"The life that is unexamined is not worth living." [Plato]
know the name of a thing when the thing itself you do not know?
Whose work is it but your own to open your eyes?
But indeed, the work of the universe is to make such a fool of you that you will know yourself for one, and so begin to be wise!"
-- George MacDonald, Lilith, 1895
"Our teachers give us things to remember until we have an opportunity to learn them."
Compare not yourself with anybody else lest you spoil God's curriculum."
-- Baal Shem Tov
"I've developed a new philosophy — I only dread one day at a time."
-- Charlie Brown