Mike Sigman wrote:
When you are deluded and full of doubt, even a thousand books of scripture are not enough.
When you have realized understanding, even one word is too much.
It's one thing to debate perspectives of strong ideas; it is another thing to never get to the ideas but to only argue the alphabet with which they're written.
At one time, a pertinent quotation was a measure of a good education. These days it may merely demonstrate a good browser. Still, the wisdom is there, whatever the facility that brings it out.
Niels Bohr said that the opposite of a small truth is false -- the opposite of a great truth is also true.
It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows. ~ Epictetus