• 6-16-2017 That's dum. I can think of dozens of things that might happen and your reaction matters not at all.
    • Linda Joy
      And I can think of thousands of ways my attitude has made all the difference!
    • Jewels Vern
      I'd like to learn more, but not expressed in cliches.
  • Disagree. Life is not always within your control
    • Linda Joy
      I respect your right to disagree. But I said nothing about the incidents of life being within your control. Your reaction to the incident is completely within your control. In fact you're the only one who can control it.
  • If it is true for you, then, yeah.
  • Disagree: Lifes experiences are more important than what happens & reaction. It would take other people to enable 90% of living if I had agreed with your question (not so).
    • Linda Joy
      Not true. We react 100% of the time whether other people are involved or not.
    • Linda Joy
      I agree it's about the experience. But what happens in life and your reaction to it is the experience.
  • Sounds like a corollary of Edison's "Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration."
  • Not really true at all. It's just one of those things that sound good but mean little in real life. For example if someone is mentally ill or physically disabled. How they "react" might be by ending their life.
  • thats true
  • It's probably more 50/50.

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