— C.G. Jung Swiss psychiatrist and psychotherapist who founded analytical psychology 1875 - 1961
„He wants to dream like a young man
With the wisdom of an old man.
He wants his home and security,
He wants to live like a sailor at sea.
Beautiful loser, where you gonna fall?
You realize you just can't have it all.“
— Bob Seger American singer-songwriter 1945
Song lyrics, Beautiful Loser (1975), Beautiful Loser.
„The woman is the home. That's where she used to be, and that's where she still is. You might ask me, What if a man tries to be part of the home -- will the woman let him? I answer yes. Because the he becomes one of the children.“
— Marguerite Duras French writer and film director 1914 - 1996
„Home where my thought's escaping,
Home where my music's playing,
Home where my love lies waiting
Silently for me.“
— Paul Simon American musician, songwriter and producer 1941
Song lyrics, Parsley (1966), Homeward Bound
„A free man thinks of death least of all things; and his wisdom is a meditation not of death but of life.“
— Baruch Spinoza, livro Ethics
Ethics (1677), Homo liber de nulla re minus, quam de morte cogitat, et ejus sapientia non mortis, sed vitae meditatio est. Part IV, Prop. LXVII
— Ralph Waldo Emerson American philosopher, essayist, and poet 1803 - 1882
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919), Wood-notes
— Periyar E. V. Ramasamy Tamil politician and social reformer 1879 - 1973
Rationalism, Quoted in Collected works of Thanthai Periyar E.V. Ramasami [sic http://books.google.co.in/books?id=edx4AAAAIAAJ, Volumes 1-11], p. 49.
— Christian Morgenstern German author 1871 - 1914
„The simplest questions are the most profound.
Where were you born?
Where is your home?
Where are you going?
What are you doing?
Think about these once in awhile, and watch your answers change.“
— Richard Bach American spiritual writer 1936
Illusions : The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah (1977)
„Wisdom is not communicable. The wisdom which a wise man tries to communicate always sounds foolish… Knowledge can be communicated, but not wisdom.“
— Hermann Hesse German writer 1877 - 1962
Siddhartha (1922), Context: Wisdom is not communicable. The wisdom which a wise man tries to communicate always sounds foolish... Knowledge can be communicated, but not wisdom. One can find it, live it, do wonders through it, but one cannot communicate and teach it.
— Francis of Assisi Catholic saint and founder of the Franciscan Order 1182 - 1226
Context: Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance. Where there is patience and humility, there is neither anger nor vexation. Where there is poverty and joy, there is neither greed nor avarice. Where there is peace and meditation, there is neither anxiety nor doubt. The Counsels of the Holy Father St. Francis, Admonition 27.