Real Play

We are most nearly ourselves when we achieve the seriousness of the child at play.

Heraclitus

#twisdom #play

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Think Different

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to reform pause and reflect.

Mark Twain
#twisdom #critique

The Living Listen

Those unmindful when they hear, for all they make of their intelligence, may be regarded as the walking dead.

Heraclitus

#twisdom #listening #mindfulness

Change Makes

It is in changing that things find purpose.

Heraclitus

#twisdom #change

Friend Yourself

All friendly feelings toward others are an extension of the friendly feelings a person has for herself.

Aristotle

#twisdom #self-respect

Crazy Times

Insanity in individuals is something rare – but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule.

Friedrich Nietzsche

#twisdom #insanity #politics

Thinking’s Paradox

Never am I less alone than when I am by myself, never am I more active then when I do nothing.

Cato

#twisdom #thinking #action

Static Quo

It is not because things are difficult that we do not venture. It is because we do not venture that things are difficult.

Seneca

#twisdom #action #courage

Dangerous Shelter

The most dangerous worldviews are the worldviews of those who have never viewed the world.

Alexander von Humboldt

#twisdom #experience #openmindedness

Docile Ignorance

The ignorant are governable.

J.J. Most

#twisdom #ignorance