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Wisdom Quotes

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«Two wrongs don't make a right, but don't three lefts make a right? Two wrongs don't make a right, but don't two negatives make a positive?» — Andrew Clements
«Whoever lost the truth has lost him/her self.» — Sorin Cerin
«Night is certainly more novel and less profane than day.» — Henry David Thoreau
«Books! tis a dull and endless strife: Come, hear the woodland linnet, How sweet his music! on my life, There's more of wisdom in it.» — William Wordsworth
«Books loved anyone who opened them, they gave you secruity and friendship and didn't ask for anything in return; they never went away, never, not even when you treated them badly.» — Cornelia Funke
«The topic of compassion is not at all religious business; it is important to know it is human business, it is a question of human survival.» — Dalai Lama XIV
«Wisdom... is often an abstraction associated not with fact or reality but with the man who asserts it and the manner of its assertion.» — John Kenneth Galbraith
«No man, proclaimed Donne, is an Island, and he was wrong. If we were not islands, we would be lost, drowned in each other's tragedies.» — Neil Gaiman
«Love starts with a smile, grows with a kiss, and ends weith a tear» — Evelyn O Shih
«Time flows away like the water in the river.» — Confucius
«To be is the greatest paradox of life facing death.» — Sorin Cerin
«If you're not careful you might end up where you're going!» — Performance Appraisal and Human Development: A Practical Guide t
«If people let the government decide what foods they eat and what medicines they take, their bodies will soon be in as a sorry state as the souls who live under tyranny.» — Thomas Jefferson
«It doesn't matter if the water is cold or warm if you're going to have to wade through it anyway.» — Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
«The more credit you give away, the more will come back to you. The more you help others, the more they will want to help you.» — Brian Tracy
«No one can surely know what knowledge is without the presence of truth.» — Sorin Cerin
«Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally» — Abraham Lincoln
«The absolute truth is one for an infinity of possible relative truths which lie.» — Sorin Cerin
«Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.» — Mawlana Jalal-al-Din Rumi
«In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.» — Mark Twain
«In seeking wisdom thou art wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it - thou art a fool.» — Philip Dormer Stanhope
«Mistakes are the growing pains of wisdom.» — William Jordan
«No one believes a liar even when he tells the truth» — Aesop
«It is always wise to look ahead, but difficult to look further than you can see.» — Winston Churchill
«Don't kill me because I'm gay, pray for me for it is God who created me.» — Criss Tareyton
«We are beings only in the extent of Our Life's Illusion.» — Sorin Cerin
«Without the absolute truth, to know the truth value of our own existence is beyond our strengths/limits/possibilities.» — Sorin Cerin
«Grown people know that they do not always know the way of things, and even if they think they know, they do not know where and how they got the proof.» — Zora Neale Hurston
«They can't tell so much about you if you got your eyes closed.» — Ken Kesey
«When Ignorance lurks, so too do the frontiers of discovery and imagination» — Neil deGrasse Tyson
«... wisdom comes to us when it can no longer do any good.» — Gabriel García Márquez
«May you live every day of your life.» — Jonathan Swift
«Travel brings wisdom only to the wise. It renders the ignorant more ignorant than ever.» — Joe Abercrombie
«Knowledge can be communicated, but not wisdom. One can find it, live it, be fortified by it, do wonders through it, but one cannot communicate and teach it.» — Hermann Hesse
«Nowadays most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets are one's mistakes.» — Oscar Wilde
«Love is the wisdom of the fool and the folly of the wise.» — Samuel Johnson
«Criticism is something we can avoid easily by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.» — Aristotle
«Obstacles are those frightening things you see when you take you eyes off your goal.» — Henry James
«You can't conceive, my child, nor can I or anyone, the appalling strangeness of the mercy of God.» — Graham Greene
«Wisdom is justified by all her children. Luke 7:35» — Various
«A man without words is a man without thought.» — John Steinbeck
«Angry people are not always wise.» — Jane Austen
«Turn your wounds into wisdom.» — Oprah Winfrey
