“If birds of a feather flock together, they don’t learn enough.” To me, this quote means that you have to be on your own to learn, to grow, and create your own life. If you stay in the same place with the same people you will not have the chance to see what more is out there and how many things life has to offer. Sometimes you find yourself in the middle of nowhere, and in the middle of nowhere you find yourself. I believe that if you never accept change you will find yourself stuck. You will not have the opportunity to meet new people, and try out new things to see what you really enjoy!
I think that this quote can be very challenging because when you read this quote you think of the people who stick together every day. They learn from one another and pass it on to future generations. Throughout our lives we see examples of the same behavior. I believe that people stick to the same things every day because that is what they are used too, and they are scared of change. I think that if you never change you will have a hard time adjusting to the real world eventually.
This quote originates from the from the idea of the ancient Greek philosopher Democritus (c.460 BC) , who stated: “Creatures flock together when their fine, doves with doves, and cranes with cranes and so on.” The author Robert Half was businessman. When I looked up the quote on the internet I found that my finding were confirmed. The quote means you are only as smart as the people you surround yourself with. If you want to learn more and do more with your life you have to be willing to accept change and not be scared of the outcome. You need to be willing to open yourself up and exploring new things and talking to people outside of your comfort zone. Only then can you really learn!
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