Jessica Bibbee

Posts Tagged ‘tolerance’

20101005

In aphorism, poetry, proverb on 20101005 at 18:37

If the only way to fight fear is to understand it, then we must bear shields of tolerance and fashion weapons of compassion.

《Changdeok, Seoul》
Palace grounds made of stone
Palace walls made of wood
the setting sun hath shone
what might such beauty could.

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20080915

In aphorism, proverb on 20080915 at 00:56

A rose bears thorns before it blooms.

There’s nothing quite like singing, humming, or whistling to cure the blues.

A belief exists not because it presents the truth, but because it has the power to represent an unknown as the truth.

Compassion is another word for tolerance.

20080905

In aphorism, proverb on 20080905 at 01:22

Politics is a balloon upon which promises are written and inflated.

We need tolerance most precisely when we don’t have it.

A walk away from birth, a walk towards death.

The exotic only exists to those who have not exited.