«Once the writer in every individual comes to life (and that time is not far off), we are in for an age of universal deafness and lack of understanding. [published in 1979]» — Milan Kundera
«No matter what you do, someone always knew you would.» — Ami McKay
«The world is 3 days: As for yesterday, it has vanished along with all that was in it. As for tomorrow, you may never see it. As for today, it is yours, so work on it.» — Hasan Al-Basri
«You think money can solve any problem, but all it s good for is buying the things it can, and leaving you free to pursue the things it can't.» — Ann Herendeen
«Peace is not happenstance. It is a living fire that must be fed constantly. It must be tended to with vigilance, else it dies out.» — Libba Bray
«Never complain, never explain. Resist the temptation to defend yourself or make excuses.» — Brian Tracy
«Our entire life worth's less than one moment of the absolute's truth vanity.» — Sorin Cerin
«I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren't trying to teach us. We are formed by little scraps of wisdom.» — Umberto Eco
«If you rest, you rust.» — Helen Hayes
«He who acts, spoils; he who grasps, lets slip.» — Laozi
«If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles.» — Benjamin Franklin
«No mortal man has ever served at the same time his passions and his best interests.» — Sallust
«Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.» — Aristotle
«They [Nazi captors]had more liberty, more options to choose from in their environment; but he [Viktor Frankl] had more freedom, more internal power to exercise his options.» — Stephen R. Covey
«There's a divinity that shapes our ends, Rough-hew them how we will--- V.ii.10» — William Shakespeare
«When something seems wrong in your life, the only way to have resolution with it is to let it go. Trying to make it right keeps it wrong.» — Beth Johnson
«7 Whoever cannot seek the unforeseen sees nothing for the known way is an impasse. (translated by Brooks Haxton)» — Heraclitus
«It's not the daily increase but daily decrease. Hack away at the unessential.» — Bruce Lee
«So wise so young, they say, do never live long.» — William Shakespeare
«Non-violence, which is the quality of the heart, cannot come by an appeal to the brain.» — Mahatma Gandhi
«The one thing I do remember is that as I retraced my steps through all the familiar streets of my life, Inow felt completely lost.» — Carolyn Mackler
«We should all have the freedom to die with majesty in an unworthy life which was subjected to sin and vanity.» — Sorin Cerin
«...the holy men sat in an atmosphere reeking of antiquity, so thick with the dust of ages that you can't see through it --nor can they.» — Gertrude Bell
«Because some things are never meant to be anything more than a moment. And that was one of them.» — Kevin Brooks
«Remember God in prosperity, and He will remember you in adversity» — Muhammad Ibn Abdullah
«Life doesn't make any sense, and we all pretend it does. Comedy's job is to point out that it doesn't make sense, and that it doesn't make much difference anyway.» — Eric Idle
«Wisdom with an inheritance is good, but wisdom without an inheritance is better than an inheritance without wisdom.» — Anne Bradstreet
«Honesty is the first chapter of the book wisdom.» — Thomas Jefferson
«All teachings are mere references. The true experience is living your own life. Then, even the holiest of words are only words.» — Deng Ming- Dao
«Magic is always impossible, said the magician. It begins with the impossible and ends with the impossible and is impossible in between. That is why it is magic» — Kate DiCamillo
«Many have died; you also will die. The drum of death is being beaten. The world has fallen in love with a dream. Only sayings of the wise will remain.» — Kabir
«You'd be surprised how easy some things can be, things you never thought you'd do, when you take self-restpect out of the equation.» — Sarah Addison Allen
«I have come to the conclusion never again to think of marrying, and for this reason, I can never be satisfied with anyone who would be blockhead enough to have me.» — Abraham Lincoln
«An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.» — Benjamin Franklin
«Give a man a fish, and you'll feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and he'll buy a funny hat. Talk to a hungry man about fish, and you're a consultant.» — Scott Adams
«A wise person does at once, what a fool does at last. Both do the same thing; only at different times.» — John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton
«Hold fast to dreams, For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird, That cannot fly.» — Langston Hughes
