Jessica Bibbee

Posts Tagged ‘born’

20170602

In aphorism, proverb on 20170602 at 07:15

It is in the absence of leadership that leaders are born.

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20120509

In aphorism, proverb, question on 20120509 at 23:58

A fish out of water is the first to evolve.

I’d rather that you are loyal to the truth, than to me. For I will change, and you may not change with me. But if I am loyal to the truth, and also are you loyal, then always will I find your loyalty near.

A half truth is a whole falsity.

There is a war between the ego and the superego that started before time itself.

If you cannot do it right, is doing it wrong better than delaying doing it or simply not doing it?

Only in the midst of hardship, does our true character.

The fool fail to see the light -lo, they are blind even to the darkness that envelops them.

Light is born in the darkness, though it is not of the darkness.

One minute, the fool in darkness; the next minute, the wise enlightened.

The fool are not below wisdom, the wise are not above foolery.

20110703

In aphorism, proverb on 20110704 at 10:20

The fool prematurely kills off the sickly plant that simply needed pruning, watering, and nurturing.

The fool sooner pulls a seedling than waters it, fearing it a weed and too impatient to find it a rose.

Prune the rose bush back to the ground, and watch her grow back stronger and more beautiful yet.

To avenge is to have mercy on; to ignore is to torture.

A mountain without a valley is but an elevated plain.

A mountain is born of its valley.

Remove choice from others and bear responsibility alone.

A single grain of sand weathers the beating of the entire ocean.

20110427

In aphorism, proverb on 20110428 at 02:24

Strength wilted to impressionability can be reborn if rooted in sensitivity.

Steel is strong not for its unwillingness to bend, but for its will to form.

If germs of illness can be spread, so too, can germs of wellness be sowed.

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.

20110223

In aphorism, proverb on 20110223 at 10:06

It is in the midst of darkness that light is born.

In the greatest darkness, the smallest light makes the biggest impact.

Darkness is no match for Light; it exists only by cowardice, hiding behind others who dare to face the light.

20100930

In aphorism, proverb, rumination on 20100930 at 18:01

Genius is not born; natural ability coupled only with opportunity, will, and application -is a genius made.

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.

20090828

In aphorism, proverb on 20090828 at 04:34

Where hope is lost, fear is faced.

The setting sun is in fact a rising sun.

Where there is stability, we may not regress; neither shall we progress.

Man is never ashamed of who he is, but frequently embarrassed of who he was.

Perhaps people are created equal, but they are not born equally, are not raised equally, do not live equally, and thus reality suggests they are not equal.

20081026

In aphorism, proverb on 20081026 at 19:03

What is meant for the eyes may not be born of words.