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

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

Rare Freedom

Although we are free whenever we are willing to get back to ourselves, it seldom happens that we are willing.

Henri Bergson

#twisdom #freedom #creativity

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

Self Friendship

Conscience is the anticipation of the fellow who awaits you if and when you come home.

Hannah Arendt

#twisdom #ethics #thinking

Seas of Language

Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by language.

Wittgenstein

#twisdom #language #philo