“I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.” ~~ Galileo

Filed under: Galileo,  God,  Intelligence,  Wisdom

“Do the things you know, and you shall learn the truth you need to know.” ~~ Louisa May Alcott

Filed under: Louisa May Alcott,  Talent,  Truth,  Wisdom

“Let a hundred flowers bloom, let a hundred schools of thought contend. ” ~~ Mao Tse-Tung

Filed under: Achievement,  Attitude,  Mao Tse-Tung,  Tolerance,  Wisdom

“His priority did not seem to be to teach them what he knew, but rather to impress upon them that nothing, not even… knowledge, was foolproof.” ~~ J. K. Rowling in “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix”

Filed under: Character,  J. K. Rowling,  Knowledge,  Learning,  Limits,  Teaching,  Wisdom

“Two rights don’t equal a left.” ~~ Roald Dahl, The BFG

Filed under: Humor,  Roald Dahl,  Wisdom

“We must teach our children to dream with their eyes open.” ~~ Harry Edwards

Filed under: Children,  Dreams,  Experience,  Harry Edwards,  Wisdom

“The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts. ” ~~   Bertrand Russell

Filed under: Belief,  Bertrand Russell,  Talent,  Wisdom

“If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.” ~~ Jiddu Krishnamurti


“Women hold up half the sky.” ~~ Mao Tse-Tung

Filed under: Attitude,  Mao Tse-Tung,  Truth,  Wisdom,  Women

“Don’t ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.” ~~ Robert Frost

Filed under: Robert Frost,  Wisdom