Personally written wisdom sayings

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Woodart » May 9th, 2017, 12:00 pm

I did not write this, but it is a favorite:

A man is not what he thinks he is – but what he thinks – he is - !!!

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by KC43 » May 31st, 2017, 7:43 am

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Gamnot » January 14th, 2018, 6:51 pm

Any philosophy that is not personalized is not existentialism. Those who merely regurgitate someone else's philosophy is not an existentialist

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Warden Majere » January 25th, 2018, 5:25 am

Here are two of mine. Not orginal ideas, I suppose, but mine nonetheless.
"Every hurt is a lesson, every scar a reminder of where we have been. If you can't accept this, then the next time that you fall, stay down. Otherwise, look to the skies, and rise again, harder, stronger, and wiser for it. Practice forgiveness, but NEVER forget."

"While upon the path, one will eventually come to the step where the feeble bonds of language must be left behind in order to find yourself lost in something unspeakable."

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Gamnot » March 11th, 2018, 5:57 pm

War is a hogtie event and the primary binding factors are: simple mindedness, hubris, and fear.

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Brian5 » May 10th, 2018, 6:16 pm

Never start a fight and never back down from one. This is the essence of human conflict.

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Brian5 » May 10th, 2018, 6:25 pm

fights are bloodied nosed kids and the losers go home in shame the winner claims he won. Its kid stuff. basic natural law.

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Greta » May 10th, 2018, 11:18 pm

About exercise and diet: "If you don't make yourself suffer then life will do it for you".

... as back pain or digestive system issues.

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Namelesss » May 11th, 2018, 4:58 am

Misty wrote:
April 15th, 2013, 10:13 am
I thought is would be fun to post ones OWN sayings of wisdom.
If "Words of Wisdom" (tm) were anything more than ego masturbation, and they could actually be willfully adopted by folks, the world would be a Utopia of Wisdom by now.
The entire egoic notion of 'Wisdom' presupposes 'free-will/choice' ability to enact the wisdom. Therein lies the error.
With no 'free-will/choice', as we can see from this thread, 'Words of Wisdom' (tm) are no more than egoic wankery, for ourselves, alone.
They look great in lists and fortune cookies, but they are sterile, unable to be utilized.
Heck, people cannot even exercise when the Dr recommends, or change their diet (in general), now we should alter our existence according to cool sounding bumperstickers?
We haven't yet...

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by ThomasHobbes » May 11th, 2018, 6:15 am

Art without craft is like sex without love

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by ThomasHobbes » May 11th, 2018, 6:17 am

Logicus wrote:
April 15th, 2013, 11:07 am
I like yours.

"Never start a fight, and never back down from one."
The trouble is that people who start fights pretend they are doing otherwise.

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Greta » May 11th, 2018, 7:14 pm

ThomasHobbes wrote:
May 11th, 2018, 6:15 am
Art without craft is like sex without love
I would say that art without passion is like sex without love.

For me, art without craft seems more akin to the first fumbling efforts in the back seats of cars. Naive art, which occasionally be wonderful - as can some cynical art and sex, for that matter. Trashiness in life has its place :)

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by -1- » May 12th, 2018, 12:35 pm

ThomasHobbes wrote:
May 11th, 2018, 6:15 am
Art without craft is like sex without love
I'd say "Craft without art is sex without love".

If my version is true, then I've been a crafty bugger all my life then.
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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by -1- » May 12th, 2018, 12:37 pm

Fights are easy. Even a five-year-old could do it.
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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by -1- » May 12th, 2018, 12:38 pm

Brian5 wrote:
May 10th, 2018, 6:16 pm
Never start a fight and never back down from one.
What if you get knocked down or punched out? Are you allowed to quit then?
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