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

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Timeless Works

Some books are undeservedly forgotten, none are undeservedly remembered.

W.H. Auden

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Self Friendship

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

Hannah Arendt

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Seas of Language

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

Wittgenstein

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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

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Dangerous Shelter

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

Alexander von Humboldt

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Beauty in Error

Don’t be afraid to make beautiful mistakes.

Anonymous

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Docile Ignorance

The ignorant are governable.

J.J. Most

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Language Being

New language, new person.

Arab proverb

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Live You

Envy is ignorance; imitation is suicide.

Emerson

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