«People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.» — Jean-Jacques Rousseau
«No, that is the great fallacy; the wisdom of old men. They do not grow wise. They grow careful.» — Ernest Hemingway
«A man in love is incomplete until he has married. Then he's finished.» — Zsa Zsa Gabor
«Wisdom is having things right in your life and knowing why.» — William Edgar Stafford
«Anger exceeding limits causes fear and excessive kindness eliminates respect.» — Euripides
«How many people you bless is how you measure success» — Rick Ross
«I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances, Be more active, Show up more often.» — Brian Tracy
«In wisdom gathered over time I have found that every experience is a form of exploration.» — Ansel Adams
«Affliction is often that thing which prepares an ordinary person for some sort of an extraordinary destiny.» — C.S. Lewis
«To know when to be generous and when firm-that is wisdom.» — Edith Wharton
«Childbirth is normal until proven otherwise.» — Peggy Vincent
«The way you give your name to others is a measure of how much you like and respect yourself.» — Brian Tracy
«There is no escape we pay for the violence of our ancestors. --from The Collected Sayings of Muad'Dib by the Princess Irulan» — Frank Herbert
«There's a thin line between genius and bottom-barrel stupidness. I hover delicately on a tightrope between the two, wondering where I'll land if I'll ever fall.» — Suzanne Crowley
«Wisdom is knowing what to do next; Skill is knowing how ot do it, and Virtue is doing it.» — David Starr Jordan
«Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.» — Socrates
«If one tries to navigate unknown waters one runs the risk of shipwreck» — Albert Einstein
«Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.» — Arthur Schopenhauer
«A man's life is dyed the color of his imagination.» — Marcus Aurelius
«You cannot teach a man anything: you can only find it within yourself.» — Galileo Galilei
«Having children makes you no more a parent than having a piano makes you a pianist.» — Michael Levine
«To invent your own life's meaning is not easy, but it's still allowed, and I think you'll be happier for the trouble.» — Bill Watterson
«learn from the past live in the present plan for the future» — Audrey Farrell
«Always choose the future over the past. What do we do now?» — Brian Tracy
«Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling.» — Carl Gustav Jung
«No man is poor who has a Godly mother.» — Abraham Lincoln
«In the long run, what people think about shepherds and bakers becomes more important for them than their own Personal Legends.» — Paulo Coelho
«Is there a difference between happiness and inner peace? Yes. Happiness depends on conditions being perceived as positive; inner peace does not.» — Eckhart Tolle
«I am so wise I had my mouth sewn shut.» — John Berryman
«Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth.» — Ludwig Börne
«I do not know everything; still many things I understand.» — Madeleine L'Engle
«19 Wisdom is the oneness of mind that guides and permeated all things. (translated by Brooks Haxton)» — Heraclitus
«How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!» — Homer
«To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.» — Marilyn Vos Savant
«He who stands for nothing will fall for anything.» — Alexander Hamilton
«The only real limitation on your abilities is the level of your desires. If you want it badly enough, there are no limits on what you can achieve.» — Brian Tracy
«The best index to a person's character is how he treats people who can't do him any good, and how he treats people who can't fight back.» — Abigail Van Buren
«I am not the river I am the net. -attributed to Tolstoy in Chapterhouse Dune» — Frank Herbert
«I've come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.» — Anthony Robbins
«Fame is a vapor, popularity is an accident, riches take wings, those who cheer today may curse tomorrow and only one thing endures - character.» — Harry S. Truman
«We make Idols of our concepts, but Wisdom is born of wonder» — St. Gregory the Great
«The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook.» — William James
«I am in the world to change the world» — Käthe Kollwitz
«Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.» — Alfred Lord Tennyson
«Every intelligent individual wants to know what makes him tick, and yet is at once fascinated and frustrated by the fact that oneself is the most difficult of all things to know.» — Alan Wilson Watts
«We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools.» — Martin Luther King Jr.
