Their Bibles had become an idol before God. That the cross, as a symbol, was an idol, even their own self-image was an idol before God.
Art is art. You can take it or leave it. Liking it or not liking it does not make you a better person, and who you like or dislike results in the same thing.
Snobbery might sometimes look cool, like smoking, but the end result is usually a repelling one.
A lot of people will ignore positive words when they are down and accept negative words. Those people never get better.
Those who possess wisdom cannot just ladle it out to every wantwit and jackanapes who comes along and asks for it. A person must be prepared to receive wisdom, or else it will do him…
Youth is marked by a breathtaking novelty that diminishes with each year of age – until life becomes a delusive struggle to break routines, escape the ordinary, and rediscover the joy of discovery.
King Solomon’s life reminds meof wisdom, wealth, women, woes.
Free thinker walks on shortcuts among wisdoms.
Man will never reach the higher wisdom,If he can’t yet accept the pain of change.
No shortcut to wisdom.No tollways to be wise.
When two wise men are blaming one another,then time has come for you to be the third one.
Right now, just speak gently your words of wisdom to the youngsters.Sooner or later, those words will arrive at the right place in their hearts.
You might say that you’ve finally earned the wisdom.Actually, it’s the wisdom that has found and formed you.
There’s kind of wisdom that must be firstly rejected before accepted.
Only wise men look for new wisdom.
Smartass Disciple: Master, what did you do to earn wisdom ?Master of Stupidity: Well, I forget. Shit happened, life goes on.
Ego is recessive in wisdom.
When you feel life at crossroads,you need higher perspective view.
Wisdom mitigates the risk of being honest.
We never realize just how many other lives we can help when their paths cross our own.
Always forgive, but never forget, else you will be a prisoner of your own hatred, and doomed to repeat your mistakes forever.
…atheism leaves no room for excuses…
Nothing in any religious teachings goes beyond Humanism, unless you add the supernatural…Make believe is the only difference between being human and being religious.
I do not judge the individual based on their belief. If I were to, then I would, undoubtedly, be no better than the (religious) system that I frown upon.
And how am I supposed to find a husband if I can’t have a boyfriend until then?” I asked ironically.
My mother gave it to me mother, who passed it to me. Now is the right time to give it to you. Not just because you’re leaving and will need something that always connects you…
It will all work out, Inas. You come from a long line of survivors and strong women. So everything will be fine in the end. And we are always with you in spirit, to guide…
Sometimes violence is necessary to prevent even more violence,” I concluded, almost as if it were an epiphany.
All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.” (Edmund Burke)
If you learn from many wise men who disagree one another,you will find that there are many wisdoms came out of truth.In the end, you must find truth and define your own wisdom.