Our intelligence cannot wall itself up alive, like a pupa in a chrysalis. It must at any cost keep on speaking terms with the universe that engendered it.
A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.
Be first the master of yourself.- Baltasar Gracián
Much of the wisdom of one age, is the folly of the next.- Charles Simmons
When you make a choice, you change the future.- Deepak Chopra
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.- W.P. Kinsella
These days people seek knowledge, not wisdom. Knowledge is of the past, wisdom is of the f...- Vernon Cooper
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Many persons nowadays seem to think that any conclusion must be very scientific if the arguments in favor of it are derived from twitching of frogs’ legs— especially if the frogs are decapitated—and that—on the other hand—any doctrine chiefly vouched for by the feelings of human beings-with heads on their shoulders—must be benighted and superstitious.
|Birth:||11th January, 1842|
|Death:||26th August, 1910|
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