«I always cheer up immensely if an attack is particularly wounding because I think, well, if they attack one personally, it means they have not a single political argument left.» — Margaret Thatcher
«If you dwell in the darkness, you can see in the dark and look into the light. But in choosing the darkness, you know you are destined to walk alone.» — Colin Bateman
«The rule of the universe is that others can do for us what we cannot do for ourselves, and one can paddle every canoe except one's own.» — C.S. Lewis
«It is not what he has, nor even what he does, which directly expresses the worth of a man, but what he is.» — Henri Frederic Amiel
«Even the best inborn potentialities for achievement do not render unnecessary patient and persistent practice.» — Ralph Alfred Habas
«They say that patriotism is the last refuge to which a scoundrel clings steal a little and they throw you in jail. Steal a lot and then they make you king.» — Bob Dylan
«It is wise to direct your anger towards problems -- not people; to focus your energies on answers -- not excuses.» — William Arthur Ward
«Never question another man's motive. His wisdom, yes, but not his motives.» — Dwight D. Eisenhower
«You don't trade in the devil you know for the one you don't know.» — Ann Rinaldi
«May your feet ever walk in the light of two suns... and may the moonshadow never fall on you...» — Robert Fanney
«A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.» — William James
«The more you seek security, the less of it you have. But the more you seek opportunity, the more likely it is that you will achieve the security that you desire.» — Brian Tracy
«I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior.» — Hippolyte A. Taine
«The confidence essential to effective habit-making comes as a rule from knowledge of previous and related successes.» — Ralph Alfred Habas
«A desire not to butt into other people's business is at least eighty percent of all human wisdom.» — Robert A. Heinlein
«Life-the way it really is-is a battle not between good and bad, but between bad and worse» — Joseph Brodsky
«Wisdom most of the time takes form of advice.» — Veda Catherine Storey
«Sure, it was your idea and your fly, but he caught the big fish. Remember, fairness is a human idea largely unknown in nature.» — John Gierach
«Trees are poems the earth writes upon the sky, We fell them down and turn them into paper, That we may record our emptiness.» — Gibran Khalil Gibran
«Life is not long, and too much of it must not pass in idle deliberation how it shall be spent.» — Samuel Johnson
«Success equals goals; all else is commentary.» — Brian Tracy
«Believing in what you don't know is as true as believing in what you know as long as your life is just an illusion.» — Sorin Cerin
«Don't go looking for boys in the dark They will say pretty things then leave you with scars. Do go looking for boys in the park For that is where the true gentlemen are.» — Anna Godbersen
«It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don't keep your feet, there's no knowing where you might be swept off to.» — J.R.R. Tolkien
«Mirrors that hide nothing hurt me. But this is the hurt of purging and precious renewal - and these are the mirrors of dangerous grace.» — Walter Wangerin Jr.
«If you're going to hit a car, try to be sure that it's not a cop car» — Judy Gold
«When you love you give meaning to this world.» — Sorin Cerin
«When it is not in our power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is most probable.» — René Descartes
«If we deny the thirst of love, we stand to lose the last known address of the stranger whithin us.» — Sorin Cerin
«A statement made from the heart has an aroma, it has lights, it has earth and sun and moon. It is colorful and it grasps the attention of those around you, like the sunset.» — Beth Johnson
«The way out is through the door. Why is it that no one will use this method?» — Confucius
«We can know only that we know nothing. And that is the highest degree of human wisdom.» — Leo Tolstoy
«We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.» — Joseph Campbell
«For this feeling of wonder shows that you are a philosopher, since wonder is the only beginning of philosophy.» — Plato
«The path to success is to take massive, determined action.» — Anthony Robbins
«Wisdom's Pearl doth often dwell Closed in Fancy's rainbow shell» — John Sterling
«The most excellent jihad (struggle) is that for the conquest of self.» — Muhammad Ibn Abdullah
«Knowledge is a Bed of Roses; for Every Beautiful Flower, there are a Dozen Thorns to Match» — Joshua Caleb
«We are certainly descendents of the sea for our tears are salted and when we shed them on the jowl of time, the sea that has always been within us flows on our face.» — Sorin Cerin
