Jessica Bibbee

Posts Tagged ‘command’

20110222

In rumination on 20110222 at 22:30

The phrase “one in none” bespeaks foolery.
The phrase “one in one” proves certainty.
The phrase “one in ten” indicates normality.
The phrase “one in a hundred” signals concern.
The phrase “one in a thousand” suggests rarity.
The phrase “one in a million” connotes awe.
The phrase “one in a billion” commands humility.

20110221

In aphorism, proverb on 20110221 at 12:17

A dictatorship oppresses with directives commanded, a democracy suppresses with directives concealed.

A small potato only grows into a big potato.

Two wrongs don’t make a right, any more than two hates make a love.

20110210

In aphorism, chinese, proverb on 20110210 at 12:24

One cannot both command honesty and condone dishonesty without encouraging corruption.

There is no unity like unity against an enemy.