Drafting Firsts

Writing is producing shitty first drafts.
Anne Lamott

#twisdom #writing

Real Fiction

Fiction is usually truer than journalism.
A.R.T.

#twisdom #writing

Equality Concrete

Friendship is equality.
Aristotle

#twisdom #equality

Law & Society

The more corrupt the commonwealth the more numerous the laws.
Tacitus

#twisdom #law

In Mood

When we master a mood, we do so by way of a counter-mood; we are never free of moods.
Heidegger

#twisdom #affect

To Work a Mind

A mind is like a parachute. It only works if it is open.
Unknown

#twisdom #openness

Climate Occasion

We must become worthy of the events of our day.
Bill Connolly

#twisdom #humanism

Certain Illusion

Certainty generally is illusion, and repose is not the destiny of man.
O.W. Holmes, Jr.

#twisdom #humility

Superior Restraint

In taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy; in passing it over, he is superior.
Francis Bacon

#twisdom #restraint

Principles Struggle

It’s easier to fight for one’s principles than to live up to them.
Adlai Stevenson

#twisdom #character