One merit of poetry few persons will deny: it says more and in fewer words than prose.
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Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in Eternal awareness or Pure consciousness without objectification, knowing without thinking, merging finitude in infinity.
Originality is nothing but judicious imitation. The most original writers borrowed one from another.
More quotes about Wisdom
Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.
Don’t be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
At the same time that we are earnest to explore and learn all things, we require that all things be mysterious and unexplorable, that land and sea be infinitely wild, unsurveyed and unfathomed by us because unfathomable.
We are not what we are, nor do we treat or esteem each other for such, but for what we are capable of being.
When you know to laugh and when to look upon things as too absurd to take seriously, the other person is ashamed to carry through even if he was serious about it.
We are happier in many ways when we are old than when we were young. The young sow wild oats. The old grow sage.