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Quotes about Wisdom


Jazz Doesn’t Resolve

I never liked jazz music because jazz music doesn’t resolve. But I was outside the Bagdad Theater in Portland
one night when I saw a man playing the saxophone. I stood there for fifteen minutes,
and he never opened his eyes.

After that I liked jazz music.

Sometimes you have to watch somebody love something before you can love it yourself. It is as if
they are showing you the way.

Donald Miller


Love vs Choice

Believing in God is as much like falling in love as it is making a decision. Love is both something that happens to you and something you decide upon

Donald Miller


The Truth Commotion

A truth’s initial commotion is directly proportional to how deeply the lie was believed.It wasn’t the world being round that agitated people, but that the world wasn’t flat. When a well-packaged web of lies has been sold gradually to the masses over generations, the truth will seem utterly preposterous, and its speaker a raving lunatic.

Dresden James


Everything for Money

It is said for money you can have everything, but you cannot.You can buy food, but not appetite; medicine, but not health; knowledge, but not wisdom; glitter, but not beauty; fun, but not joy; acquaintances, but not friends; servants, but not faithfulness; leisure, but not peace;you can have the husk of everything for money, but not the kernal.

Arne Garbourg


Science Gone Bad

As soon as anybody belongs to a certain narrow creed in science, every unprejudiced and true perception is gone.