Mar 18/07 "Your work is to discover your world and then with all your heart give yourself to it." Buddha
"Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change." Confucius
Your duty is to discover your world through the correct knowledge only then it is worthwhile to give yourself to it. A world through Budha's teachings can only lead to pain and misery.
It shows no matter how much the wise try, it is impossible to cure a fool.
Mar 21/07 "All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them." Walt Disney
"If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need." Marcus Tullius Cicero
True it is, but what "dream" can it be, if it (materialism) is only good for this life.
If the garden has weeds and your library contains wrong knowledge you really don't have everything you need.
Mar 22/07 "It is not to be expected that human nature will change in a day." Frank B. Kellogg When one is happy one moment and unhappy the next, one's nature can change in a second, muchless in a day.
Mar 23/07 "I love not man the less, but Nature more." Lord Byron
"Age is whatever you think it is. You are as old as you think you are." Muhammad Ali
Loving the soul best by knowing its origin and destination, automatically foster love of equal proportion to both man and nature.
Think of acquiring a discriminationg intellect (ascertaining truth from falsehood) and you will never have to think of aging.
Mar 26/07 "Truth has no special time of its own. Its hour is now - always." Albert Schweitzer
"Set your goals high, and don't stop till you get there." Bo Jackson
Yes it never changes, it is one and for all in all ages (past, present and the future).
And while doing so keep in mind the correct knowledge and the correct practice is essential.
Mar 28/07 "Chaos is the score upon which reality is written." Henry Miller
"I am two with nature." Woody Allen
And yet mankind is never serious about the cause of chaos. Reality is knowing the cause of all pain and suffering.
Who can ever doubt one with God isn't the best.
Mar 30/07 "Discontent is the first necessity of progress." Thomas A. Edison
"Action is the foundational key to all success." Pablo Picasso
It's a pity only a rear few see it as a necessity for progress.
True, knowledge without action is still inaction.
Mar 31/07 "Genius is one per cent inspiration and ninety-nine per cent perspiration." Thomas A. Edison
"If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god." Napoleon Bonaparte
Why work hard when you can work smart?
True, if you don't know any better. Objectively, any entity that sustains life is indeed a rational choice.
April 1/07 "Democracy is a process by which people are free to choose the man who will get the blame." Laurence J. Peter
"Don't fight forces, use them." R. Buckminster Fuller
It is a fact, the company of the wise are few, so, doesn't that leave the majority (fools) to decide who governs and a bigger fool at that, to get elected knowing that he will eventually get the blame.
It is the only way freedom of expression can be use as a meaningful tool to promote global harmony.
April 05/07 "If you fell down yesterday, stand up today." H. G. Wells
"Don't fight forces, use them." R. Buckminster Fuller
The problem is, if you don't know you're down, how are you going to stand up?
It is the only way freedom of expression can be use as a meaningful tool to promote harmony.
April 07/07 "Ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten percent a bad reputation." Henry A. Kissinger
"I treat others exactly the way I want to be treated." Dionne Warwick
Henry should know, he belonged to the ninety percent.
Tolerating a fool because you need to be tolerated is not exactly what I call sensible.
April 15/07 "It is human nature to think wisely and act in an absurd fashion." Anatole France
"The family is one of nature's masterpieces." George Santayana
Wisdom is the inner nature of man, but cannot be discovered until the correct knowledge is acquired and put into practice, before that, absurdity is the fashion because that is the nature of ignorance.
A noble family is the masterpiece of nature.
April 22/07 "It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers." James Thurber
Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why. Bernard Baruch
On the otherhand, if you have all the answers, there would be no question to ask.
Not true, many Vedic verses deal with the law of gravitation, thousands of years earlier.
April 30/07 "Who loves not women, wine and song remains a fool his whole life long." Martin Luther
"People, chained by monotony, afraid to think, clinging to certainties... they live like ants." Bela Lugosi
Who loves women, wine and song remains a fool his whole life long and many times after also.
Unfortunately, they (believers of false dogmas) all belong to the majority.
