Necessary Friction

The light dove, cleaving the air in free flight & feeling its resistance, might imagine it still easier in empty space.
Kant

#twisdom #philo

First Step

La distance n’y fait rien; il n’y a que le premier pas qui coûte.
Marquise du Deffand

It’s only the first step that counts.

#twisdom #initiative

To Travel Well

A good traveller has no fixed plans and is not intent on arriving.
Lao Tzu

#twisdom #openness

Self Ahimsa

Most of the shadows in life are caused by us standing in our own sunshine.
Emerson

#twisdom #attitude

Joy Contagion

Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting some on yourself.
Emerson

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Whole Demos

Democracy is the rule of an interpermeating whole.
Mary Parker Follett

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Brave Life

Always do what you are afraid to do.
Emerson

#twisdom #vitality #growth

Your Music

When you work, you are a flute thru whose heart the whispering of the hours makes music.
Khalil Gibran

#twisdom #work #community

Dharma Wonder

I want to know God’s thoughts. The rest are details.
Einstein

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Make Joy

Some pursue happiness – others create it.
Emerson

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