By Alan Watts
Knowledge is the life of the mind.
When knowledge is limited – it leads to folly… When knowledge exceeds a certain limit, it leads to exploitation.
The more knowledge you have, the greater will be your fear of Allah.
Without knowledge action is useless and knowledge without action is futile.
Ultimately, education in its real sense is the pursuit of truth. It is an endless journey through knowledge and enlightenment.
My hair grows and grows; you cannot stop it – that fellow grows, it grows wild.
Great teachers emanate out of knowledge, passion and compassion.
There has to be a global mission of human progress.
Never stop fighting until you arrive at your destined place – that is, the unique you. Have an aim in life, continuously acquire knowledge, work hard, and have perseverance to realise the great life.
If four things are followed – having a great aim, acquiring knowledge, hard work, and perseverance – then anything can be achieved.
In the world of securities, courage becomes the supreme virtue after adequate knowledge and a tested judgment are at hand.
The genuine investor in common stocks does not need a great equipment of brain and knowledge, but he does need some unusual qualities of character.
Americans are getting stronger. Twenty years ago, it took two people to carry ten dollars’ worth of groceries. Today, a five-year-old can do it.
Style, like sheer silk underwear, sometimes hides eczema.
Alas, after a certain age every man is responsible for his face.
The modern mind is in complete disarray. Knowledge has stretched itself to the point where neither the world nor our intelligence can find any foot-hold. It is a fact that we are suffering from nihilism.
It is not your paintings I like, it is your painting.
There was a young man who said though, it seems that I know that I know, but what I would like to see is the I that knows me when I know that I know that I know.
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
I began furiously making lists, and more lists, until I was making lists of lists . . .