Thursday, July 12, 2007

There are many here among us
Who feel that life is but a joke.

--from “All along the Watchtower” by Bob Dylan

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Light comes out of black.

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wis·dom (w¹z“d…m) n. 1. Understanding of what is true, right, or lasting; insight: “One cannot have wisdom without living life” (Dorothy McCall). 2. Common sense; good judgment: “It is a characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things” (Henry David Thoreau). 3.a. The sum of scholarly learning through the ages; knowledge: “In those homely sayings was couched the collective wisdom of generations” (Maya Angelou). b. Wise teachings of the ancient sages. 4. A wise outlook, plan, or course of action. 5. Wisdom. Bible. Wisdom of Solomon. [Middle English, from Old English wºsd½m. See weid- below.]

--American Heritage Dictionary

2 Comments:

At 3:56 PM, Blogger Andrew said...

Oh nooooo...

Credit where credit is due, please:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/All_Along_the_Watchtower

 
At 4:50 PM, Blogger Gerald Huml said...

Thanks for pointing that out, Andrew. I corrected my blog.

 

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