Sunday Quotes: Certain of Wisdom

“I shudder at the thought of a society ruled by people who are absolutely certain of their wisdom, by people to whom everything in the world is crystal clear, whose minds know no mystery, no uncertainty.

Awe enables us to perceive in the world intimations of the divine, to sense in small things the beginning of infinite significance, to sense the ultimate in the common and the simple; to feel in the rush of the passing the stillness of the eternal.

Knowledge is fostered by curiosity; wisdom is fostered by awe.”

Abraham Joshua Heschel

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