admiration

Native Americans’ Day (aka Columbus Day) 2017

Like slave-owners Washington and Jefferson, Christopher Columbus was a person of his times.Moreover, like all persons of all times, Columbus possessed qualities to admire, and qualities to condemn.In the century following Columbus’ arrival in the Ameri…

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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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Try Another Door

Every wall is a door.- Ralph Waldo EmersonWhen God closes a door, he opens a window.- AnonymousSometimes the things you really wantsneak in the back door.Notice.- Mary Anne Radmacher Ask and it will be given to you;seek and you will find;knock and the …

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Try Another Door

Every wall is a door.- Ralph Waldo EmersonWhen God closes a door, he opens a window.- AnonymousSometimes the things you really wantsneak in the back door.Notice.- Mary Anne Radmacher Ask and it will be given to you;seek and you will find;knock and the …

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Prepare to Encounter the Unexpected

Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.- Jonathan SwiftWe never see what we are not ready to see.- Jonathan Lockwood HuieThe eye sees what it brings the power to see.- Thomas Carlyle  Your big opportunity may be right where you ar…

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