Jessica Bibbee

Posts Tagged ‘rebel’

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.

20091114

In rumination on 20091114 at 04:57

《Of Rebels and Orderlies》

The rebel resists where the orderly conforms:
The rebel procrastinates where the orderly prepares.
The rebel is late where the orderly is early.
The rebel is rejuvenated by pressure, where the orderly relaxes before a deadline appears.

The rebel bucks the system that the orderly perpetuates:
The rebel questions what the orderly accepts.
The rebel pushes a limit that the orderly abides by.
The rebel breaks a rule that the orderly obeys.

The enforcer guards a boundary that the creator draws anew.
The enforcer respects a law that the creator passes.
The enforcer supports a law that the creator amends.

The creator and enforcer of rules also fall to rebel and orderly.
Orderlies and enforcers are followers; rebels and creators are leaders.