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.”
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
What can we do on the days when we can’t get a handle on negative emotions? Sometimes, the best we can hope for, is not to ruin another person’s day. With quotes from Malik, Aurelius & more.
Are the cynics of the world bold realisers of truth? Or do they actually just lack the real courage it takes to have hope? With quotes from Wilde & more.
The theory practised throughout history of ‘Memento Mori’- Remember Death. Do we still have a relationship with our own mortality? Quotes from Seneca, Tolstoy & more.
If you aren’t certain of God’s existence, or what God even means, what would bring you to pray? With quotes from Dostoevsky, Coleridge & Duffy.
We so deeply need people that we often forget the importance of boundaries. But what are we giving up in surrendering our boundaries? Quotes from G. Fisher & more.
Fatalism is a dead-end road and enthusiasm isn’t something we can ever afford to abandon. With quotes from Bishop Doane, R.W Emerson, D. Carnegie & F. Guizot.
If we supposedly have all the answers, what kind of relationship can we have with the inexplicable or the mysterious? Rainer Maria Rilke discusses possibility in the unknown and danger in the absolute.
In late 1902, a young officer cadet began corresponding with poet Rainer Maria Rilke. ‘Letters to a Young Poet’ is a collection of Rilke’s letters to the young aspiring writer. In Letter No. 8, Rilke addresses the transformative nature of sadness.