When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.— Socrates
Bashful Becoming Wise quotations
Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarter you are, the more selevtive you become.
To be free from bondage the wise person must practise discrimination between One-Self and the ego-self. By that alone you will become full of joy, recognising Self as Pure Being, Consciousness and Bliss.
Those who are skilled in combat do notbecome angered, those who are skilled at winning do not become afraid. Thus the wise win before they fight, while the ignorant fight to win.
The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become.
What we speak becomes the house we live in.
If you are not in the process of becoming the person you want to be, you are automatically engaged in becoming the person you don't want to be.
Before becoming a Muslim, a Hindu, a Sikh or a Christian, let's become a Human first.
Do not correct a fool or he will hate you. Correct a wise man and he will appreciate you.
Silence becomes cowardice when occasion demands speaking out the whole truth and acting accordingly.
What you think you become.
I believe that if people would learn to use LSD's vision-inducing capability more wisely, under suitable conditions, in medical practice and in conjunction with meditation, then in the future this problem child could become a wonderchild.
Don't let your struggle become your identity.
The mental flexibility of the wise man permits him to keep an open mind and enables him to readjust himself whenever it becomes necessary for a change.
If you eat three times a day, you become fat.
If you read three times a day, you become wise. It's better to be wise than fat.
The old Lakota was wise. He knew that man's heart, away from nature, becomes hard; he knew that lack of respect for growing, living things soon led to lack of respect for humans too.
Any fool can know. The point is to understand.
Ultimately, happiness comes down to choosing between the discomfort of becoming aware of your mental afflictions and the discomfort of being ruled by them.
It is never too late to become reasonable and wise.
What matters most is what sort of person you are becoming.
Wise individuals care only about whom they are today and who they can be tomorrow.
It is the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen.
With time and patience, the mulberry leaf becomes satin.
The day the child realizes that all adults are imperfect, he becomes an adolescent; the day he forgives them, he becomes an adult; the day he forgives himself, he becomes wise.
There was a famous Zen master whom people would seek out to become enlightened.
He was strict and would occupy people with things having nothing to do with seeking enlightenment. You see, that is the only way to achieve enlightenment; by not focusing on achieving it. Then, one day it will just come to you.
Fools live to regret their words, the wise regret their silence.
At this time there was a wise man who was called Jesus.
And his conduct was good, and [he] was known to be virtuous. And many people from among the Jews and the other nations became his disciples. Pilate condemned him to be crucified and to die. And those who had become his disciples did not abandon his discipleship.
the reward of our work is not what we get, but what we become
A man only becomes wise when he begins to calculate the approximate depth of his ignorance.
Be strong enough to stand alone, be yourself enough to stand apart, but be wise enough to stand together when the time comes.
Mind is everything. What we think, we become.
The desire to reach for the stars is ambitious. The desire to reach hearts is wise.
Don't look for your dreams to come true; look to become true to your dreams.
Don't let your struggle become your identity.
All that we are is the result of what we have thought; what we think we become.
The old Lakota was wise. He knew that a man's heart away from nature becomes hard.
He who lives in the realization of his oneness with this Infinite Power becomes a magnet to attract to himself a continual supply of whatsoever things he desires. ... The one who is truly wise, and who uses the forces and powers with which they are endowed, to them the great universe always opens her treasure house.
Who you become is infinitely more important than what you do, or what you have.
You don't become what you want, you become what you believe.
No matter the barbs of fate that frustrate you, no matter how stacked against you the cards of fortune. . . . There is a liberating law in the universe, and you can become the highest of the high, wisest of the wise.
People don't understand that all presidents, the minute they become president, get a knock at the door. And there's a man there saying, 'Let's talk about your funeral.' At the time I thought, God, that's a terrible thing. Later on, I thought it was pretty wise.
Aging is an extraordinary process where you become the person you always should have been.
A queen is wise. She has earned her serenity, not having had it bestowed on her but having passer her tests. She has suffered and grown more beautiful because of it. She has proved she can hold her kingdom together. She has become its vision. She cares deeply about something bigger than herself. She rules with authentic power.
Neglect starts out as an infection then becomes a disease.
A man remains ignorant because he loves ignorance, and chooses ignorant thoughts; a man becomes wise because he loves wisdom and chooses wise thoughts.
Grant that I may become beautiful in my soul within, and that all my external possessions may be in harmony with my inner self. May I consider the wise to be rich, and may I have such riches as only a person of self-restraint can bear or endure.
Great stories happen all around you every day.
At the time they’re happening, you don’t think of them as stories. You probably don’t think about them at all. You experience them. You enjoy them. You learn from them. You’re inspired by them. They only become stories if someone is wise enough to share them. That’s when a story is born.