Little Wisdoms

A Short Collection

  • #15 Real Honesty requires the courage to face confrontation. We often fall short of Honesty, because we fear a response - and because we think making a person feel good is how to become a part of their life.
  • #14 Do not mistake a fear of being condemned for righteousness. The former stems from and produces insecurity and anxiety, while the latter merely offers peace.
  • #13 For ailments of the mind, meditate. For ailments of the body, fast. Only when these do not work or there is not time for proper healing should a human retreat to the services of a doctor.
  • #10 Some people will try frequently to motivate you with shallow incentives like power, fame, or money - and infrequently with deep morality. These are often Manipulators whose words and intentions are especially out of sync.
  • #11 Do not fear appearing foolish due to asking questions with obvious answers or making statements that are quickly shown to be false. Such practices are known all too well to Leaders of Wisdom.
  • #12 If you want to understand a company, look at how they make their money.
  • #9 Don’t forget that you get to decide what’s funny. It’s not easy, but it’s worth it.
  • #8 Artifical laughter can be a short-term solution to genuine moroseness.
  • #7 Beware the Joker, who uses humor or lightness to avoid learning lessons.
  • #6 Speak slowly lest your precious words are not heard.