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Accepting that Life is a Mystery

The world is incomprehensible.We won’t ever understand it;we won’t ever unravel its secrets.Thus we must treat the world as it is:a sheer mystery.- Carlos CastanedaUncertainty that comes from knowledge(knowing what you don’t know)is different from unce…

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Accepting that Life is a Mystery

The world is incomprehensible.We won’t ever understand it;we won’t ever unravel its secrets.Thus we must treat the world as it is:a sheer mystery.- Carlos CastanedaUncertainty that comes from knowledge(knowing what you don’t know)is different from unce…

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Beware the Illusion of Knowledge

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance -it is the illusion of knowledge.- Daniel J. BoorstinWe want the facts to fit the preconceptions.When they don’t, it is easier to ignore the factsthan to change the preconceptions.- Jessamyn West Bewa…

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The Answers are Deep Within Yourself

At the center of your being you have the answer;you know who you are and you know what you want.- Lao TzuWonder what opportunities you pass, unwittingly,because your hands are so busy claspingwhat you think you have always known.- Mary Anne RadmacherYo…

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The Answers are Deep Within Yourself

At the center of your being you have the answer;you know who you are and you know what you want.- Lao TzuWonder what opportunities you pass, unwittingly,because your hands are so busy claspingwhat you think you have always known.- Mary Anne RadmacherYo…

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Seekers of Truth

Keep the company of those who seek the truth;
run from those who have found it.
– Václav Havel

If you would be a real seeker after truth,
it is necessary that at least once in your life you doubt,
as far as possible, all things.
– Rene Descartes

To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.
– Alfred Lord Tennyson

Examine, inquire.
Look into the nature of things.
Search out the grounds of your opinions,
the for and against.
Know why you believe, understand what you believe,
and possess a reason for the faith that is in you.
– Frances Wright

The presence of those seeking the truth
is infinitely to be preferred
to the presence of those who think they’ve found it.
– Terry Pratchett

Believe those who are seeking the truth.
Doubt those who find it.
– Andre Gide

Further reading: Be a Seeker

Welcome the Unknown

The Illusion of Knowledge

It’s a Wonderful Life
    


Copyright © by Jonathan Lockwood Huie. First published on my Daily Inspirational Quotes blog. Also see Inspirational Quotes.

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