Gautama Buddha Quotes
A fool learns nothing from a wise man; but a wise man learns from a fool.
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Love is the wisdom of the fool and the folly of the wise.
The wise man does not grow old, but ripens.
A man is a golden impossibility. The line he must walk is a hair's breadth. The wise through excess of wisdom is made a fool.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No! I am not Prince Hamlet, nor was meant to be;Am an attendant lord, one that will doTo swell a progress, start a scene or two,Advise the prince; no doubt, an easy tool,Deferential, glad to be of use,Politic, cautious, and meticulous;Full of high sentence, but a bit obtuse;At times, indeed, almost ridiculous - Almost, at times, the Fool.
T. S. Eliot
I say that the true artist-seer, the heavenly fool who can and does produce beauty, is mainly dazzled to death by his own scruples, the blinding shapes and colors of his own sacred human conscience.
J. D. Salinger
Talking and eloquence are not the same: to speak, and to speak well, are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks...
Come purge my soul, Thou Master of my days,Of vain and empty words, of idle ways,Of base ambition and the urge to rule;That hidden serpent that corrupts a fool;and grant me, Lord, to see my sins alone.That I not call my brother to atone;Make chaste my heart and lend me from aboveThy fortitude, humility, and love.
There is no description of a fool, he said, that you fail to satisfy.
Kind souls, you wonder why, love you,When you, you wonder why, love none.We love, Fool, for the good we do,Not that which unto us is done!
I wish I didn't know now what I didn't know thenI wish I could start this whole thing over againI'm not sayin' it's you could never be trueI just don't wanna know how it endsYou'd still have my heart in the palm of your handsI'd still look like a fool in front of your friendsYeah I wish somehow I didn't know now what I didn't know then.
I am trying to do two things: dare to be a radical and not a fool, which is a matter of no small difficulty.
James A. Garfield
A Christmas Carol is such a fool-proof story you can't louse it up.