Three is a portent for me.
Aphorism 63: On Life.
Life breaks some and lifts others.
Aphorism 62: On Dreams.
Dreams are the playground of the body's genetic heritage.
Aphorism 61: On Truth.
Truth leads to wisdom.
Aphorism 60: On a Moment.
Each moment is a new life.
Aphorism 59: A Blanket of Belief.
We place a blanket of belief over reality in order to interact with it. This blanket is woven from the strands of our memories and experiences as well as those of our ancestors in the form of instinct.
Aphorism 58: The Demand of the Citizen.
Citizens demand one thing of their government - competence.
Aphorism 57: The Demands of the Mind.
The mind demands more of itself than being a recipient of others' creations.
Aphorism 56: On Thought and Time.
A thought takes a moment of time. A life has only so many moments. To waste thought is to waste life.
Aphorism 55: A Ladder.
Sometimes your role maybe to build one or two rungs of the ladder rather than the entire ladder itself.
Aphorism 54: On the Present.
Observing the present distracts the mind from seeing the future.
Aphorism 53: On the Eyes.
The body's eye sees the present. The mind's eye sees the future. One must shut one eye to see through the other.
Aphorism 52: On Eternity.
You extend me.
Aphorism 51: On Arrogance.
Arrogance unlocks the door to brutality.
Aphorism 50: On Truth.
Truth never changes. Just our ability to recognise it.