Posts Tagged ‘Imagination’

082 – Understanding

It’s a big step forward in self-development when we can ask a questions like this one. “I’m beginning to see I don’t really understand what you’re saying. Can I precisely understand what it is your saying?”

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071 – Imagination

Imagination plays a large role in our level of unhappiness. Seeing it is the first step toward freeing ourselves from it.

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067 – What’s What

The parable of the Horse, Carriage and Driver and how to apply it to your life.

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056 – Discernment

How will I know the difference between real external consideration and something imaginary?

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030 – Imagination

You can’t change and remain the same. Some of our cherished notions have to go.

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"No good deed goes unpunished."

The person most frequently credited as the originator of the phrase is playwright Clare Boothe Luce. Also credited have been playwright Noel Coward, writer Oscar Wilde, journalist Walter Winchell and the late Washington Post writer Bill Gold. The original idea is probably an ancient proverb.

Appearing cynical on the surface, a closer examination of human nature reveals the False Personality to be incredibly vengeful and petty due to its hubris.

Plato has Socrates say, "An unexamined life is not worth living." The reason no good deed goes unpunished is because most people are living lives not worth living. If you feel a sting, that probably means you are spending more time and energy examining the lives of others than you are examining your own.