Unity itself and the idea of Unity are already two.- The Buddha Uncertainty that comes from knowledge(knowing what you don't know)is different from uncertainty coming from ignorance.- Isaac Asimov The water in a vessel is sparkling;the water in the sea is dark. Le Guin Ordinary people seem not to realizethat those who really apply themselvesin the right way to philosophyare directly and of their own accordpreparing themselves for dying and death.- Socrates The final delusion is the beliefthat one has lost all delusions.- Maurice Chapelain We shall see but a little way ifwe require to understand what we see.- Henry David Thoreau We occasionally stumble over the truthbut most of us pick ourselves up andhurry off as if nothing had happened.- Winston Churchill The most important things in lifeare seldom the most obvious.- Jonathan Lockwood Huie The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next.- Helen Keller To know everything is to know nothing,but to know nothing is to know everything.- Confucius The Lessons of the Book of Life are Writ Small in its Margins.- Jonathan Lockwood Huie"Begin at the beginning," the King said, very gravely,"and go on till you come to the end: then stop."- Lewis Carroll The way lies in softness and patience,as the softest water cuts through the hardest rock.- Jonathan Lockwood Huie When you are offended at any man's fault,turn to yourself and study your own failings.
The small truth has words which are clear;the great truth has great silence.- Rabindranath Tagore The Four Agreements1. Then you will forget your anger.- Epictetus All truth passes through three stages: First, it is ridiculed; Second, it is violently opposed; Third, it is accepted as self-evident.- Arthur Schopenhauer We should not moor a ship with one anchor,or our life with one hope.- Epictetus I say beware of all enterprises that require new clothes,and not rather a new wearer of clothes.- Henry David Thoreau I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun more.- Anonymous When you keep getting the wrong answers,try asking better questions.- Jonathan Lockwood Huie The more I see, the less I know for sure.- John Lennon When we remember we are all mad,the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.- Mark Twain I was taught that the way of progressis neither swift nor easy.- Marie Curie If an opinion contrary to your own makes you angry,that is a sign that you are subconsciously awareof having no good reason for thinking as you do.- Bertrand Russell The farther backward you can look,the farther forward you can see.- Winston Churchill The key to growth is the introduction ofhigher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness.- Lao Tzu When we have arrived at the question,the answer is already near.- Ralph Waldo Emerson A sense of humor... Joy in one's heart and some laughter on one's lipsis a sign that the person down deephas a pretty good grasp of life.- Hugh Sidey Without deep reflection,one knows from daily lifethat one exists for other people.- Albert Einstein When virtue is lost, benevolence appears,when benevolence is lost right conduct appears,when right conduct is lost, expedience appears.
I find their intimidating aura shrinks when you just have more experience with them.
You get used to them, start to see them as normal people, and learn firsthand that they have flaws and quirks and insecurities like everyone else.
Strength of character is what characterizes a real man and eventually, success does dance at his feet some day.
They may be really outgoing as well, which can add in all the problems from the point above.
"Being thus prepared for us in all ways, and made beautiful, and good for food, and for building, and for instruments of our hands, this race of plants, deserving boundless affection and admiration from us, becomes, in proportion to their obtaining it, a nearly perfect test of our being in right temper of mind and way of life; so that no one can be far wrong in either who loves trees enough, and everyone is assuredly wrong in both who does not love them, if his life has brought them in his way." "The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way.
Some see Nature all ridicule and deformity, and some scarce see Nature at all.
Frailty is the word linked with a woman while mental and physical toughness is linked with men.
A real man is powerful and internally and keeps a lid on his emotions.