Pensive, a. to think or reflect, to weigh or consider.
Discernment, n. the power or faculty of the mind by which it distinguishes one thing from another; insight; acumen; as, the errors of youth often proceed from the want of discernment. (Webster's Dictionary)
Tuesday, January 05, 2010
Silence and Words
"Silence is indeed the friend and helpmeet of thought and invention; but, if one aims at readiness of speech and the beauty of discourse, he will get at them by no other discipline than the study of words, and their constant practice." Gregory Thaumaturgus