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A blind person who sees is better than a seeing person who is blind.      — Iranian (on wisdom)

A crown’s no cure for a headache.      — English (on basic truths)

A new broom sweeps clean but an old broom knows the corners.      — Virgin Islander (on friendship)

A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience.      — American (on proverbs)

A proverb is one man’s wit and all men’s wisdom.      — Lord John Russell (1792-1878)

All’s well that ends well.      — John Heywood (c.1497-1580)

Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.      — Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Deal with the faults of others as gently as your own.      — Chinese Proverb

Economy is the wealth of the poor and the wisdom of the rich.      — French (on thrift)

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Wise Words quotes and sayings

Be not angry that you cannot make others as you wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be. ~Thomas à Kempis, Imitation of Christ, c.1420

You’ve got a lot of choices. If getting out of bed in the morning is a chore and you’re not smiling on a regular basis, try another choice. ~Steven D. Woodhull, 1999 (U.S. geologist, b.1976)

What saves a man is to take a step. Then another step. It is always the same step, but you have to take it. ~Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Wind, Sand and Stars, 1939, translated from French by Lewis Galantière

Don’t wait for the Last Judgment. It happens every day. ~Albert Camus, The Fall, 1956

Remember, if you’re headed in the wrong direction, God allows U-turns! ~Allison Gappa Bottke

Anyone can carry his burden, however hard, until nightfall. Anyone can do his work, however hard, for one day. Anyone can live sweetly, patiently, lovingly, purely, till the sun goes down. And this is all life really means. ~Robert Louis Stevenson

If you don’t like how things are, change it! You’re not a tree. ~Jim Rohn

In what you say of another, apply the test of kindness, necessity and truth, and let nothing pass your lips without a 2/3 majority. ~Liz Armbruster
See everything; overlook a great deal; correct a little. ~Pope John XXIII

Give thanks for what you are now, and keep fighting for what you want to be tomorrow. ~Fernanda Miramontes-Landeros

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Even a fish wouldn’t get into trouble if it kept its mouth shut.      — Korean (on common sense)

Everything in moderation.      — unknown

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and he’ll eat forever.      — Chinese Proverb

He that respects himself is safe from others.      — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882)

He who flees at the right time can fight again.      — Marcus Trentius Varro (c.116-27 BC)

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.      — Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)

Health is better than wealth.      — unknown

In bad things be slow; in good things be fast.      — Afghan (on time and timeliness

Just because something is common sense doesn’t mean it’s common practice.      — unknown

Justice is truth in action.      — Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881)

#Anger quotes

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Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must. ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

You will turn over many a futile new leaf till you learn we must all write on scratched-out pages. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960

If you surrender to the wind, you can ride it. ~Toni Morrison

Never miss an opportunity to make others happy, even if you have to leave them alone in order to do it. ~Author Unknown

Do not confuse your vested interests with ethics. Do not identify the enemies of your privilege with the enemies of humanity. ~Max Lerner, Actions and Passions, 1949

The secret to happiness in your work is to find a job in which your neurosis is constructive. ~Jeanne LaMont, MD

Sometimes it’s more important to be human, than to have good taste. ~Brecht

Now that it’s all over, what did you really do yesterday that’s worth mentioning? ~Coleman Cox

Laziness will cause you pain. ~Slogan on T-shirt worn at the Vee Arnis Jitsu School of Self-Defense

[O]wning your burdens is half the battle. ~From the television show Scrubs

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Nature and wisdom never are at strife. Plutarch

It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves. Francois De La Rochefoucauld

The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook. William James

The first step in the acquisition of wisdom is silence, the second listening, the third memory, the fourth practice, the fifth teaching others. Solomon Ibn Gabriol

Wisdom is better than gold or silver. German Proverb

Years teach us more than books. Berthold Auerbach

It is best to learn wisdom by the experience of others. Latin Proverb

The wisdom of nations lies in their proverbs, which are brief and pithy. William Penn

The middle course is the best. Cleobulus

The wise man should be prepared for everything that does not lie within his control. Pythagoras

#Alone quotes

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Life is a journey, not a destination.  Cliff Nichols, acrafts@wf.net

