Friday, October 12, 2012

What Do I Know?

The title scholar suggests that a person has gone to school, and that he studied, but it does not mean that he has acquired any truly important knowledge. (George Lichtenberg in A Calendar Of Wisdom by Leo Tolstoy, 27 July)

When you are willing to acknowledge that you don't know, you open yourself to all sorts of information and assistance from life. (Iyanla Vanzant, Until Today! 20 August)

The wiser a person is, the simpler the language he uses to express his thoughts. (Lucy Malory, in A Calendar Of Wisdom by Leo Tolstoy, 22 August)

It is better to know less than necessary than to know more than necessary. Do not fear the lack of knowledge, but truly fear unnecessary knowledge which is acquired only to please vanity. (Leo Tolstoy, A Calendar Of Wisdom, 23 September)

The educated person sins greatly if he continues to behave in a way he knows is wrong. (Leo Tolstoy, A Calendar Of Wisdom, 24 September)

It is enough for the disciple that he becomes like his teacher . ... (Matthew 10:25 (NAS), Daily Guideposts - 2010, 9 September)
12 October 2012

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