Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Useful Admonitions

Here are some short and quick admonitions on judgment quite apropos for us, bloggers, avid disciples of written words and ideas:

Then wilt thou rejoice more that thou has kept silence that that thou has made long discourses or talked much.

Then will holy works be of greater value than many fair words.

Then a pure and good conscience shall be a greater subject of joy than learned philosophy.

If it be lawful and expedient to speak (or write), speak (or write) those things which may edify
Extracted from an eminent work written more than 6 centuries ago, Imitation Of Christ by Thomas ‘a Kempis.