

one more
A Machine Called Indomitable, Sonny Kleinfield


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