Archive for April, 2016

Freedom

Sunday, April 10th, 2016

The thinker

“People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for
the freedom of thought which they seldom use.”
(Søren Kierkegaard, philosopher)

Listen

Saturday, April 9th, 2016

Listen

“We have two ears and one mouth so that
we can listen twice as much as we speak.”
(Epictetus, philosopher)

Vanity

Friday, April 8th, 2016

Lorbeerkranz

“The strongest poison ever known
Came from Caesar’s laurel crown.”
(William Blake, poet)

Strength

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

Broken chain

“The weakest link in the chain is the strongest one, because it can break it.”
(Stanislav Lec, aphorist and poet)

Thinking

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

Books

“Reading is equivalent to thinking with someone
else’s head instead of with one’s own.”
(Arthur Schopenhauer, philosopher)

Courage

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

Langer Hals

“If the creator had a purpose in equipping us with a neck,
he surely meant us to stick it out.”
(Arthur Koestler, author and journalist)

Revolution

Monday, April 4th, 2016

Che Guevara

“The revolution is not an apple that falls when it is ripe.”
(Che Guevara, revolutionary)

Conquest

Sunday, April 3rd, 2016

Himalaya

“It’s not the mountain that we conquer but ourselves.”
(Edmund Hillary, explorer and philanthropist)