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Quotes about Wisdom

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Footprints in the sands of time...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Why are you going there?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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He who knows others is wise.
He who knows himself is enlightened.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

When dealing with people, remember you are
not dealing with creatures of logic,
but creatures of emotion.
- Dale Carnegie PHOTO

Happiness walks on busy feet.
- Kitte Turmell

 

Life is really simple,
but we insist on making it complicated.
- Confucius

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

Always be a first-rate version of yourself,
instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
- Judy Garland

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The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Happiness cannot thrive within the prison of obligation
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Where there's a will, there's a way.
- old English proverb

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

What's done is done.
- William Shakespeare

Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again,
but expecting different results.
- Rita Mae Brown, also attributed to Einstein

The truly rich are those who enjoy what they have.
- Yiddish Proverb

Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

Silence is a source of great strength.
- Lao Tzu

I can't go back to yesterday -
because I was a different person then.
- Lewis Carroll

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

The life of inner peace,
being harmonious and without stress,
is the easiest type of existence.
- Norman Vincent Peale

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Is today a day to gather strength from the storm -
a day to to learn life lessons for the next battle?
Or is today a day to sit by the fire
and watch the storm rage outside?
Either way, the storm is just life.
Give thanks for all of Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu

The mind is not a vessel to be filled
but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

He is richest who is content with the least,
for content is the wealth of nature.
- Socrates

Life is a succession of lessons
which must be lived to be understood.
- Helen Keller

The book of life is filled with incoherent riddles.
Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

When It's Darkest, Men See the Stars.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Everything has beauty,
but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius

Stay Happy, never let anyone get your goat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To the mind that is still,
the whole universe surrenders.
- Lao Tzu

The words of truth are always paradoxical.
- Lao Tzu

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Main Thing is to Keep
The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha

Life is defined more by its contrasts than its samenesses;
Life is defined more by its risks than the many securities.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

This above all, to thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

Bringing a childlike wonder
and a beginner's mind to life
maximizes both success and joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

We don't see things as they are,
we see things as we are.
- Anais Nin

The question is not what you look at, but what you see.
- Henry David Thoreau

Life is not supposed to be fair.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
- Chinese proverb often quoted by Eleanor Roosevelt

Beware the barrenness of a busy life.
- Socrates

By letting it go it all gets done.
The world is won by those who let it go.
But when you try and try.
The world is beyond the winning.
- Lao Tzu

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

Unsolicited Advice Is Always Meddling.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.
- Leonardo da Vinci

I am a Passionate Observer of Life.
I See the events, feel the emotions,
and recognize the difference.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A time for work, a time for play -
balance in all things.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Where there is no accusation of "fault,"
there can be no anger.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Seek first to understand,
then to be understood.
- Stephen Covey

Life is a reflection of intent.
Love reflects love.
Hate reflects hate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain,
and most fools do.
- Benjamin Franklin

See no evil, Hear no evil, Speak no evil.
- Japanese pictorial maxim (the Three Wise Monkeys)

If you wait for opportunities to occur,
you will be one of the crowd.
- Edward de Bono

No good comes from hurrying.
- Yiddish Proverb

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder
- Anonymous

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You Create Your Own Reality.
- Anonymous

He who is contented is rich.
- Lao Tzu


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