Category Archives: wisdom
The small man builds cages for everyone he knows. But the sage, who has to duck his head when the moon is low, drops keys all night long for the beautifull and rowdy prisoners.
– Hafiz, 14th century poet
Strive to have an open mind, a joyous heart and expressive soul, and decide for yourself where true wisdom and real magick can be found.
– Father Alkhemiyst
“When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the actions.”
– Confucius, Chinese philosopher
Maybe the Jester is the wisest of us all.
– Dr. Bob Laurette, Granger Community Church, Granger, Indiana
The oldest wisdom in the world tells us we can consciously unite with the divine while in this body; for this man is really born. If he misses his destiny, Nature is not in a hurry; she will catch him up someday, and compel him to fulfill her secret purpose.
– Sarvepalli Radhakrishman (President of India, 1962-67)
As a [person’s] real power grows and knowledge widens, ever the way he can follow grows narrower; until at last he chooses nothing, but does only and wholly what he must do.
– Ursula LeGuin, Earthsea Trilogy
But you see, just because we’ve been…dealt a certain hand…it doesn’t mean that we can’t choose to rise above – to conquer the boundaries of a destiny that none of us wanted.
– Edward, Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
“You people with hearts,” he said once, “have something to guide you, and need never do wrong; but I have no heart, and so I must be very careful.” – L. Frank Baum, The Wizard of Oz