‘A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience’, so said Miguel de Cervantes. This week’s proverb: “You cannot run with the hare and hunt with the hounds.”
‘A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience’, so said Miguel de Cervantes. This week’s proverb: “An old poacher makes the best gamekeeper.”
What if things really are as desperate as we think? With no silver lining in sight, we must simply endure. With quotes from Seneca, Virgil & more.
‘A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience’, so said Miguel de Cervantes. This week’s proverb: “The best of men are but men at best.”
Proverbs are nuggets of wisdom, passed down through centuries which we can still learn from today. “A chain is only as strong as its weakest link.”
In his 2004 paper, George A. Bonanno looks at resilience and how many professionals dismiss or underestimate it. He asks- does everyone need help?
We’re constantly concerned with how other people view us and the general state of our regality. Why are we so scared of appearing foolish? With quotes from Wilde & more
You often hear people say things like ‘I’ve always been a passive person, it’s just who I am’, as though they are prisoners to their personality. But what if we participate in inadequate behaviour, in truth, because it benefits us in a way we don’t care to admit? Quotes from Walser & more.
Prudence isn’t something we hear much about these days. When we do, it’s usually loosely associated with cautiousness- hardly a virtue. Why then, was it believed to be a cardinal virtue for all those centuries? Quotes from Aesop, Eliot, Cicero & more.
In 1835, Rev. C. C. Vanarsdalen wrote an article entitled ‘The Philosophy of Forgiveness’. He looks at the possibility in forgiveness and the limitations of resentment.