Month: May 2021

to lead people, walk behind them

When the best leader’s work is done the people say, ‘We did it ourselves.’ He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened. – Lao Tzu

Count each day as separate life

prosperity does not elevate the sage and adversity does not depress him. For he has always made the effort to rely as much as possible on himself and to derive all delight from himself –Continue reading

Doing without doing

Paradox by Intellect, Mystery otherwise The action of no-action Trying not to try Efforts –> Effortlessness Unconscious pursuits Indirect benefits driven by inner values developed over time rowing against versus sailing along Imposing your willContinue reading

I am a cage

All language is but a poor translation. Paths are made by walking – Franz Kafka

good versus good

The best stories don’t come from good versus bad, but good versus good – Leo Tolstoy

Vanishing Vultures

Zoroastrians believe that as soon as the breath has left the body, it becomes impure. Death is considered to be the work of Angra Mainyu, the embodiment of all that is evil, whereas the earthContinue reading

The Great Abe

When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That is my religion – Abraham Lincoln