Wisdom I know is social. She seeks her fellows. But Beauty is jealous, and illy bears the presence of a rival.
The greatest obstacle to being heroic is the doubt whether one may not be going to prove one's self a fool; the truest heroism is to resist the doubt; and the profoundest wisdom, to know when it ought to be resisted, and when it be obeyed.
I am not one who was born in the custody of wisdom; I am one who is fond of olden times and intense in quest of the sacred knowing of the ancients.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
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.
To know oneself is to study oneself in action with another person.
After the knowledge of, and obedience to, the will of God, the next aim must be to know something of His attributes of wisdom, power, and goodness as evidenced by His handiwork.
I don't know whether I believe in God or not. I think, really, I'm some sort of Buddhist. But the essential thing is to put oneself in a frame of mind which is close to that of prayer.
If thou art able, O stranger, to find out all these things and gather them together in your mind, giving all the relations,thou shalt depart crowned with glory and knowing that thou hast been adjudged perfect in this species of wisdom.
To know thyself is the beginning of wisdom.
The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.
I know of no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves; and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with a wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from them but to inform their discretion.
To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living.
I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled poets to write their poetry, but a kind of instinct or inspiration, such as you find in seers and prophets who deliver all their sublime messages without knowing in the least what they mean.
I don't know any of us who are in relationships that are totally honest - it doesn't exist.
Most awards, you know, they don't give you unless you go and get them - did you know that? Terribly discouraging.
One can not love without opening oneself, and opening oneself, that's taking the risk of suffering. One does not have control.
I don't know if people really want to know how I feel about drugs. I'm not such a stickler. I believe you can choose to live your life any way you want.
I feel very blessed to have two wonderful, healthy children who keep me completely grounded, sane and throw up on my shoes just before I go to an awards show just so I know to keep it real.
It is good even for old men to learn wisdom.
The greatest lesson in life is to know that even fools are right sometimes.
I can't do everything obviously although sometimes I know that all of us wish that we could.
I should like to know what is the proper function of women, if it is not to make reasons for husbands to stay at home, and still stronger reasons for bachelors to go out.
Patriot: the person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about.
America is totally under control of the Jews, you know. I mean, look what they're doing in Yugoslavia.