Tag: wisdom

  • 486: The indefinable

    “If we want to keep the old language, still using such terms as “spiritual” and “material,” the spiritual must mean “the indefinable,” that which, because it is living, must ever escape the framework of any fixed form. Matter is spirit named. After all this, the brain deserves a word for itself! For the brain, including […]

  • 421

    There is no wisdom to be got without struggle and the passing of fruitful years. They age quickest when permitted first from the inside. Approach representation and discover things for their essential elements of dust and intent and how they co-operate with the Entire. Flow through each experience undisturbed and go to your point neither […]

  • 324: A dividing strength

    I can salvage the idle hours, but O if I waver or am infirm get me at once to my books; my dividing strength, my secret door to that garden of alchemy where lavishing over Her voluble blooms, rather the reader grows. Nutritive to my temper and interests must there be a story on my […]

  • 243

    Yet this has all before been noted, – for the mysteries that have stood us most in travail and quandary over the ages have come with man, and he still buries his spade in the Earth and routs a furrow across the globe for riddles to answers that he, himself concocts.

  • 220

    Where fails learning, wisdom overtakes.

  • 219

    The getting of wisdom depends upon the ideas one is willing to abandon.

  • 218

    A mans march begins in troop, and, when one remains, concludes.

  • 194

    They are weak who do not, though they should. They are foolish who do, though they should not. They are wise who do not, though they could.

  • 169

    They adventure least who need most to find, youth of heart with age of mind.

  • 117: A day like any other

    A shower broke overnight and has left a blanket of beaded gleam and Yellow Ginger flower across the face of things we used to sit on. The air, a capricious haze of coasting spray, adrift of fountains heavenly, carries along its light essence a most cleanly and gratifying fragrance as sinks the worries into a […]