Our modern states are preparing for war without even knowing the future enemy.
Creativity is allowing oneself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Work joyfully and peacefully, knowing that right thoughts and right efforts will inevitably bring about right results.
Just as the absence of clouds does not mean the end of the sky, neither is an empty mind the end of knowing.
I admire addicts. In a world where everybody is waiting for some bline, random disaster, or some sudden disease, the addict has the comfort of knowing what will most likely wait for him down the road. He's taken some control over his ultimate fate, and his addiction keeps the cause of death from being a total surprise.
Maturity is knowing when to be immature.
The problem with speeches isn't so much not knowing when to stop, as knowing when not to begin
A good photograph is knowing where to stand
Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in Eternal awareness or Pure consciousness without objectification, knowing without thinking, merging finitude in infinity
Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in Eternal awareness or Pure consciousness without objectification, knowing without thinking, merging finitude in infinity.
When we raise ourselves through meditation to what unites us with the spirit, we quicken something within us that is eternal and unlimited by birth and death. Once we have experienced this eternal part in us, we can no longer doubt its existence. Meditation is thus the way to knowing and beholding the eternal, indestructible, essential center of our being
It isn't safe to sit in judgment upon another person's illusion when you are not on the inside. While you are thinking it is a dream, he may be knowing it is a planet.
The first principle of success is desire -- knowing what you want. Desire is the planting of your seed.
The first principle of success is desire - knowing what you want. Desire is the planting of your seed.
A good portion of speaking will consist in knowing how to lie.
Faith is knowing there is an ocean because you have seen a brook.
Serenity is knowing that your worst shot is still pretty good.
Some people think only intellect counts: knowing how to solve problems, knowing how to get by, knowing how to identify an advantage and seize it. But the functions of intellect are insufficient without courage, love, friendship, compassion and empathy.
Finance is a gun. Politics is knowing when to pull the trigger.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
Affectation naturally counterfeits those excellences which are placed at the greatest distance from possibility of attainment, because, knowing our own defects, we eagerly endeavor to supply them with artificial excellence
Evolutionary naturalism takes the inherent limitations of science and turns them into a devastating philosophical weapon: because science is our only real way of knowing anything, what science cannot know cannot be real
Wilderness is an anchor to windward. Knowing it is there, we can also know that we are still a rich nation, tending our resources as we should--not a people in despair searching every last nook and cranny of our land for a board of lumber, a barrel of oil, a blade of grass, or a tank of water.
I love waking up in the morning not knowing what I am gonna do or who I am gonna meet. Just yesterday I was sleeping under a bridge, and today I am on the grandest liner in the world drinking champagne with you fine people. I will have some more please.