Wisdom Quotes P7

Wisdom Quotes P7

What man does not understand he fears and what he fears he destroys

  • If you only look at the past you have your back turned away from your future.
  • What man does not understand, he fears and what he fears, he destroys.
  • The one whose judgment counts most in your life is the one looking back at you through the mirror.
  • What most people need to learn in life is how to love people and use things instead of using people and loving things.
  • Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye
  • Beware of the man who knows the answer before he understands the question.
  • An expert knows all the answers .. if you ask the right questions.
  • The hardest work in the world is that which should have been done yesterday.
  • How to win a case in court: If the law is on your side, pound on the law; if the facts are on your side, pound on the facts; if neither is on your side, pound on the table.
  • Adolescence is the stage between infancy and adultery.
  • Any new venture goes through the following stages: enthusiasm, complication, disillusionment, search for the guilty, punishment of the innocent, and decoration of those who did nothing.
  • Mankind’s worst enemy is fear of work.
  • Behind every successful man there are usually a lot of unsuccessful years.
  • The written word can be erased – not so with the spoken word.
  • When thoughts fails of words, they find imagination waiting at their elbow to teach a new language without words.
  • One thing you can give and still keep is your word.
  • It is with a word as with an arrow – once let it loose and it does not return.
  • Wise men are not always silent, but they know when to be.
  • You can buy education, but wisdom is a gift from God.
  • The human race is faced with a cruel choice: work or daytime television.
  • In every fat book there is a thin book trying to get out.
  • A novel is a piece of prose of a certain length with something wrong with it.
  • Minds are like parachutes .. they only function when open.
  • On Thanksgiving Day all over America, families sit down to dinner at the same moment .. halftime.
  • Today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday.
  • Prejudice is the reasoning of fools.
  • Prayer doesn’t change things. It changes people and they change things.
  • He who ashamed of his poverty would be equally proud of his wealth.
  • Protest long enough that you are right, and you will be wrong. It is easier to admire hard work if you don’t do it.
  • No poet sings because he must sing. At least no great poet does. A great poet sings because he chooses to sing.
  • Religion is a man using a divining rod. Philosophy is a man using a pick and shovel.
  • If you get up one time more than you fall, you will make it through.
  • Peace may cost as much as war, but it is a better buy.
  • Peace won by the compromise of principles is a short-lived achievement.
  • This life is a test. It is only a test. Had this been an actual life, you would have received further instructions as to what to do and where to go.
  • Never argue with a fool. Listeners can’t tell which is which.
  • Too many people run out of ideas long before they run out of words.
  • It isn’t easy for an idea to squeeze itself into a head filled with prejudice.
  • “What made the deepest impression upon you?” inquired a friend one day of Lincoln, “when you stood in the presence of the Falls of Niagara, the greatest of natural wonders?” … “The thing that stuck me most forcibly when I saw the Falls,” Lincoln responded with the characteristic deliberation, “was where in the world did all that water come from?”

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