«It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf.» — Walter Lippmann
«The journey is what brings us happiness not the destination.» — Dan Millman
«Tis easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow it.» — Benjamin Franklin
«By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.» — Confucius
«To be beyond yourself is the gate to wisdom.» — Sorin Cerin
«What we have to learn, in both meditation and in life, is to be free of attachment to the good experiences, and free of aversion to the negative ones.» — Soygal Rinpoche
«Never, never, never give in!» — Winston S. Churchill
«Before, you are wise; after, you are wise. In between you are otherwise» — David Zindell
«It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.» — Aristotle
«Every minute you spend in planning saves 10 minutes in execution; this gives you a 1,000 percent Return on Energy!» — Brian Tracy
«People know what they do; frequently they know why they do what they do; but what they don't know is what what they do does.» — Michel Foucault
«We will never be more that we have been destined to be!» — Sorin Cerin
«It takes too much energy to be against something unless it's really important.» — Madeleine L'Engle
«Today the greatest single source of wealth is between your ears.» — Brian Tracy
«The ability to discipline yourself to delay gratification in the short term in order to enjoy greater rewards in the long term, is the indispensable prerequisite for success.» — Brian Tracy
«Guts are important. Your guts are what digest things. But it is your brains that tell you which things to swallow and which not to swallow.» — Austin Dacey
«Never let your sense of morals get in the way of doing what's right.» — Isaac Asimov
«Sanity calms, but madness is more interesting.» — John Russell
«[...] marriage is one thing, and love is another...You need to have a solid canvas; nobody stops you to weave the arabesques...» — André Maurois
«Excellence/Perfection is not a destination; it is a continuous journey that never ends.» — Brian Tracy
«Keep trying to do what is necessary, then what's possible and suddenly you're doing the impossible.» — Francis Of Assisi
«Perhaps the hardest lesson to learn is not to be attached to the results of your actions.» — Joan Borysenko
«A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.» — William Shakespeare
«We do learn and develop when we are exposed to those who are greater than we are. Perhaps this is the chief way we mature.» — Madeleine L'Engle
«The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind.» — Gibran Khalil Gibran
«It takes a lot of rehearsing for a man to be himself.» — William Saroyan
«Madame, all stories, if continued far enough, end in death, and he is no true-story teller who would keep that from you.» — Ernest Hemingway
«Water is the softest thing, yet it can penetrate mountains and earth. This shows clearly the principle of softness overcoming hardness.» — Laozi
«He who is more mindful of one, loses the love and the faith of both.» — Gibran Khalil Gibran
«I AM IGNORANT of absolute truth. But I am humble before my ignorance and therein lies my honor and my reward.» — Khalil Gibran
«The immature think that knowledge and action are different, but the wise see them as the same.» — Bhagavad Gita
«I will not deny but that the best apology against false accusers is silence and sufferance, and honest deeds set against dishonest words.» — John Milton
«A man is not called wise because he talks and talks again; but if he is peaceful, loving and fearless then he is in truth called wise.» — Siddhārtha Gautama
«Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise; seek what they sought.» — Basho
«Chance is perhaps the pseudonym of God when He did not want to sign.» — Anatole France
«There are no ordinary moments.» — Dan Millman
«Silence does not always mark wisdom.» — Samuel Taylor Coleridge
«Is there anyone that knows the absolute truth?» — Sorin Cerin
«The small wisdom is like water in a glass: clear, transparent, pure. The great wisdom is like the water in the sea: dark, mysterious, impenetrable.» — Rabindranath Tagore
«Experience teaches us that it is much easier to prevent an enemy from posting themselves than it is to dislodge them after they have got possession.» — George Washington
«Our ability to adapt is amazing. Our ability to change isn't quite as spectacular.» — Lisa Lutz
«It's always hard to lose somebody. It leaves a hole in you heart that never grows back.» — Kevin Brooks
«We are unable to envision death without the life within us which is full aware of it.» — Sorin Cerin
«Knowledge is marvelous, but wisdom is even better.» — Kay Redfield Jamison
