What a coincidence! Bask in this wisdom from Octavia E. Butler, the subject of Monday’s Author Spotlight.

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“Choose your leaders with wisdom and forethought.
To be led by a coward is to be controlled by all that the coward fears.
To be led by a fool is to be led by the opportunists who control the fool.
To be led by a thief is to offer up your most precious treasures to be stolen.
To be led by a liar is to ask to be told lies.
To be led by a tyrant is to sell yourself and those you love into slavery.”

Parable of the Talents by Octavia Butler

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  1. Octavia Butler goes deep! 😉

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