12 Wise words for 2012

  1. To find yourself, think for yourself.
  2. Let him that would move the world first move himself.
  3. Do not be angry with me if I tell you the truth.
  4. True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.
  5. Beware the barrenness of a busy life.
  6. Remember, no human condition is ever permanent. Then you will not be overjoyed in good fortune nor too scornful in misfortune.
  7. Enjoy yourself… it’s later than you think.
  8. Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty.
  9. What a lot of things there are a man can do without.
  10. If you want to be a good saddler, saddle the worst horse; for if you can tame one, you can tame all.
  11. Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.
  12. Pray Thee, Oh God, that I may be beautiful within.

– Socrates