«TO BE is life's dilemma while facing the eternity of death.» — Sorin Cerin
«They say you should know your limits and work within them. But how can you really know your limits unless you try to expand them?» — Jonathan Cainer
«The truth can only be absolute as any relativity may include the untruth towards the system of reference where it varies.» — Sorin Cerin
«A fool's paradise is a wise man's hell.» — Thomas Fuller
«... but treachery and violence are spears pointed at both ends...» — Emily Brontë
«In every bush lies a nest.» — Kensington Roth
«I will no longer mutilate and destroy myself in order to find a secret behind the ruins.» — Hermann Hesse
«You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.» — Colette
«That woman doesn't have the sense God gave a retarded flea.» — Nora Roberts
«If everything seems under control, you're not going fast enough.» — Mario Andretti
«The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.» — Paulo Coelho
«It is not that I'm so smart. But I stay with the questions much longer.» — Albert Einstein
«Courteous people learn courtesy from the discourteous» — Laura Fitzgerald
«Conceit spoils the finest genius.» — Louisa May Alcott
«…call a person wise when all his undertakings are free from anxiety about results.» — Bhagavad Gita
«Things are not always what they seem; the first appearance deceives many; the intelligence of a few perceives what has been carefully hidden.» — Phaedrus
«When there is a tendency to compartmentalize the spiritual and make it resident in a certain type of life only, the spiritual is apt gradually to be lost.» — Flannery O'Connor
«Music is ... A higher revelation than all Wisdom & Philosophy» — Ludwig van Beethoven
«Bitter your acts, bitter am I, Kindness your deeds, kindness am I, Pleasant and gentle, so you are, Fine honeyed lips and sweet talker.» — Mawlana Jalal-al-Din Rumi
«The fox has many tricks. The hedgehog has but one, but that is the best of all.» — Archilochus
«He who binds to himself a joy does the winged life destroy; but he who kisses the joy as it flies lives in eternity's sun rise.» — William Blake
«Never laugh at live dragons» — J.R.R. Tolkien
«True wisdom gives the only possible answer at any given moment, and that night, going back to bed was the only possible answer.» — Elizabeth Gilbert
«The simple things are also the most extraordinary things,and only the wise can see them.» — Paulo Coelho
«Getting divorced just because you don't love a man is almost as silly as getting married just because you do.» — Zsa Zsa Gabor
«A path is made by walking on it.» — Chuang Tzu
«Whatever you believe with feeling becomes your reality.» — Brian Tracy
«The worst thing: to give yourself away in exchange for not enough love.» — Joyce Carol Oates
«God is the supreme uncreated light of which Wisdom is born, but there was never a time when God's Wisdom did not exist.» — Merritt Y. Hughes
«A good traveler leaves no tracks. Good speech lacks fault-finding.» — Lao Tzu
«It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.» — François de La Rochefoucauld
«A little nonsense now and then, Is cherished by the wisest men.» — John August
«Develop the winning edge; small differences in your performance can lead to large differences in your results.» — Brian Tracy
«Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.» — Confucius
«Knowledge is merely brilliance in organization of ideas and not wisdom. The truly wise person goes beyond knowledge.» — Confucius
«Can you look without the voice in your head commenting, drawing conclusions, comparing, or trying to figure something out?» — Eckhart Tolle
«Happy are those who find fault with themselves instead of finding fault with others.» — Muhammad Ibn Abdullah
«Just because you're in a situation, doesn't mean you have to be that situation. You're not the situation you're in!» — K.M. Johnson
«90 Even a soul submerged in sleep is hard at work and helps make something of the world. (translated by Brooks Haxton)» — Heraclitus
«For Reason, ruling alone, is a force confining; and Passion, unattended, is a flame that burns to its own destruction.» — Gibran Khalil Gibran
«I almost think there is no wisdom comparable to that of exchanging what is called the realities of life for dreams» — Hugh Walpole
«Do not, under any circumstances, put this book down and turn on the teevee. The teevee debilitates our culture.» — Inga Muscio
«The devil knows more from experience than from being the devil» — Sandra Cisneros
«Life is a journey, Frannie darling," Feagan had once told me. "Choose well those with whom you travel." As always, I've followed Feagan's counsel.» — Lorraine Heath
«Earthlings went on being friendly, when they should have been thinking instead.» — Kurt Vonnegut