Life is what you make it.  Grandma Moses (1860-1961)

Live and let live. Dutch Proverb

Lost time is never found again.  Ben Franklin (1706-1790)

Money buys everything but good sense. Yiddish (on money)

Nothing is impossible to the willing mind.  Books of the Han Dynasty

One head cannot hold all wisdom.  Maasai(East African)(on wisdom)

One should speak little with others and much with oneself. Danish (on the conduct of life)

Out of sight, out of mind.– unknown

Plan your life at New Year’s, your day at dawn.  Japanese (on planning)

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Wise Words Sayings

The only medicine for suffering, crime, and all the other woes of mankind, is wisdom. Thomas Huxley

A wise man learns by the mistakes of others, a fool by his own. Latin Proverb

Silence does not always mark wisdom. Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

Measure a thousand times and cut once. Turkish Proverb

The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials. Lin Yutang

No man was ever wise by chance. Seneca

He has not learned the lesson of life who does not every day surmount a fear. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the men of old; seek what they sought. Matsuo Basho

Learn to hold loosely all that is not eternal.A. Maude Royden

Not to know at large of things remote
From use, obscure and subtle, but to know
That which before us lies in daily life,
Is the prime wisdom.
John Milton

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Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go to sleep in peace. ~Victor Hugo

We have to live today by what truth we can get today and be ready tomorrow to call it falsehood. ~William James

You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him. ~Leo Aikman

In understanding freedom one understands also what discipline is…. Freedom and discipline go together, they are not two separate things…. Discipline does not mean suppression and control, nor is it adjustment to a pattern or an ideology; it means a mind that sees ‘what is’ and learns from ‘what is’. ~Jiddu Krishnamurti, “Freedom,” The Impossible Question, 1970 July 19th

Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty. ~Frank Herbert (1920–1986), Dune Chronicles

The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself; to be conquered by yourself is of all things most shameful and vile. ~Plato

Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win. ~Jonathan Kozel

Tough and funny and a little bit kind: that is as near to perfection as a human being can be. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic’s Notebook, 1966

I would not waste my life in friction when it could be turned into momentum. ~Frances Willard

Always when judging
Who people are,
Remember to footnote
The words “So far.”
~Robert Brault

#Birthday quotes

God grant me the serenity to accept the people I cannot change, the courage to change the one I can, and the wisdom to know it’s me. ~Author unknown, variation of an excerpt from “The Serenity Prayer” by Reinhold Neibuhr

A day is Eternity’s seed, and we are its Gardeners. ~Erika Harris, empathicwriter.com

People cannot go wrong, if you don’t let them. They cannot go right, unless you let them. ~Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles Hare, Guesses at Truth, by Two Brothers, 1827

Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It prevents moderation from acquiring the deadening effect of a habit. ~W. Somerset Maugham, The Summing Up, 1938

The vow that binds too strictly snaps itself. ~Alfred Lord Tennyson, “The Last Tournament,” Idylls of the King

I make the most of all that comes and the least of all that goes. ~Sara Teasdale, “The Philosopher”

If I had my life to live over, I’d have fewer meetings and more rendezvous. ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com

Every one should keep a mental wastepaper basket and the older he grows the more things he will consign to it — torn up to irrecoverable tatters. ~Samuel Butler

Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. ~Theodore Roosevelt

Whatever we worship, short of God, is sure to be our undoing. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960

Toss your dashed hopes not into a trash bin but into a drawer where you are likely to rummage some bright morning. ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com

I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don’t notice it…. People think pleasing God is all God care about. But any fool living in the world can see it always trying to please us back. ~Alice Walker, The Color Purple, 1982

#Family quotes

By associating with wise people you will become wise yourself. Menander

The seat of knowledge is in the head, of wisdom, in the heart. William Hazlitt

Of all parts of wisdom the practice is the best. John Tillotson

The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shore line of wonder. Ralph W. Sockman

The more a man knows, the more he forgives. Catherine the Great

A loving heart is the truest wisdom. Charles Dickens

One who understands much displays a greater simplicity of character than one who understands little. Alexander Chase

How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!Homer

The man of wisdom is never of two minds;
the man of benevolence never worries;
the man of courage is never afraid.
Confucius


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