Jessica Bibbee

Posts Tagged ‘silent’

20180127

In aphorism on 20180127 at 23:55

There are two occasions when one falls silent: when one has nothing to say and when one has too much to say. In every other occasion, the lay struggle to find the words that the poet effortlessly writes.

20110131

In aphorism, chinese, proverb on 20110131 at 13:40

Silence finds the fool absent, the wise present.

Still body, active mind.
Active body, still mind.
身体不动,头脑活动。
身体活动,头脑不动。

True power, honor, respect -are earned only when first given.

20100316

In aphorism, proverb on 20100316 at 21:36

Awareness. Tolerance. Empathy. Presence.

A government may not be for the people, but tis always of the people and by the people.

Tis only with blood that the silent may speak.

20090719

In poetry on 20090719 at 16:12

And so said the serpent to the bull

Walk with me, but keep silent, thee.

We shall be as though one

for with two heads, we make three.

20090430

In aphorism, proverb on 20090430 at 10:44

The clearest way to see within is to be without.

There is a time to shine, and a time to let others shine.

The setting of the sun has a silent way of bidding farewell.

And the small root shall overcome even the most stubborn of the big rocks.

A blossom blooms only while the beauty begets and will whither wherever the wind wills.