Tag: human

  • 491

    I am considered a misanthropist now and then, because I do not socialize with many people. But it’s only my mind that avoids you, my heart is still with you, and seeks the distance so that it can keep on loving you. Franz Grillparzer

  • 467

    Promise Yourself to be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind. To talk health, happiness, and prosperity to every person you meet. To make all your friends feel that there is something in them. To look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism come true. To think only the […]

  • 362

    Everything is in a state of flux, or change, and war and strife between opposites is the eternal condition of the universe. Heraclitus The human body too, submits to its own unique array of dynamic tensions. Between all parts there is constant adjustment, coaction and strain occurring, to keep you as close to a state […]

  • 319

    Different, human. Not separate.

  • 314

    It’s a Sunday afternoon you could be, and apparently should be doing something outside and more agreeable and instead the day is carrying on without your involvement this time because it’s been too many since you’ve been able to open your book. You’ve been busy. All week in fact and probably actually for longer than […]

  • 290

    Mostly, the writing is a figuring out of things. A naturally occurring process which, when with interfered by my own confused and fearful intemperance, it is quickly understood that a necessary something is lost; A clear and perhaps sometimes simple – sometimes savage veracity, that retains yet a dimension of frightful grace and symmetry that […]

  • 271

    In the end, if you never stop to assess your defects, and that which makes you breakable but avoid an audit altogether as well the cost of progress, will you never know what reserves of honourable efficacy that propel you forward to better circumstances have been left dormant and unsummoned.

  • 249: Be upright and steadfast

    Be upright and steadfast. Go silently with purpose refined and follow your logical premonitions. Round the advantage. Distill your actions to the finest necessary. Say what isn’t improved unsaid, and in your goings, leave a thing as you find it or better for the encounter. Meet your enemies without conceit and overcome them with gentility. […]

  • 231: The human duty

    Direct your greater share of persistence unto endeavours nobler than confined to ones own advantage and personal satisfactions. For long life is not a prospect to the human condition that Creation has extended, despite the slow and regardless manner in which humankind dispenses, and here is yet much to remedy. There are worthy and wanting […]

  • 222

    Pay no more regard, whom diligently blights your renown, than is necessary to reveal from them the blacker aspects of your own nature.