A Child’s Education

A few days ago, I handed my car keys to my oldest daughter for the first time. And found myself thinking of the Oliver Wendell Holmes aphorism: “A child’s education should begin at least one hundred years before he is born.”

The Aphorism Project

Words and Worlds

Bits of wisdom. And puzzles. I savor aphorisms. I roll them through my mind, try and discover situations and scenarios where they fit, and raise them as a mirror for my own hypocrisies and biases. As a kid, I spent countless hours studying the books of Proverbs and Ecclesiastes. Short, quippy sayings from the Old […]