of Wisdom /
Thoughts to Live By
and wisdom never are at strife.
is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
Francois De La Rochefoucauld
art of being wise is knowing what to overlook.
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
is better than gold or silver.
teach us more than books.
is best to learn wisdom by the experience of others.
great lesson is that the sacred is in the ordinary,
that it is to be found in one's daily life, in one's
neighbors, friends and family, in one's backyard.
- Abraham Maslow
wisdom of nations lies in their proverbs, which are
brief and pithy.
middle course is the best.
wise man should be prepared for everything that does
not lie within his control.
only medicine for suffering, crime, and all the other
woes of mankind, is wisdom.
wise man learns by the mistakes of others, a fool by
does not always mark wisdom.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge.
a thousand times and cut once.
The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.
man was ever wise by chance.
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.
to hold loosely all that is not eternal.
A. Maude Royden
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.
associating with wise people you will become wise yourself.
seat of knowledge is in the head, of wisdom, in the
all parts of wisdom the practice is the best.
larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shore
line of wonder.
Ralph W. Sockman
more a man knows, the more he forgives.
Catherine the Great
loving heart is the truest wisdom.
who understands much displays a greater simplicity of
character than one who understands little.
prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!
man of wisdom is never of two minds;
the man of benevolence never worries;
the man of courage is never afraid.
is the sunlight of the soul. - German Proverb
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