Jessica Bibbee

Posts Tagged ‘believe’

20150701

In aphorism, poetry, proverb, question, rumination on 20150701 at 23:55

A miracle is / but proper science experienced / by one who believes / but does not understand. 

The question is, to copy or be copied? 

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20110224

In aphorism, proverb, rumination on 20110224 at 11:50

Fear finds the able man lame.

Mankind is not born with equal ability, but without equal opportunity, true ability is never to be.

Life bears only the rules we impose on it.

Silence is often, not a slight, but a stall.

One needn’t give up sight of the pear to savor the peach.

The distant rose bears no thorns; but neither is her scent to be savored.

The curse of the woman is simply thus: if a she is to truly know a man, she must sacrifice her flesh that he might share his mind.

Great is the leader who can unite foes, not in purpose, but in recognizing similarity, extending fellowship, and furthering understanding.

Make-believe in childhood makes belief in adulthood.

20100904

In aphorism, proverb, rumination on 20100904 at 12:20

Education is priceless, but pay even more dearly for ignorance.

The human race has more in common with itself than it would like to believe: when it hates another, it rejects more so itself; when it loves another, it accepts moreover itself.

20100402

In aphorism, proverb, rumination on 20100402 at 00:01

The only dangerous propaganda is the one you believe.

20100113

In aphorism, proverb on 20100113 at 01:12

The most fearsome power is that which aims to pacify.

A fool commits a deed in the name of another, and credits his own name with the deeds of another.

A fool’s answers outnumber his questions.

Whether or not we will, depends on whether or not we will it.

The fool will the mind to erase the past; the wise will the mind to change the future.

A stereotype believed is a prejudice born.

20091004

In aphorism, proverb on 20091004 at 08:53

The conscious eye deceives; better the subconscious one to believe.

The pacifist in war is peaceful, pensive, and proactive -but to be pacified in life is to be lethargic, listless, and lazy.

20090916

In aphorism, proverb on 20090916 at 10:45

It is not only a fool that is blind to the truth; it may be a wise man fool who is blind to the truth.

Any fool will fall head over heels, and even the strong will be stood up.

Question your beliefs and believe in your questions.

20090916

In aphorism, proverb on 20090916 at 06:17

The rule that is broken is the rule that did not bend.

Who follows blindly, follows a fool.

Where emotion reigns, reason cannot rule.

A nag tires of all but complaining.

A nag tires all by tiring of all.

A pigeon pecks where a pigeon stands.

A pigeon doesn’t rock and roll with a fox.

A fool forgiven is still a fool.

A fool forgiven is at least forgiven, but at most a fool.

It is easier to believe than to question.

Who takes the law into his own hands must shoulder the consequence.

20090719

In rumination on 20090719 at 07:47

《on fear》

Fear is my foe, my fatal flaw, unforgiveable.

And yet it is my most patient friend, most loyal indeed, never to leave, only to disappear, from view, but ever and always near. It is not oppressive as others may say, nor is it imposing as you might believe. But its mere presence is enough to render rationale undone, to allow the imagination to run free, to see the light as if without capacity to refract itself, from the blinding light into an array of colors soon in sight. Fear is not a being, nor an object. It is is hardly even a state, of which -for lack of better description, and more truly, understanding, I only begin to thus quantify. And it is here, as I write, that I shape what is the thing, so called fear, and more impressively, create the perception of a reality, but one reality, so called fear.

20090105

In aphorism, proverb on 20090105 at 14:24

A stereotype believed is stereotype proven.