About Knowledge

About Knowledge

The words of the prophets are written on the subway’s wall.

Simon and Garfunkel the Sound of Silence

Dialectical thought attains the concreteness which links the structure of thoughts to that of reality.

Herbert Marcuse

Thinking small does not deliver big

A FAO civil servant from Mali

To comprehend what is, this is the task of philosophy

Philosophy too is its own time apprehended in thoughts

George Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

I had a great experience but not as theoretical knowledge. Poetry started pouring out of my heart while I was not at all a good student of languages. The innate knowledge came through innate experience.

Babamama Salve

Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes

Ralph Waldo Emerson

 If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail

Abraham Maslow

So philosophy too is its own time apprehended in thoughts

G W F Hegel    the Philosophy of  Right

What, then, do you mean, by the assertion that this proposition is true?

Albert Einstein

The boy was beginning to understand that intuition is really a sudden immersion of the soul into the universal current of life, where the histories of all people are connected, and we are able to know everything, because its all written there.

Paolo Coelho

We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when adults are afraid of the light.


Il est sans doute assez vain de chercher à tracer des frontières immuables entre tel groupe de notions considérées comme seules scientifiques et tel autre qui serait réservé à la philosophie.

Jean Piaget

What we observe is not nature itself but nature exposed to our method of questioning

Fritjof Capra

Ah Maitreyi, , my beloved, the Intelligence which reveals all- by what shall it be revealed? By whom shall the knower be known?

Brihhadaranyaka Upanishad

He who thinks that he knows, knows not.

Kena Upanishad

Then who are the true philosophers? He asked

“Those who love to see the truth”.

Plato The Republic

Mein Liebchen, wer darf sagen:

Ich glaub’an Gott?

Magst Priester oder weise fragen,

Und ihre Antwort scheint nur Spott

Über den Frager zu sein

Goethe Faust

The idea that nothing is true except what we comprehend is ridiculous.

Winston Churchill

What men want is not knowledge, but certainty.

Bertrand Russel

2008 :

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.

Serenity prayer Alcoholic Anonymous

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