Wisdom Quotes P4


Wisdom Quotes P4

Life is tragic for those who have plenty to live on and nothing to live for.

  • To be free of destructive stress don’t sweat the small stuff and by realizing that all stuff is small.
  • The time to stop talking is when the other person nods his head affirmatively but says nothing.
  • Opportunities are often missed because we are broadcasting when we should be listening.
  • After all, life is really simple; we ourselves create the circumstances that complicate it.
  • Life is tragic for those who have plenty to live on and nothing to live for.
  • No one finds life worth living; he must make it worth living.
  • Life is too short to be taken seriously.
  • The average person living to age 70 has 613,000 hours of life. This is too long a period not to have fun.
  • The more you talk to yourself, the more apt you are to lie.
  • A fellow who says he has never told a lie has just told one.
  • It is easier to believe a lie that one has heard a thousand times than to believe a fact that no one has heard before.
  • Clever liars give details, but the cleverest don’t.
  • Spare minutes are the Gold-dust of time; the portions of life most fruitful in good and evil; the gaps through which temptations enter.
  • Outstanding leaders appeal to the hearts of their followers – not their minds.
  • Happiness will never come to those who fail to appreciate what they already have.
  • If happiness could be brought, few of us could pay the price.
  • Good habits are formed; bad habits we fall into.
  • The guilty catch themselves.
  • Children are natural mimics; they act like their parents in spite of every effort to teach them good manners.
  • People are changed, not by coercion or intimidation, but by example.
  • We are born brave, trusting and greedy, and most of us remain greedy.
  • If you would attain greatness, think no little thoughts.
  • Gossip is sometimes referred to as halitosis of the mind
  • To live so that you would not be ashamed to sell the family parrot to the town gossip, is to have lived well
  • An expert gossiper knows how much to leave out of a conversation
  • Conversation is an exercise of the mind; gossip is merely an exercise of the tongue.
  • Practicing the Golden Rule is not a sacrifice; it is an investment.
  • Your life can’t go according to plan if you have no plan.
  • So few people think. When we find one who really does, we call him a genius
  • Friendship is love with understanding.
  • The man who has strong opinions and always says what he thinks is courageous – and friendless.
  • Let your friends be the friends of your deliberate choice.
  • Freedom also includes the right to mismanage your own affairs.
  • Courage is always greatest when blended with meekness; intellectual ability is most admired when it sparkles in the setting of modest self-distrust; and never does the human soul appear so strong as when it forgoes revenge and dares to forgive any injury.
  • Forgiveness is the fragrance the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.
  • Flattery looks like friendship, just like a wolf looks like a dog.
  • If a man defrauds you one time, he is a rascal; if he does it twice, you are a fool.
  • A recent survey was said to prove that the people we Americans most admire are our politicians and doctors. I don’t believe it. They are simply the people we are most afraid of. And with the most reason.
  • Some families can trace their ancestors back three hundred years, but can’t tell you where their children were last night.
  • Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it by the handle of anxiety, or by the handle of faith.
  • Faith is like electricity. You can’t see it, but you can see the light.

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