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Succinct sayings , quotes, words of wisdom add yours

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posted on Jun, 4 2012 @ 06:57 PM
In French: C'est en ne cherchant pas que l'on trouve.
In English: It's when you don't seek that you find.

posted on Jun, 4 2012 @ 09:01 PM
“Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion” ~ Jack Kerouac

The most rebellious thing you can do is educate yourself

Most recent favourite: "When rich people fight wars with one another, poor people are the ones to die". ~ Sartre

posted on Jun, 13 2012 @ 06:18 AM

Originally posted by D1ss1dent
In French: C'est en ne cherchant pas que l'on trouve.
In English: It's when you don't seek that you find.

for sure
good thing to remember in our pushy world where we often push away what we are trying to draw near
only problem is we have to
be aware so that we recognise what we seek when it comes our way

ok, so
Be Aware
Your Country needs Wares

posted on Jun, 13 2012 @ 07:19 AM
"Stupid is like know it when you see it" -- from My Wife

posted on Jun, 13 2012 @ 07:43 AM

Originally posted by bluegrassconspirator
"Stupid is like know it when you see it" -- from My Wife

this is false and revealed to b a consequencial reason of delusions about else

any objective move or expression is very intelligent otherwise it cant b existing object, when u know that existence is true then truth intelligence is the only justification of it

so when smthg or an expression look or sound stupid it means that the subject is over intelligence to know how to force itself subjective will upon intelligence

what is not intelligent so dont know what is around really to deal with is silent naive or innocent child like that would limit its expression or mean to what dont mean anything, it wont ever appear forcing a knowledge about things as if it really believes it being true
that is why strong expressions are always hypocrits meaning smthg else as the opposite for self comfort or business abuse

posted on Jun, 13 2012 @ 09:01 AM
The essential qi

It is the essence of things that gives life to them.
Below, it gives birth to the five grains;
above, it is the ranks of stars.
Flowing between heaven and earth:
we call these ghosts and spirits.
Stored within the breast:
we call these sages.

This qi is
So bright! As though climbing to heaven.
So dark! As though entering the abyss.
So broad! As though permeating the sea.
So compact! As though residing within oneself.

This qi
Cannot be detained through physical force,
but may be brought to rest by force of virtue.
It may not be summoned by means of sound,
but may be received through one’s thoughts.

To guard it alertly without fail,
this is called perfect virtue.
When virtue is perfected wisdom emerges
and all the things of the world are grasped.

- Guanzi : The Inner Enterprise (~ 400 BCE)

edit on 13-6-2012 by D1ss1dent because: date

posted on Jun, 13 2012 @ 09:30 AM
An old man was driving home from town one afternoon. He noticed a car following him to closely. This went on for many miles all the way to the dirt road leading home. The old man was extremely angry by this time and pulled over quickly to let the other driver pass. As the other car passed the old man stuck his arm out the window displaying the bird. The other car speed off into the distance. The old man continued on his way. It wasn't long before the old man came across the tailgaters car flip over in a ditch. The old man grumbled and pulled over to assist. He approached the drivers side window and got down on all fours to look in. A young man stared back at him. The old man said only one thing as the young man thanked him over and over again. "Remember this son. The next time you are riding someone's a**. They maybe the one who stops and helps you ... or they maybe the one who passes you by."

so its more of a parable.

posted on Jun, 13 2012 @ 03:43 PM
your truth; may not be my truth, or the truth

posted on Jun, 13 2012 @ 03:45 PM
faith is a wonderful thing , but don't confuse it with facts

posted on Jun, 14 2012 @ 06:04 AM
reply to post by jed001

your truth; may not be my truth, or the truth

Real truth comes when we tell the truth
... about ourselves
... to ourselves
It is the only truth we can truthfully judge
... provided
we can truthfully abandon
... self delusion

tick a box
edit on 14-6-2012 by KenArten because: learned a new editing technique

posted on Jun, 28 2012 @ 04:24 PM

The Unseen with whom there can be no pragmatic relations, unseizable, featureless, unthinkable, undesignable by name, whose substance is the certitude of One Self, in whom world- existence is stilled, who is all peace and bliss — that is the Self, that is what must be known.- Mandukya Upanishad

High beyond the Intelligence is the Great Self, beyond the Great Self is the Unmanifest, beyond the Unmanifest is the Conscious Being. There is nothing beyond the Being, — that is the extreme ultimate, that the supreme goal. - Katha Upanishad

posted on Jul, 18 2012 @ 09:10 PM
Another, from my hubby, and becoming more true everyday. There's a crime out there for everyone.

posted on Jul, 25 2012 @ 11:36 AM
life by the yard will always be hard.

life by the inch always a cinch

posted on Jul, 25 2012 @ 11:42 AM
The following is my opinion as a member participating in this discussion.

Don't turn your back on the neighbors.

As an ATS Staff Member, I will not moderate in threads such as this where I have participated as a member.

edit on 7/25/2012 by yeahright because: (no reason given)

posted on Jul, 25 2012 @ 11:44 AM
If your not having fun, what fun are ya?

No matter where you go, always act like thats the place to be, isn't this great?

Please help, father was killed by ninjas, need money for karate lessons.

posted on Jul, 25 2012 @ 12:00 PM
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posted on Jul, 25 2012 @ 01:01 PM
Here is another one

S**t happens and life goes on.

posted on Jul, 25 2012 @ 01:05 PM
How about this one

Did i touch a nerve?

Or this one

Was that cut a bit to close to the bone?

posted on Jul, 25 2012 @ 01:07 PM
"In the land of free speech, it is now better to keep your mouth shut"

posted on Jul, 25 2012 @ 01:09 PM
Confucious say, "man who stand on toilet, is man who is high on pot".

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