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Friday, April 12, 2024

The heart is wiser than the intellect.

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Josiah Gilbert Holland

Josiah Gilbert Holland was an American physician turned poet and novelist in the 19th century. This quote is a welcome reminder that when we overthink things, we can sometimes lose sight of how we truly feel about something, or someone. It suggests that in certain circumstances, our emotions can be trusted above reason. Holland's insight that love can make sense of the illogical is a reality many people have experienced yet cannot explain — and maybe that in itself proves his point.

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