10 размышлений Григория Сковороды
Grigory Savvich Skovoroda

1722 – 1794. Ukrainian philosopher. The first philosopher of the Russian Empire.


1. It is easy and simple to tell the truth.

2. Not all that is bitter is poison.

3. Listen to yourself.

4. Taking vocation from the soul is to take away its vitality.

5. Your feet will wander if your heart does.

6. Truth has a simple language.

7. I believe you are happy if you follow unswervingly the path you have chosen.

8. A wise man must pick gold from manure.

9. Look for new feet to take you in a new direction.

10. Man, with his innate capacity of thinking, is living, moving and existing in this capacity.