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

Duty to Disobey

We can no longer lend cooperation to an evil system.
Martin Luther King

To Venture

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.
Tom Edison

#twisdom #opportunity

House & Society

While economics is about how people make choice, sociology is about how they don’t have any choice to make.
Bertrand Russell