[T]he wisdom of our ancestors is in the simile.
Mage-taught wisdom reproached him: any gift of power was two-edged.
The logic behind magic is that we create what we are imagining.
God save me from fools with a little philosophy - no one is more difficult to reach.
All human behavior has a reason. All behavior is solving a problem.
Human reason can excuse any evil.
What sense is there in continuing when one has seen the future?
Hasten Little Maiden ... stop and listen for pearls of wisdom stop and listen as the river glistens...
Discernment is trust put into practice.
I need a Caution: Slippery When Wet sign, because I just spilled my ego all over the floor.
Stop moping, sule," galladon said with a grunt."It doesn't suit you-it takes a fine sense of pessimism to brood with any sort of respectability.
Mention but the word "divinity," and our sense of the divine is clouded.
Put a gun to my head and paint the wall with my brains.
De Bono argues that the West's tradition of settling disagreement by debate or argument is an example of reliance on logic.
No, I say, it's fine. Put a gun to my head and paint the wall with my brains. Just great, I say. Really.
To be evenminded is the greatest virtue. Wisdom is to speak the truth and act in keeping with its nature.
The word 'teach' suddenly conveys a sense of menace that is foreign to me.
But this wealth of information produced little or no insight.
We have now left Reason and Sanity Junction. Next stop, Looneyville.
By reading so much, my vocabulary automatically improved along with my comprehension.
With the touch of wisdom, comes the end of fears.