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As much as I converse with sages and heroes, they have very little of my love and admiration. I long for rural and domestic scene, for the warbling of birds and the prattling of my children.
The philosophical point is that our happiness and wellbeing is not based on incomes rising. This is not just the wisdom of sages but of ordinary people. Prosperity is more social and psychological: it's about identification, affiliation, participation in society and a sense of purpose.
One impulse from a vernal wood May teach you more of man, Of moral evil and of good, Than all the sages can.
The whole object of the Prophets and the Sages was to declare that a limit is set to human reason where it must halt.
Though sages may pour out their wisdom's treasure, there is no sterner moralist than pleasure.
O solitude, where are the charms That sages have seen in thy face? Better dwell in the midst of alarms, Than reign in this horrible place.
Books are those faithful mirrors that reflect to our mind the minds of sages and heroes.
Our sages of blessed memory have said that we must not enjoy any pleasure in this world without reciting a blessing.
Shmuel Yosef Agnon
Hindu sages say that you should concentrate while eating. But, we don't have time anymore. Fast food is not quick enough for me. I would like super-fast food in the form of pills.
We must believe what is good and true about the prophets, that they were sages, that they did understand what proceeded from their mouths, and that they bore prudence on their lips.
Other people, including me, have written books with main characters who were old and rich. Or old and brilliant. Old sages, old wizards, old rich people.
The loss of wealth is loss of dirt, as sages in all times assert; The happy man's without a shirt.
When sages commend excess, Desire is sick.
A lot of parts written for people of my size, dwarfs, are either foolish idiots or, like, these sages that are all-knowing, and they're very, sort of, come-to-them-for-answers.
A public role endures for the literary high-command, as sages and seers, speaking out on social and political issues.
I read a zombie story, and I have nightmares for days. But my youngest sister loves zombie stories. So when she insisted it was time for Bards and Sages to put together a zombie book, I couldn't tell her 'no.'
Julie Ann Dawson
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