Continue reading “On The Nature of Wrongdoers”
BEGIN the morning by saying to thyself, I shall meet with the busy-body, the ungrateful, arrogant, deceitful, envious, unsocial. All these things happen to them by reason of their ignorance of what is good and evil.
Continue reading “On The Shortness of Life”
Men are frivolous with the most valuable thing in the world, blind to its value because it is intangible, because it can not be seen, and for this reason it is considered a very cheap thing – even of almost no value at all.
…true wisdom consists in not departing from nature and in moulding our conduct according to her laws and model. A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature,…Continue reading “Of a Happy Life”
At first it is not possible to describe anything beyond a wish and desire.
That is how it begins, making a film, writing a book, paining a picture, generally creating something.
Continue reading “Wings Of Desire”
You have wish.
From my grandfather I learned
Good morals, and
The government of the temper;
From my father
From my mother
Abstinence, not only from evil deeds, but even from evil thoughts, and
Simplicity of the way of living, far removed from the habits of the rich;
“For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven…