„Learning and wisdom are superfluities, the surface glitter merely, but it is the heart that is the seat of all power.“

Pearls of Wisdom

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Swami Vivekananda Foto
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hinduistischer Mönch und Gelehrter 1863 - 1902

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Piero Manzoni Foto

„.. a single uninterrupted and continuous surface from which anything superfluous and all interpretative possibilities are excluded. [referring to his 'Achromes', Manzoni started to make in 1957]“

—  Piero Manzoni Italian artist 1933 - 1963

Quote of Manzoni, in Display Caption of 'Achrome' 1958 http://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/manzoni-achrome-t01871', Tate, July 2008]

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Henry David Thoreau Foto

„A grain of gold will gild a great surface, but not so much as a grain of wisdom.“

—  Henry David Thoreau, buch Life Without Principle

Life Without Principle (1863)
Kontext: I did not know that mankind were suffering for want of gold. I have seen a little of it. I know that it is very malleable, but not so malleable as wit. A grain of gold will gild a great surface, but not so much as a grain of wisdom.

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Philip Sidney Foto

„High-erected thoughts seated in the heart of courtesy.“

—  Philip Sidney, buch The Countess of Pembroke's Arcadia

Book 1. Compare: "Great thoughts come from the heart", Luc de Clapiers, Marquis de Vauvenargues, Maxim cxxvii.
The Countess of Pembroke’s Arcadia (1580)

B.K.S. Iyengar Foto

„The head is the seat of intelligence. The heart is the seat of emotion. Both have to work in cooperation with the body.“

—  B.K.S. Iyengar Indian yoga teacher and scholar 1918 - 2014

Quelle: Light on Life: The Yoga Journey to Wholeness, Inner Peace, and Ultimate Freedom, p. 29

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Foto

„The backlash is merely the surfacing of prejudices... that already existed and... are just now starting to open.“

—  Martin Luther King, Jr. American clergyman, activist, and leader in the American Civil Rights Movement 1929 - 1968

Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., Seventh Annual Gandhi Memorial Lecture, Howard Univ., Washington, D.C. (6 November 1966), quoted in What do the election results mean for the move toward marriage equality? by Evan Wolfson (3 November 2004) http://www.freedomtomarry.org/document.asp?doc_id=2030

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Larry Niven Foto

„Half of wisdom is learning what to unlearn.“

—  Larry Niven, buch The Ringworld Throne

The Ringworld Throne (1996)

Democritus Foto

„Fools learn wisdom through misfortune.“

—  Democritus Ancient Greek philosopher, pupil of Leucippus, founder of the atomic theory

Source Book in Ancient Philosophy (1907)

Stephen R. Covey Foto

„Wisdom is synergy of mind and heart.“

—  Stephen R. Covey, buch First Things First

First Things First (1994), Disputed

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