“Nay, if our wits run the wild-goose chase, I am done; for thou hast more of the wild
goose in one of thy wits than, I am sure, I have in my whole five.”
Shakespeare, in Romeo and Juliet
or, in other words:
Keep your wits about you.
The five “wits” that Shakespeare referred to are the five mental faculties:
memory, imagination, fancy, common sense, and judgment.
Maintain and restore the five wits that we all need in order to live the good life.
Tips to get started on the road to becoming a memory champion, courtesy of the excellent Only Human podcast:
An Introduction to Superbrain Yoga
(and the importance of exercising your brain):