Tag: philosophy

  • 418

    You are forgetting. Recall yourself.

  • 416: This must be the place

    Who?     We What?    Are Why?     All Where?  Home When?   Now

  • 408

    No clean slates again – Live your errors.

  • 388

    The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with truths for which Archimedes would have sacrificed his life. Ernest Renan

  • 384

    Diogenes the Cynic, who was asked by a Spartan if he was feeling cold, when training himself by stripping naked and embracing a bronze statue in winter. Diogenes said he was not, and the Spartan replied: “What’s so impressive about what you’re doing then?” (Plutarch, Spartan Sayings, 233a).

  • 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 […]

  • 361: Halving the compass

    You must protect it, your perfect compass for reasoning; your divinest essence and private resource of calm everlasting. That fragile light that all manner of outward perils converge upon and threaten to engulf. You must protect it!

  • 360: Cost of calm

    Only beyond the experience of pain can you truly be touched by pleasure and appreciate an insight that arises in the wake of devastation. Passing a bedlam deepens the peace.

  • 359

    Do not fixate on the result but convene your energy and resources to the habits that implore the process. Know will it all be temporary.

  • 355

    How golden the moments left. How precious when fewer the days become, that shade soon should cut us off from our ambitions and separate us from our loved ones. How clear it is now the choices I do have, and the man I would be. How calming that knowledge, and strengthened I am.