Wise Doubt

Doubt is the beginning, not the end, of wisdom.
Chinese proverb

Consciousness First

None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.

#twisdom #Goethe #freedom

Dance Now

Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass . . . it’s about learning to dance in the rain.
Vivian Greene

#twisdom #attitude

History’s Limits

The driver of a car accelerating into a brick wall might well say ‘so far so good’ – but it does not mean the wall is not there!
John Dryzek

#twisdom #ecology


The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping from old ones.
John Maynard Keynes

#twisdom #creativity

Live Ideas

News report the past;
ideas make the future.

#twisdom #ideas

People’s Justice

Jury lawlessness is the greatest corrective of law in its actual administration.
Roscoe Pound

#twisdom #polSci

Facile Criticism

The learner always begins by finding fault, but the scholar sees the merit in everything.

#twisdom #criticism

Slave to Story

The oppressor is himself a child tyrannized over by those names and words and forms of whose influence he was merely an organ.

#twisdom #Emerson