The Book of Wisdom

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The Book of Wisdom

Postby Tripz » Fri Feb 08, 2008 2:25 am

" He is not wise who from his reading draws

Nothing but floods of useless erudition.

For all his learning, life's mysterious laws

Are a closed book beyond his comprehension.

He who acquires a through textbook grounding

In Botany, won't hear the grass that grows.

Nor will he ever teach true understanding

Who tells you all the dogma that he knows.

Oh, no! The germ lies hid in man's own heart.

Who seeks the art of life must look within.

Burning the midnight oil will not impart

The secret of emotion's discipline.

The man is lost who hears his own heart's voice

And spurns it, wifully misapprehending.

Of all your words so noble and so wise

The most profound is human understanding."

TRUTH & JUSTICE
"IL FAUT MENTIR POUR ETRE VRAI"
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Re: The Book of Wisdom

Postby karmaera » Mon Feb 11, 2008 5:55 am

Words of wisdom from Frederich Engels.

He wrote it in jest of the Stadtbote...

Nice piece.
Thanks, Tripz
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