Civil War Institute
Many years ago, I read an old Chinese parable in one of my brother’s books. I haven’t been able to determine its precise origins, but it goes something like this:
One day, a farmer’s only horse broke loose and ran away from his stable. “What bad luck,” the farmer’s neighbors said to him. But the farmer merely replied, “Maybe, maybe not.”... [excerpt]
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Lavery, Kevin P., "Maybe, Maybe Not: The Tao of History" (2015). The Gettysburg Compiler: On the Front Lines of History. 91.