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    Our vulnerability [to ressentiment] is unavoidable (and probably incurable) in a kind of society in which relative equality of political and other rights and formally acknowledged social equality go hand in hand with enormous differences in genuine power, possessions and education; a society in which everyone "has the right" to consider himself equal to everybody else, while in fact being unequal to them.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    Mujib [Rahman] talks at random, depending on his mood and the disorders of his sick mind.
    — Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
    tags: mind  mood 
     
    A reflective, contented mind is the best possession.
    — Zoroaster
    tags: mind 
     
    For a thinking man is where Wisdom is at home.
    — Zoroaster
    tags: men  thinking  wisdom 
     
    Ability in a man is knowledge which emanates from divine light
    — Zoroaster
    tags: men  divine 
     
    I think my knowledge of music theory is rooted in jazz theory, and a lot of the writers of standards - Rodgers and Hart, and Gershwin.
    — Zooey Deschanel
    tags: music  standard 
     
    Nothing could be as hard as middle school.
    — Zooey Deschanel
    tags: school 
     
    I like to learn things slow, I like learning alot, I like to get it all again and in the end, You know you get what you got...
    — Zooey Deschanel
    tags: learn  learning 
     
    Most of my music theory knowledge is based on piano. But I write on guitar a lot, too. I'm not a great guitar player by any means. I'm not a great instrumentalist. I play piano on stage. I don't play guitar on stage, but I use it to write quite a lot.
    — Zooey Deschanel
    tags: music  write 
     
    All it takes for generosity to flow is awareness. By actively pursuing awareness and knowledge, we can make choices that cause less harm and greater good to others in the global community of our shared earth.
    — Zoe Weil
    tags: choice  earth  community 
     
    To be seen and to be respected for my work and acknowledged as a true American Latina... means a lot to me.
    — Zoe Saldana
    tags: work  true  american 
     
    The Administration has made critical mistakes and errors in judgment leading up to the war in Iraq. The President refuses to acknowledge these mistakes, and thus, no corrective action has been taken to prevent these problems from happening again.
    — Zoe Lofgren
    tags: action  mistakes  problem  war 
     
    I'm a big lipstick girl- I'm old school that way.
    — Zoe Lister-Jones
    tags: school 
     
    I've always been a writer, and in high school, I was the editor of my school newspaper and I got a writing scholarship. It's always been a passion of mine.
    — Zoe Lister-Jones
    tags: school  writing  passion 
     
    I'm always learning. I can't imagine doing anything else.
    — Zoe Leonard
    tags: learning  imagine 
     
    What I've always liked about photography is that it's such a direct way of showing what's on my mind. I see something. I show it to you.
    — Zoe Leonard
    tags: mind  photography 
     
    When I would get close on a part but wouldn't get it, I would be like, "They made a mistake," which is not how I think about things now. I both admire it and I'm grateful for the modicum of health, knowledge, and humility that I have acquired over the last 10 or 15 years.
    — Zoe Kazan
    tags: health  humility  year 
     
    I've always appreciated great acting performances, but I've even learned to appreciate not so great ones 'cause it's hard.
    — Zoe Bell
    tags: appreciate 
     
    There is no great; there is no small; in the mind that causeth all
    — Zitkala-Sa
    tags: mind 
     
    Education is not simply to learn to read and write. It's emancipation. It makes you free.
    — Ziauddin Yousafzai
    tags: education  learn  write  read 
     
    Only idiots get bored when we've all got handheld devices containing infinite knowledge at our fingertips.
    — Ziad K. Abdelnour
    tags: idiot 
     
    Never accept conventional wisdom when it comes to finance. If others keep failing, why do you want to follow them?
    — Ziad K. Abdelnour
    tags: wisdom 
     
    Earning an education is not the same as gaining a skill set.
    — Ziad K. Abdelnour
    tags: education 
     
    To overcome the intelligent by folly is contrary to the natural order of things; to overcome the foolish by intelligence is in accord with the natural order. To overcome the intelligent by intelligence, however, is a matter of opportunity.
    — Zhuge Liang
    There is no greater weapon than a prepared mind.
    — Zhuge Liang
    tags: mind 
     
    If you have insight, you use your inner eye, your inner ear, to pierce to the heart of things, and have no need of intellectual knowledge.
    — Zhuangzi
    tags: heart  eyes  insight 
     
    Let your mind wander in the pure and simple. Be one with the infinite. Let all things take their course.
    — Zhuangzi
    tags: mind 
     
    Great knowledge is universal. Small knowledge is limited. Great words are inspiring; small words are chatter.
    — Zhuangzi
    Cherish that which is in you and shut out that which is without, for much knowledge is a curse.
    — Zhuangzi
    Great knowledge sees all in one. Small knowledge breaks down into the many.
    — Zhuangzi
    The mind remains undetermined in the great Void. Here the highest knowledge is unbounded. That which gives things their thusness cannot be delimited by things. So when we speak of 'limits', we remain confined to limited things. The limit of the unlimited is called 'fullness.' The limitlessness of the limited is called 'emptiness.' Tao is the source of both. But it is itself neither fullness nor emptiness
    — Zhuangzi
    tags: mind 
     
    To be truly ignorant, be content with your own knowledge.
    — Zhuangzi
    The perfect man employs his mind as a mirror.
    — Zhuangzi
    tags: men  mind 
     
    Men honor what lies within the sphere of their knowledge, but do not realize how dependent they are on what lies beyond it.
    — Zhuangzi
    tags: men  lies  honor 
     
    For we can only know that we know nothing, and a little knowledge is a dangerous thing.
    — Zhuangzi
    tags: dangerous 
     
    People value that part of knowledge which is known. They do not know how to avail themselves of the Unknown in order to reach knowledge. Is this not misguided?
    — Zhuangzi
    tags: people  value 
     
    The knowledge of the ancients reached the highest point-the time before anything existed. This is the highest point. It is exhaustive. There is no adding to it.
    — Zhuangzi
    tags: time 
     
    That knowledge which stops at what it does not know, is the highest knowledge.
    — Zhuangzi
    I tend to think that knowledge is preceded by power instead of the other way around.
    — Zephyr Teachout
    tags: power 
     
    To be in the mind and to be known are the same thing: in this domain esse est percipi.
    — Zeno Vendler
    tags: mind 
     
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