EppsNet Archive: Wisdom

There are three classes of men; lovers of wisdom, lovers of honor, and lovers of gain. — Plato


Dare to Be Wise

2 Mar 2013 /

Sapere aude! Have courage to use your own understanding.

— Immanuel Kant

The Ways of the True Gentleman

3 Dec 2012 /

The Master said, The Ways of the true gentleman are three. I myself have met with success in none of them. For he that is really Good is never unhappy, he that is really wise is never perplexed, he that is really brave is never afraid. Tzu-kung said, That, Master, is your own Way!

Analects vol.2 Hachi-itsu.

Analects vol.2 Hachi-itsu. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


There is no suffering, no cause of suffering, no end to suffering, no path to follow. There is no attainment of wisdom, and no wisdom to attain. Byeeeeeeee

Posted by on 27 Dec 2011

A Labyrinth of Illusion and Doubt

26 Sep 2011 /
Sanctus Labyrinthus

Indeed, you will see that the whole history of the spirit of religion is only the history of the errors of the human mind, which, placed in a world that it does not comprehend, endeavors nevertheless to solve the enigma; and which, beholding with astonishment this mysterious and visible prodigy, imagines causes, supposes reasons, builds systems; then, finding one defective, destroys it for another not less so; hates the error that it abandons, misconceives the one that it embraces, rejects the truth that it is seeking, composes chimeras of discordant beings; and thus, while always dreaming of wisdom and happiness, wanders blindly in a labyrinth of illusion and doubt.


One Piece of Wisdom

28 Jun 2011 /

Mr. Boffo


Albert Schweitzer was a Bore

10 Mar 2009 /

An optimist sees a green light everywhere; a pessimist sees only the red light. The truly wise person is colorblind.

— Albert Schweitzer
 

A true optimist is a man who can look in a toilet bowl and see only corn.