May 3/07 "Only the educated are free." Epictetus
"Wisdom outweighs any wealth." Sophocles
Only the educated, through study and practice of the correct knowledge, are free.
But only the wise can tell the difference.
May 10/07 "To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom." Bertrand Russell
"Life is half spent before we know what it is." George Herbert
Only the wise is fearless.
And the worst is, if it is fully spent without ever knowing the truth.
May 15/07 "I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody." Bill Cosby
"We won't have a society if we destroy the environment." Margaret Mead
The key to success is acquiring the correct knowledge and the key to failure is the failure of not putting it to practice.
We won't have human birth again if we destroy critical thinking (constructive criticism).
May 22/07 "Change your thoughts and you change your world." Norman Vincent Peale
"Time is what we want most, but what we use worst." William Penn
Change your thoughts to a rational one and without a doubt your world is changed from boredom to contentment.
Time is indeed scarce but become wise and there is always a surplus.
May 29/07 "If men were angels, no government would be necessary." James Madison
"If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking." George S. Patton
We know that to be impossible since they are no such thing as angel, but if all are wise, no laws would be required.
Wise men think alike and if everyone is thinking alike, then everybody is thinking.
June 15/07 "All truth, in the long run, is only common sense clarified." Thomas Huxley
"I do not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow." Woodrow Wilson
But common sense can only be clarifed given the correct knowledge.
The brains you have can only be better by borrowing from the wise.
June 30/07 "Order is power." Henri Frederic Amiel
"It is a kingly act to assist the fallen." Mother Teresa
Wisdom is power.
And it is an unkingly act to assist the fallen, not knowing you are also fallen.
July 14/07 "It is not who is right, but what is right, that is of importance." Thomas Huxley
"The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress." Charles Kettering
If "who" is not right, how can "what" be right?
Progress can only be measured by righteousness and since the world is void of it, it is fill with hate and still no change for the better
July 29/07 "When all is said and done, more is said than done." Lou Holtz
"Do the right thing. It will gratify some people and astonish the rest." Mark Twain
Knowledge without action is definitely inaction.
More like offending the rest.
Aug 15/07 We know what we are, but know not what we may be. William Shakespeare
"The right man is the one who seizes the moment." Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Only the wise know both.
The right man is the one with the right inclination to seize the moment.
Aug 29/07 "Every noble work is at first impossible." Thomas Carlyle
"History is the version of past events that people have decided to agree upon." Napoleon Bonaparte
Which means only a rare few are capable of noble work
Very true, and has nothing to do with revealed knowledge of the Divine.
Sept 15/07 "Lead, follow, or get out of the way." Laurence J. Peter
"Wisdom begins in wonder." Socrates
Leaders of the truth are indeed few, but followers are many. Only a few atheists usually get out of the way.
Wisdom begins with reasoning.
Sept 30/07 "An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last." Winston Churchill
"Knowledge is power." Francis Bacon
Sounds more like an opportunists!
And it is only for the wise to experience such power.
Oct 15/07 "The less you know, the more you believe." Bono
"The world can only be grasped by action, not by contemplation." Jacob Bronowski
Meaning, the more you know, the less you believe (have doubts).
What action can be greater than that of the act contemplation?
Oct 20/07 "The truth is more important than the facts." Frank Lloyd Wright
"Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change." Confucius
Only if the truth can be defined.
Makes good sense why there is no cure for a fool.
Oct 27/07 "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere." Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Wisdom is knowing when you can't be wise." Paul Engle
Untruth (erroneous ideologies) anywhere is a threat to truth (true religion) everywhere.
Wisdom is knowing who is ignorant.
Oct 30/07 "Success is a journey, not a destination." Ben Sweetland
"The finest steel has to go through the hottest fire." John N. Mitchell
And no destination, even salvation, is permanent.
The discovery of truth has to go through intensed research and strenuous practice of austerity.
