Milieu

We shape our houses; then our houses shape us.
Winston Churchill

#twisdom #environment

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Humble Freedom

The spirit of liberty is the spirit that is not too sure that it is right.
Learned Hand

#twisdom #liberty #humility

Still Voyage

The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.
Marcel Proust

Le véritable voyage de découverte ne consiste pas à chercher de nouveaux paysages, mais à avoir de nouveaux yeux.

#twisdom #discovery

Fragile Liberty

Freedom is almost certain to be destroyed by piecemeal encroachments.
F.A.Hayek

#twisdom #freedom #privacy

Be You

Whoever cares too much what others think will worry themselves to death.
Egyptian proverb

#twisdom #courage

Tail Tendency

The emotional tail wags the rational dog.
Jonathan Haidt

#twisdom #emotions #rationality

Language Struggle

To speak is to fight.
Lyotard

#twisdom #discourse #language #culture

To Learn Teach

Who teaches learns.
Latin proverb

#twisdom #ed #teaching

Industrial Quotient

Thought has by now been perverted into the solving of assigned problems.
Adorno

#twisdom #philo #critTheory #IQ

Inside Impossible

Anyone who doesn’t believe in miracles is not a realist.
Ben-Gurion

#twisdom #miracles #ideas