Communal Residual

We forfeit three-fourths of ourselves in order to be like other people.

Arthur Schopenhauer

#twisdom #conformity

Executive Limit

Der Mensch kann tun was er will; er kann aber nicht wollen was er will.

Man can do what he wills but he cannot will what to will.

Arthur Schopenhauer

#twisdom #will

Self Art

Woe to the thinker who is not the gardener but only the soil of the plants that grow up in him!

Nietzsche

#twisdom #autoMediation

Action Teaches

The fool who persists in his folly will become wise.

William Blake

#twisdom #grit

Viewpoint

The eye altering, alters all.

William Blake

#twisdom #perspective

Record of Authority

The world has suffered more from leaders and authorities than from the masses.
John Dewey

#twisdom #democracy

Political Freedom

No one is sovereign over meaning. 

Michaela Ferguson

#twisdom #freedom

Hearing Community

Vision is a spectator; hearing is a participator.
John Dewey

#twisdom #listening

Fighting Back

Sometimes the sense of external oppression acts as a challenge and arouses intellectual energy and excites courage.

John Dewey

#twisdom #resistance 

The Liberal Fallacy

No man and no mind was ever emancipated merely by being left alone.
John Dewey

#twisdom #empowerment