Agni Yoga - wisdom

The most pernicious thought is the one that you have sacrificed everything without reward.


Aristotle (384 BC–322 BC) - wisdom

One that advances in science but slows in moral, he rather drops behind.


Confucius (551 BC-479 BC) - wisdom

One, who has committed a mistake and doesn't correct it, is committing another mistake.


Confucius (551 BC-479 BC) - wisdom

When you see a worthy person, endeavor to emulate him! When you see an unworthy person, examine your inner self!


Confucius (551 BC-479 BC) - wisdom

Think no vice so small that you may commit it, and no virtue so small that you may overlook it.


Confucius (551 BC-479 BC) - wisdom

Sincerity and truth are the basis of every virtue.


Confucius (551 BC-479 BC) - wisdom

He, who requires much from himself and little from others, will keep himself from being the object of resentment.


Confucius (551 BC-479 BC) - wisdom

The superior man thinks always of virtue; the common man thinks of comfort.


Confucius (551 BC-479 BC) - wisdom

Wherever you go, go with all your heart.


Confucius (551 BC-479 BC) - wisdom

Every truth has four corners: as a teacher I give you one corner, and it is for you to find the other three.


Confucius (551 BC-479 BC) - wisdom

The man, who quells his lust by satisfying it, extinguishes a fire with straw.


Confucius (551 BC-479 BC) - wisdom

To be able to practice five things everywhere under heaven constitutes perfect virtue. They are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness and kindness.


George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) - quote

We have learned to fly the air like birds and swim the sea like fish, but we have not learned the simple art of living together as brothers.


Linus Carl Pauling (1901-1994) - quote

The best way to get a bright idea is to generate many ideas.
                                                                               (provided by Vladimir Raykov)


Mark Twain (1835-1910) - quote

To be courageous doesn’t mean not to feel fear – it means to have the determination to continue when you are afraid.


Shirley MacLean Beaty (1934) - quote

I teach myself to give up practices that would lead to success when the condition is to pay with my inner tranquility.


Unknown author - wisdom

The necessity does not respect the law.


Unknown author - wisdom

One who doesn’t strive to become better, he ceases to be good.