«If love goes too far, it turns into cruelty.» — Haruo Shirane
«There is a wisdom of the head, and... there is a wisdom of the heart.» — Charles Dickens
«He who speaks without an attentive ear is mute.» — Stephen King
«It is better to listen to a crow that lives in trees than to a learned man who lives only in ideas.» — Kate Horsley
«It doesn't matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.» — Brian Tracy
«Even strienght must bow to wisdom sometimes.» — Rick Riordan
«It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.» — Mahatma Gandhi
«Tell no man anything, for no man listens Yet hold thy lips ready to speak.» — Carl Sandburg
«Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense.» — Gertrude Stein
«There are occasions and causes, why and wherefore in all things.» — William Shakespeare
«People talk to old people like they're children.'Oh you're very old aren't you?' Yeah I'm old. I'm not stupid.» — Craig Ferguson
«It is a very sad thing that nowadays there is so little useless information.» — Oscar Wilde
«Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens» — Jimi Hendrix
«What has he found who has lost God? And what has he lost who has found God?» — Ibn 'Ata' Allah Al-Iskandari
«The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.» — Socrates
«Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely.» — Auguste Rodin
«What is grand is necessarily obscure to weak men. That which can be made explicit to the idiot is not worth my care.» — William Blake
«The act of taking the first step is what separates the winners from the losers.» — Brian Tracy
«After all Death is a Symbol that there was Life.» — Mario Benedetti
«Many's the man/ who thought himself wise/ but what he needed/ he did not know...» — Richard Wagner
«If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door» — Milton Berle
«when man determined to destroy himself he picked the was of shall and finding only why smashed it into because.» — e.e. cummings
«The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing.» — Isaiah Berlin
«Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.» — Groucho Marx
«It don't do you no nevermind to tell nobody nothing.» — Thomas McGuane
«Let the fear of danger be a spur to prevent it; he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger.» — Francis Quarles
«The most wonderful and the strongest things in the world, you know, are just the things which no one can see.» — Charles Kingsley
«My dad always says, some people will treat you badly and you can't help that. But how you handle it and how it makes you feel, that's up to you.» — Elise Broach
«Wisdom is knowing I am nothing, Love is knowing I am everything, and between the two my life moves.» — Nisargadatta Maharaj
«We are here and it is now. Further than that, all knowledge is moonshine.» — H.L. Mencken
«There are three things all wise men fear: the sea in storm, a night with no moon, and the anger of a gentle man.» — Patrick Rothfuss
«Without the reader, there is no writer.» — Wil Zeus
«Your biggest opportunity probably lies under your own feet, in your current job, industry, education, experience or interests.» — Brian Tracy
«Morality is temporary, wisdom is permanent.» — Hunter S. Thompson
«The ethos of redemption is realied in self-mastery, by means of temperance, that is, continence of desires.» — Pope John Paul II (Karol Wojtyła)
«As a solid rock is not shaken by the wind, the wise are not moved by praise or blame.» — Siddhārtha Gautama
«The fates lead him who will; him who won't they drag.» — Joseph Campbell
«I think I've discovered the secret of life -- you just hang around until you get used to it.» — Charles M. Schulz
«If you don't feel it, flee from it. Go where you are celebrated, not merely tolerated.» — Paul F. Davis
«Nothing in this world is difficult, but thinking makes it seem so. Where there is true will, there is always a way.» — David Kherdian
«But goodness alone is never enough. A hard, cold wisdom is required for goodness to accomplish good. Goodness without wisdom always accomplishes evil.» — Robert A. Heinlein
«Ask not of things to shed their veils. Unveil yourselves, and things will be unveiled.» — Mikhail Naimy
«If you have a message that would be too difficult for adults to understand, write it for children.» — alexandra
«Wisdom does not make me full. It fills me with hunger.» — Noah Benshea
«To finish the moment, to find the journey's end in every step of the road, to live the greatest number of good hours, is wisdom.» — Ralph Waldo Emerson
«Where lowland is, that's where water goes. All medicine wants is pain to cure.» — Mawlana Jalal-al-Din Rumi
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