Shots of Wit

A regular posting of witticisms, aphorisms, and general musings by Clifford Cohen.

Coping with adversity…

If you can’t be brave in the face of adversity, at least be practical.

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Why waste time trying to be brave when confronted with danger when you could use that time to formulate an effective response to the danger? Bravery under fire is highly overrated. Clear thinking and practicality under pressure can never be overrated. If you find yourself in trouble and with few options, try to identify what courses of action are realistic in response to your situation and do what is possible.

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