Jessica Bibbee

Posts Tagged ‘leader’

20170602

In aphorism, proverb on 20170602 at 07:15

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

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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.

20100225

In aphorism, proverb on 20100225 at 23:16

An apple’s flesh lies behind an apple’s peel.

A rebel is a leader shunned; a leader is a rebel won.

A wick of dynamite unlit is still a stick of dynamite in wait.

Vanity is a hair shy of humility.

Where a hitch is hooked is a trailor in tow.

20100130

In aphorism, proverb, rumination on 20100130 at 13:42

Fear not the shadow before seeing its maker, for the night’s shadow falls farther than that of its kinded noon, and neither speak the truth.

The boastful exaggerate even their flaws.

A leader asks not for permission; a leader asks for support.

Poetry is to prose what wine is to vinegar.

To be a writer, talk less and write more.