Let’s never forget that whatever brilliant ideas you have or hear, that the opposite may also be true.

Derek Sivers

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About This Quote

“Weird, or Just Different?” TEDIndia 2009. Nov. 2009. Conference Presentation.

Source: "Weird, or Just Different?" TEDIndia 2009. Nov. 2009. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: This quote by entrepreneur Derek Sivers means that two seemingly conflicting modes of logic can be true at the same time. In the 2009 TED Talk from which this quote was taken, Sivers gives several examples that illustrate this principle, all of which involve ways of thinking about things -- such as street addresses or musical timing -- that are different in different parts of the world. Watch the full TED Talk here: Derek Sivers - Weird, or Just Different?