No grievances

"He preferred to seize opportunities rather than to nurse grievances." Writes David Remnick in "Havel in Jerusalem" (in December 2014 issue of the New Yorker)

The phrase reaches out to me probably largely because I had a privilege of conducting one video interview with Havel and got a glimpse of his ways. From our short interaction I sensed his openness, gentleness, curiosity, honesty and a certain firmness. That's why when reading about Havel I have in my mind an image of a real person, which greatly enhances the written remarks. 

I'd like to set the "no grievances" phrase as my New Year Resolution.

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