Nov 02/07 "It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light." Aristotle Onassis
"The pine stays green in winter... wisdom in hardship." Norman Douglas
In ignorance we suffer and in pain and misery we must focus to see it as the cause and make the necessary effort to rid ourselves of the agony of ignorance.
If Norman only knew, wisdom is freedom from hardship.
Nov 5/07 "Common sense is not so common." Voltaire
"God cannot alter the past, though historians can." Samuel Butler
In the absence of good reasoning.
Like wise God cannot forgive sins though billions believe He can (what a man sows that will he reap, no more and no less).
Nov 8th/07 "He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything." Thomas Carlyle
"Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt." Abraham Lincoln
"A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds." Francis Bacon
And he who has hope and no will, has nothing.
Tough luck, it's a fool's nature to speak out, it is only the wise who cherishes solitude.
Actually he is not making them, they just come without effort due to his wisdom.
Nov 15th/07 A man who won't die for something is not fit to live. Martin Luther King, Jr.
"When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece." John Ruskin
"Once you say you're going to settle for second, that's what happens to you in life." John F. Kennedy
A man who is afraid of death for what is right is not fit to live.
When the correct knowledge and practice work together, expect a masterpiece (wisdom).
Once you settle in a belief (where there are obviously doubts), that's what you are going to be all your life.
Nov 20th/07 "Freedom lies in being bold." Robert Frost
We are always the same age inside." Gertrude Stein
"A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same." Elbert Hubbard
Real freedom lies in being wise.
Ónly when purity and innocence is maintained throughout life.
Even better, the wise have no enemies and loves all just the same.
Nov 25th/07 "Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power." Lao Tzu
"In nature there are neither rewards nor punishments; there are consequences." Robert Green Ingersoll
"Be like a postage stamp. Stick to one thing until you get there." Josh Billings
Wisdom is strength and true power.
The consequences are either rewards or punishment.
But make sure you stick to the truth or you will end up like a discarded stamp.
Nov 30th/07 "The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough." Rabindranath Tagore
"There are as many opinions as there are experts." Franklin D. Roosevelt
"It takes a long time to become young." Pablo Picasso
So do the wise!
But when it comes to the truth, opinions are many but the experts are a very rare few.
True, for it requires strenuous and continous effort to put into practice the correct knowledge through out life.
Dec 5th/07 "The earth is like a spaceship that didn't come with an operating manual." R. Buckminster Fuller
"The manner of giving is worth more than the gift." Pierre Corneille
"You are the only person on earth who can use your ability..." M. Kathleen Casey
Perhaps, but it did come with a service manual.
It is the only manner of acquiring wisdom.
Especially to ingrain good reasoning, guided by the correct knowledge.
Dec 10th/07 "Be less curious about people and more curious about ideas." Marie Curie
"The good man is the friend of all living things." Mohandas Gandhi
"Wonder rather than doubt is the root of all knowledge." Abraham Joshua Heschel
Or risk remaining a fool all your life.
And a wise man is the friend of all living and non-living things.
I disagree, those who wonder usually continue to wonder all their lives, but those who truly have doubts go on to be inquisitive.
Dec 15th/07 "Ability is a poor man's wealth." John Wooden
"If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking." George S. Patton
"If I had to choose a religion, the sun as the universal giver of life would be my god." Napoleon Bonaparte
If you have the ability, how can you still be poor? Ability is a wise man's wealth.
Wisemen think alike, and to be wise requires a lot of thinking. Positively, thinking alike creates harmony.
Makes a lot more sense, than the worship of a mediator (prophet) between man and God.
Dec 20th/07 "The only thing we know about the future is that it will be different." Peter Drucker
"We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature." Edmund Burke
Wise men know it will be very bleak for the masses due to ignorance.
It will be rather difficult to obey the law of nature when it is little known and hardly understood.
Dec 25th/07 "Millions saw the apple fall, but Newton was the one who asked why." Bernard Baruch
"Let him that would move the world first move himself." Socrates
In the same light, millions saw the earth as flat, but a few Greek philosophers were the ones who said otherwise.
Shows that you have to become noble before making the world noble.
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