Authentic Action

To think is easy. To act is difficult. To act as one thinks is the most difficult.

Goethe

#twisdom #courage

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

Wealthy Poverty

We are enriched not by what we possess, but by what we can do without.

Kant

#twisdom #wealth

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

Timeless Works

Some books are undeservedly forgotten, none are undeservedly remembered.

W.H. Auden

#twisdom #timelessness

Docile Ignorance

The ignorant are governable.

J.J. Most

#twisdom #ignorance

Language Being

New language, new person.

Arab proverb

#twisdom #language

Live You

Envy is ignorance; imitation is suicide.

Emerson

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