Sometimes one likes foolish people for their folly, better than wise people for their wisdom.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
More people would learn from their mistakes if they weren't so busy denying them
Harold J. Smith
Sanity calms, but madness is more interesting.
If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Always forgive, but never forget, else you will be a prisoner of your own hatred, and doomed to repeat your mistakes forever.
Sometimes, if you stand on the bottom rail of a bridge and lean over to watch the river slipping slowly away beneath you, you will suddenly know everything there is to be known.
All sacrifice and suffering is redemptive. It is used to either teach the individual or to help others. Nothing is by chance.
The best index to a person's character is how he treats people who can't do him any good, and how he treats people who can't fight back.
Abigail Van Buren
We need not take refuge in supernatural gods to explain our saints and sages and heroes and statesmen, as if to explain our disbelief that mere unaided human beings could be that good or wise.
Abraham H. Maslow
No man is poor who has a Godly mother.
I have come to the conclusion never again to think of marrying, and for this reason, I can never be satisfied with anyone who would be blockhead enough to have me.
We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.
Alan W. Watts
I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.
I don’t think man was meant to attain happiness so easily. Happiness is like those palaces in fairy tales whose gates are guarded by dragons: we must fight in order to conquer it.
Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.
Don't believe everything you think. Thoughts are just that - thoughts.
A bird is safe in its nest - but that is not what its wings are made for.
It’s never overreacting to ask for what you want and need.
And the fox said to the little prince: men have forgotten this truth, but you must not forget it. You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Wisdom.... comes not from age, but from education and learning.
Sometimes it's not enough to know what things mean, sometimes you have to know what things don't mean.
Always choose the future over the past. What do we do now?
I would rather carry around a plastic bag with five thousand Euro inside, than carry around a Louis Vuitton/Gucci/Prada bag with only one hundred Euro inside!
C. JoyBell C.
Time flows away like the water in the river.
The Master said, A true teacher is one who, keeping the past alive, is also able to understand the present.(Analects 2.11)
By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.
Never forget that justice is what love looks like in public.
Books loved anyone who opened them, they gave you secruity and friendship and didn't ask for anything in return; they never went away, never, not even when you treated them badly.
A man convinced against his will Is of the same opinion still
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