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Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.
The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark.
Blessed are those who give without remembering and take without forgetting.
It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.
If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there.
He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe.
It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it.
Wisdom begins in wonder.
A day of worry is more exhausting than a week of work.
You've got to go out on a limb sometimes because that's where the fruit is.
Be as you wish to seem.
One's philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes... and the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility.
Experience is not what happens to you; it's what you do with what happens to you.
People spend too much time finding other people to blame, too much energy finding excuses for not being what they are capable of being, and not enough energy putting themselves on the line, growing out of the past, and getting on with their lives.
J. Michael Straczynski
Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry, the philosophy which does not laugh and the greatness which does not bow before children.
The best way to destroy an enemy is to make him a friend.
My father said there were two kinds of people in the world: givers and takers. The takers may eat better, but the givers sleep better.
True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.
The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are: Hard work, Stick-to-itiveness, and Common sense.
Thomas A. Edison
The higher we are placed, the more humbly we should walk.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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