Good conversation. Great times. Happy people.
“Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.”
~ Henry David Thoreau
“The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.”
~ Rene Descartes
“Watch your thoughts, they become words. Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habit.”
“To be a philosopher is not merely to have subtle thoughts, nor even to found a school, but so to love wisdom as to live according to its dictates, a life of simplicity, independence, magnanimity and trust.”
~ Henry David Thoreau
“The wise man doesn’t give the right answers, he poses the right questions.”
~ Claude Levi-Strauss
Love things in common. Hopefully, we can live in harmony.
Learning sleeps and snores in libraries, but wisdom is everywhere, wide awake, on tiptoe.
~ Josh Billings
Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.
~ Sandra Carey
People expect Byzantine, Machiavellian logic from politicians. But the truth is simple. Trial lawyers learn a good rule: ‘Don’t decide what you have to decide.’ That’s not evasion, it’s wisdom.
“A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.”
~ John C. Maxwell
“Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.” ~Bertrand Russell
Unpopular Essays (1950) “Outline of Intellectual Rubbish”
Kurt Vonnegut (2009). “Mother Night: A Novel”, p.5, Dial Press
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson
A black cat crossing your path signifies that the animal is going somewhere.
~ Groucho Marx
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
“It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf.”
~ Walter Lippmann
“Real wisdom is not the knowledge of everything, but the knowledge of which things in life are necessary, which are less necessary, and which are completely unnecessary to know.”
~ Leo Tolstoy
We can know only that we know nothing. And that is the highest degree of human wisdom. ~Leo Tolstoy
Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers. ~Voltaire
A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books. -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.
-Henry David Thoreau
Born: March 12, 1922 – Died: October 21, 1969
When one teaches, two learn.
Books give a soul to the universe,
wings to the mind, flight to
the imagination, and life to
Sometimes you put walls up
not to keep people out,
but to see who cares enough
to break them down.
It is dangerous
to be right
when the government
Books give a soul
to the universe,
wings to the mind,
flight to the imagination,
and life to everything.
Three things cannot be long hidden:
the sun, the moon and the truth.
I came to a point where
I needed solitude and
just stop the machine
of thinking and enjoying
what they call living,
I just wanted to lie in
the grass and look at
Break the monotony. Do something strange and extravagant!
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Man: a being in search of meaning.
Roast beef, medium, is not only a food. It is a philosophy.
talking of the
soul with itself.
Born: July 10, 1871 – Died: November 18, 1922
Songs of Experience (1794)
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It makes sense.
He does hit the nail on the head.
The quote below, could be applied to not my so-called president.
William Hazlitt – Critic, essayist, painter, philosopher