A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
All fixed set patterns are incapable of adaptability or pliability. The truth is outside of all fixed patterns.
All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man.
Henry David Thoreau
All wisdom does not reside in Delhi.
Animals, in their generation, are wiser than the sons of men; but their wisdom is confined to a few particulars, and lies in a very narrow compass.
Around '93, '94, the conventional wisdom about the Internet was that it was a toy for academics and researchers. So it was very, very underestimated for about two years.
Art calls for complete mastery of techniques, developed by reflection within the soul.
As far as I'm concerned, I prefer silent vice to ostentatious virtue.
As you think, so shall you become.
At 17 years old, STG took me under its wing and shared its resources and wisdom with me, even allowing me to take part in a show at the Edinburgh Festival. Without STG and the Ramshorn Theatre, I would not have found access to the world of drama that I later made my profession.
Be self aware, rather than a repetitious robot.
Because one does not want to be disturbed, to be made uncertain, he establishes a pattern of conduct, of thought, a pattern of relationship to man etc. Then he becomes a slave to the pattern and takes the pattern to be the real thing.
Before we acquire great power we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Boards don't hit back.
Books are but waste paper unless we spend in action the wisdom we get from thought - asleep. When we are weary of the living, we may repair to the dead, who have nothing of peevishness, pride, or design in their conversation.
William Butler Yeats
But the Wisdom of God, which is His only-begotten Son, being in all respects incapable of change or alteration, and every good quality in Him being essential, and such as cannot be changed and converted, His glory is therefore declared to be pure and sincere.
Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
H. L. Mencken
Do not deny the classical approach, simply as a reaction, or you will have created another pattern and trapped yourself there.
Does wisdom perhaps appear on the earth as a raven which is inspired by the smell of carrion?
Don't gain the world and lose your soul; wisdom is better than silver or gold.
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