“ I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren't trying to teach us. We are formed by little scraps of wisdom. ”
Source: Foucault's Pendulum
The trouble is that instead of living only in the present, we try to live in the past and in the future at the same time.
Never let hard lessons harden your heart; the hard lessons of life are meant to make you better, not bitter.
Optimists hallucinate; pessimists get depressed. Both will not get anywhere. You must be willing to see everything the way it is
To know that you do not know is the best. To think you know when you do not is a disease. Recognizing this disease as a disease is to be free of it.
When sounds are in tune, they become music. Out of tune, they become noise. It is the same with you. When all aspects of you are in tune, you become music. Out of tune, you become noise
He that breaks a thing to find out what it is has left the path of wisdom.