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All writings, both of secular and of divine wisdom, yield instruction when effort is applied. Olympiodorus (500)

Date added: 09/25/2011
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"True prudence is the knowledge of what to do and what not to do. One who possesses it never refrains from virtuous works and is never pierced by the deadly arrow of vice. Thus, he who understands words of prudence knows the difference what is insidious, structured for deception and what reminds us quietly about the best way to live life. "

- Basil The Great

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"If you persist in trying to attain what is never attained (It is Tao's Gift!), If you persist in making effort to obtain what effort cannot get, If you persist in reasoning about what cannot be understood, You will be destroyed by the very thing you seek. To know when to stop, To know when you can get no further by your own action, This is the right beginning! "

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