quotes of wisdom

  • “Blessed is the one who has arrived at infinite ignorance.” ― Evagrius of Pontus
  • “Concepts create idols; only wonder understands anything.” & “God’s name is not known; it is wondered at.” ― Saint Gregory of Nyssa
  • “Keep thy mind in hell, and despair not.” ― Saint Silouan the Athonite
  • “Glory be to God for all things!” ― The final words of St. John Chrysostom
  • “Господе Исусе Христе, Сине Божји, помилуј ме грешног” ― Perpetual breath of the holy fathers of the desert, which has been handed down to present days.
  • “You are what you do, not what you say!” ― C.Jung
  • “Inde i øjet er der en prik, hvor vi bor” – my son
  • “Why do people think artists are special? It’s just another job” ― Jarle Jonas, my godson
  • “A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.” ― Saul Bellow
  • “First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, then you win.” ― Mahatma Gandhi
  • “I will not let anyone walk through my mind with their dirty feet.” ― Mahatma Gandhi
  • “Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.” – Mark Twain
  • “Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.” ― Mark Twain
  • “Under thy mercy we take refuge, Mother of God! Our prayers, do not despise in necessities, but from the danger deliver us, only pure, only blessed.” ― our spiritual fathers
  • “This is the Faith of the Apostles, this is the Faith of the Fathers, this is the Faith of the Orthodox, this is the Faith which has established the Universe.” ― Confession of faith of the Day of Orthodoxy
  • “Naar Skidt kommer til Ære og Stodder til Mønt, saa begynder Hønsene at gaa med Laksko!” ― Gustav Wied
  • “I no longer believe it’s possible to be an evangelical and a reasonable human being.” ― Frank Schaeffer
  • “All creatures are balanced upon the creative word of God, as if upon a bridge of diamond. Above them is the abyss of divine infinitude, while below them that of their own nothingness.” ― Metropolitan Philaret of Moscow (1782 – 1867)
  • We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life is rounded with a sleep. ― William S.
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