A Quote by Brian O'Driscoll on knowledge and wisdom

Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is knowing not to put it in a fruit salad

Brian O'Driscoll

Source: Brian O'Driscoll

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A Quote by unknown on zen, knowledge, man, sage, and wisdom

When an ordinary man attains knowledge, he is a sage; when a sage attains understanding, he is an ordinary man.


Contributed by: Gg

A Quote by Samuel Butler on consciousness, unconsciousness, knowledge, and self

The thing we know best is that of which we are least conscious.

Samuel Butler (1612 - 1680)

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A Quote by Edward Paul Abbey on gurus, profit motives, knowledge, and common sense

The gurus come from the sickliest nation on earth to tell us how to live. And we pay them for it.

Edward Abbey (1927 - 1989)

Source: A Voice Crying in the Wilderness (Vox Clamantis in Deserto): Notes from a Secret Journal, Pages: 5

Contributed by: Tsuya

A Quote by Alfred North Whitehead on philosophy, plato, platonism, plotinus, integral, neoplatonism, and knowledge

The safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato.

Alfred North Whitehead

Source: Process and Reality, page: 63

Contributed by: Creative Philosopher

A Quote by Herbert Spencer on knowledge, education, and action

The great aim of education is not knowledge, but action.

Herbert Spencer (1820 - 1903)

Contributed by: Alexandra

A Quote by Wolf Moondance on spirituality, intention, insight, knowledge, rocks, and people

To understand spiritual intention and insight is the knowledge of the rock people. Within each of us is the story of yesterday

Wolf Moondance

Source: Rainbow Medicine - A visionary guide to Native American Shamanism

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A Quote by A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada on knowledge, truth, spiritual master, and guru

Just try to learn the truth by approaching a spiritual master. Inquire from him submissively and render service unto him. The self-realized soul can impart knowledge unto you because he has seen the truth (Bg. 4-34).

A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada (1896 -)

Source: BHAGAVAD-GITA AS IT IS., Pages: 259

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A Quote by unknown on religion, life, peace, acceptance, respect, knowledge, justice, truth, wisdom, and belief

In my lifetime I have learnt that one race is not superior to another.
In my lifetime I have learnt that one sex is not superior to another.
I await the day when one religion is not considered superior  to another.


Source: JustMe

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A Quote by Michael J. Hurd on worth, happiness, and knowledge

Genuine security arises from actual, first-hand knowledge that one is both capable and worthy of achieving happiness (through conscious, responsible action) and, once having attained it, that he deserves it.

Michael Hurd

Source: Web

Contributed by: Alex

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