We judge of man's wisdom by what he hopes for. Emerson
Meaninglessness breeds more meaninglessness, and the opposite is also true.
Sometimes, even to live is an act of courage. Seneca
Many people spend their health to gain wealth, only to one day spend their wealth to regain their health. A.J. Materi
A friend to all is a friend to none. Aristotle
Start searching for the perfect holiday gift & the inauthentic kind of happiness it is capable of producing,
There is a love that blazes up and is forgotten; then there is love until death. Soren Kierkegaard
What a lot of things there are a man can do without. Socrates
If I have ventured wrongly, very well, life corrects me with a penalty. But if I haven't ventured at all, who can help me then? Kierkegaard
I learned a lesson this morning: if you have an opportunity to do a kindness, no matter how small, do not delay. It may become too late.
Better is a handful of quietness than two hands full of toil and striving after the wind. Ecclesiastes
To the poet, the philosopher, the saint, all things are sacred, all events profitable, all days holy, all men divine. Emerson
We might define a fashion as an ideal that fails to satisfy. G.K. Chesterton
Whoever establishes his argument by noise and command, proves that his reason is weak. Montaigne
If you find the truth, will you believe it?
Education is not as expensive as ignorance. Derek Bok
You never know how much you really believe anything until its truth or falsehood becomes a matter of life and death. C.S. Lewis
Most powerful is he who has himself in his own power. Seneca
We become what we think about all day long. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Wisely and slow; they stumble that run fast. Shakespeare
If the triangles made a god, they would give him three sides. Montesquieu
Anxiety and nothing always correspond to each other. Kierkegaard
Wisdom begins in wonder. Socrates
There are three classes of men; lovers of wisdom, lovers of honor, and lovers of gain. Plato
Man is afraid of nothing so much as knowing how enormously much he is capable of doing and becoming.
It is not the length of life, but the depth. Ralph Waldo Emerson
To see the fruit in the seed, this is genius. Lao Tzu
Happy Thanksgiving to all on Twitter. No matter the situation, with life there is hope, and with hope always something to be thankful for.
Today I launched a new account a long time in the making - @KierkegaardNow
- good tweets coming!
What this age needs is awakening.
Sometimes people don't want to hear the truth because they don't want their illusions destroyed. Nietzsche
He is braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over one's self. Aristotle
I have never let my schooling interfere with my education. Mark Twain
Just as one bird does not make a flock, nor one day a season, so one action or a short time cannot make us happy. Aristotle
There is nothing more frightful than ignorance in action. Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Don't throw good time after bad.
Be regular and orderly in your life, so that you may be violent and original in your work. Gustave Flaubert
Art is never finished, only abandoned. Leonardo da Vinci
An open letter to @philosophytweet
concerning his recent accusations: philosophyblog.net/open-letter-ph…
Our culture has no center.
The best revenge is to be unlike the one who performed the injustice. Marcus Aurelius
A great part of wisdom is figuring out which people are best left ignored.
Change in all things is sweet. Aristotle
Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no matter how slow. Plato
Wherever you are, be there.
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading. Lao Tzu