Wise Use of Knowledge

“Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting a particular way… you become just by performing just actions, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave actions.” 

Aristotle –Greek critic, philosopher, physicist, & zoologist (384 BC – 322 BC)

A mark of wisdom is understanding the need to put acquired knowledge into practice. We do not become wise by more reading, vigorous discussion, being open-minded and self-examination. These qualities are certainly helpful but unless we are willing to put into practice what we have learned our study is in vain.

There is a difference between knowledge and wisdom.

blessings,
bdl

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Posted on February 8, 2014, in Mindfulness and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Some of the greatest fools I’ve known were the most knowledgeable of people. Intelligence in the hands of a fool is like a gun in the hands of a two-year-old.

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