Jessica Bibbee

Posts Tagged ‘punish’

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.

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20091023

In aphorism, proverb on 20091023 at 11:51

For a writer, the power to beckon comes not from the blank paper, but from the busy mind.

Tis quicker to punish, rather than to help, the criminal.

Tis easier to deliver judgment than understanding.

A crime committed is a hurt expressed.

20081121

In aphorism, proverb on 20081121 at 16:21

Rather than say “I have no patience”, it is more truthful to say “I need patience”.

Society punishes, instead of helping, those in need.