Wise Quotes and Sayings

Clever people master life; the wise illuminate it and create fresh difficulties.
- Emil Nolde

The mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t work unless it’s open.

In seeking Wisdom, the first stage is silence, the second listening, the third remembrance, the fourth practicing, the fifth teaching.
- Solomon Ibn Gabirol

An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere. The pessimist sees only the red light. But the truly wise person is color blind.The best mind altering drug is truth.
- Dr. Albert Schweitzer

Wise are those who learn that the bottom line doesn"t always have to be their top priority.
- William Arthur Ward

The only medicine for suffering, crime, and all the other woes of mankind, is wisdom.
- Thomas Huxley

Decorate yourself from the inside out.
- Andrei Turnhollow

When you start treating people like people, they become people.
- Paul Vitale

Never forget what a man says to you when he is angry.

A winner listens, a loser just waits untill it is their turn to talk.

Good for the body is the work of the body, and good for the soul is the work of the soul, and good for either is the work of the other.
- Henry David Thoreau

Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne

Remember, if you’re headed in the wrong direction, God allows U-turns!
- Allison Gappa Bottke


Anyone can carry his burden, however hard, until nightfall. Anyone can do his work, however hard, for one day. Anyone can live sweetly, patiently, lovingly, purely, till the sun goes down. And this is all life really means.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

Always be a first rate version of your self instead of a second rate version of someone else.

Knowledge talks, wisdom listens.

It is impossible to love and be wise.
- Francis Bacon

Men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all the other alternatives.
- Abba Eban

Advice is like snow; the softer it falls, the longer it dwells upon, and the deeper it sinks into the mind.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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Anonymous husain hlaiyil said...

be like a flower, who gives out fragrance even to the hand that crushes it

March 29, 2009  

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