Yin for Life

Openness, patience, receptivity, solitude is everything.
Rainer Maria Rilke

#openness #twisdom

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We See Ourselves

We don’t see things as they are, we see things as we are.
Anaïs Nin

#twisdom #attitude

Human & Being

Man is not the lord of beings. He is the shepherd of Being.
Heidegger

#twisdom #reverence #gratitude

True Wealth

It is not the man who has little, but the one who craves much who is poor.
José Mujica

#twisdom #wealth

Why Matters

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.
Friedrich Nietzsche

#twisdom #Nietzsche #purpose

Light a Candle

Better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
Chinese Proverb

#twisdom #action #initiative

Open Beginnings

Politics is the site of contestation, so it should never begin with conclusions.
Hannah Arendt

#twisdom #Arendt #politicalTheory

Your Virtues First

It is easier to spot faults in another than virtues in oneself.
Yiddish Proverb

#twisdom #psych

Faith’s Brother

Doubt is pain too lonely to know that faith is his brother.
Khalil Gibran

#twisdom #Gibran #faith

Courage Defense

Bullies are always to be found where there are cowards.
Mahatma Gandhi

#twisdom #Gandhi #courage