900 – 「敢于 发问,羞耻 一时,知 耻 于 发问,愚昧 一生。」

“Gǎnyú fāwèn, xiūchǐ yīshí, zhī chǐ yú fāwèn, yúmèi yīshēng.”

“He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.”

Literal Translation: “Dare to ask questions, shame for a time, to have shame to ask questions, ignorance for a lifetime.”

-Chinese Proverb


632 – “A human action becomes genuinely important when it springs from the soil of a clearsighted awareness of the temporality and the ephemerality of everything human. It is only this awareness that can breathe any greatness into an action.”

–Václav Havel