Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The real and effectual discipline -Adam smith

The real and effectual discipline which is exercised over a workman is that of his customers. It is the fear of losing their employment which restrains his frauds and...

I am more and more convinced

I am more and more convinced that man is a dangerous creature and that power, whether vested in many or a few, is ever grasping, and like the grave,...

Alan Watts Thoughts and Quotes

If you study the writings of the mystics, you will always find things in them that appear to be paradoxes, as in Zen, particularly.   You...

Alexis de Tocqueville Thoughts Quotes

A democratic government is the only one in which those who vote for a tax can escape the obligation to pay it.   All those who...

Character is like a tree and reputation

Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing. -Abraham Lincoln

Aeschylus Thoughts and Quotes

For the impious act begets more after it, like to the parent stock.   From a small seed a mighty trunk may grow.   And though all streams...
Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn Quotes

I probably hold the distinction of being one movie star who, by all laws of logic, should never have made it. At each stage...

Never stop fighting until you arrive

Never stop fighting until you arrive at your destined place - that is, the unique you. Have an aim in life, continuously acquire knowledge, work hard, and have perseverance to...

How is it possible that a being -Alan watts

How is it possible that a being with such sensitive jewels as the eyes, such enchanted musical instruments as the ears, and such fabulous arabesque of nerves as...

Anais Nin Thoughts and Quotes

Our life is composed greatly from dreams, from the unconscious, and they must be brought into connection with action. They must be woven together.   Throw...

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Arthur Schopenhauer Thoughts & Quotes

A man can be himself only so long as he is alone, and if he does not love solitude, he will not love freedom,...

Anais Nin Thoughts and Quotes

Our life is composed greatly from dreams, from the unconscious, and they must be brought into connection with action. They must be woven together.   Throw...

Alexis de Tocqueville Thoughts Quotes

A democratic government is the only one in which those who vote for a tax can escape the obligation to pay it.   All those who...