Wise Quotes, Wisdom Sayings - Page 5
Tomorrow I will live, the fool does say: today it self’s too late; the wise lived yesterday.
That knowledge which remains only on your tongue is very superficial. The intrinsic value of knowledge is that you act upon it.
- Hazrat Ali
However long the night, the dawn will break.
– Hausa proverb
Without a rich heart, wealth is an ugly beggar.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise.
- H. G. Wells
To sensible men, every day is a day of reckoning.
- John W. Gardner
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.
- Jimmy Johnson
Be wary of the man who urges an action in which he himself incurs no risk.
- Joaquin de Setanti
You’ve got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your grandfather was.
- Irish Proverb
There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.
- Peter F. Drucker
A problem well stated is a problem half solved.
- Charles Franklin Kettering
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors.
- Jim Morrison
For there is nothing either good or bad, thinking makes it so.
- William Shakespeare
We must have strong minds, ready to accept facts as they are.
- Harry S Truman
The secret of success is sincerity. Once you can fake that you’ve got it made.
- Jean Giraudoux
When dealing with the insane, the best method is to pretend to be sane.
- Hermann Hesse
It is time I stepped aside for a less experienced and less able man.
- Scott Elledge
We should always pray for help, but we should always listen for inspiration and impression to proceed in ways different from those we may have thought of.
- John H. Groberg
One’s first step in wisdom is to question everything and one’s last is to come to terms with everything.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg
He only profits from praise who values criticism.
- Heinrich Heine
When you come upon a path that brings benefit and happiness to all, follow this course as the moon journeys through the stars.
There is no terror in a bang, only in the anticipation of it.
- Alfred Hitchcock
You’re not obligated to win. You’re obligated to keep trying to do the best you can every day.
- Marian Wright Edelman
For the resolute and determined there is time and opportunity.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud.
If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn’t thinking.
- General George S. Patton
Tell me and I will forget. Show me and I may remember. Involve me and I will understand.
- Chinese proverb
Violence of the tongue is very real- sharper than any knife.
- Mother Teresa
This is the gist of what I know: Give advice and buy a foe.
- Phyllis McGinley
Man stands in his own shadow and wonders why it’s dark.
- Zen Proverb
Let your heart guide you. It whispers, so listen carefully.
A man may be so much of everything that he is nothing of anything.
- Samuel Johnson
One may understand the cosmos, but never the ego; the self is more distant than any star.
- G.K. Chesterton
The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of nonessentials.
- Lin Yutang
Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn’t people feel as free to delight in whatever remains to them?
- Rose F. Kennedy
It doesn’t work to leap a twenty foot chasm in two ten foot jumps.
- American proverb
Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
Change your thoughts and you change your world !
- Vincent Peale
Wisdom tends to grow in proportion to one’s awareness of one’s ignorance.
- Anthony Mello
Concentration is the ability to think about absolutely nothing when it is absolutely necessary.
- Ray Knight