Only the educated are free.
It is unwise to be too sure of one’s own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.
Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something.
Learning is a Treasure that no Thief can take away.
Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.
You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
- Naguib Mahfouz
Back of every mistaken venture and defeat is the laughter of wisdom, if you listen.
- Carl Sundburg
The secret of creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
- Albert Einstein
The first step in the acquisition of wisdom is silence, the second listening, the third memory, the fourth practice, the fifth teaching others.
- Solomon Ibn Gabriol
Wether you think you can or you can’t, either way you’re right
- Henry Ford
Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.”
- Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
Your mind is like a garden – unless you cultivate flowers, weeds will flourish. To keep your mind positive, substitute positive thoughts for negative thoughts.
- Brian Tracy
True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.
We are already one. But we imagine that we are not. And what we have to recover is our original unity. What we have to be is what we are.
- Thomas Merton
“What will they think of me?” must be put aside for bliss.
- Joseph Campbell
To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one’s family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one’s own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.
Life is the first gift, love is the second, and understanding the third.
- Marge Piercy
All change, even very large and powerful change, begins when a few people start talking with one another about something they care about.
- Margaret Wheatley
Wisdom I know is social. She seeks her fellows. But Beauty is jealous, and illy bears the presence of a rival.
- Thomas Jefferson
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
- Thomas Jefferson