Wisdom Quotes P9

Wisdom Quotes P9

Bad habits are like a comfortable bed, easy to get into, but hard to get out of.

  • Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.
  • The real measure of your wealth is how much you’d be worth if you lost all your money.
  • Many an opportunity is lost because a man is out looking for four-leaf clovers.
  • The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it.
  • Discretion is being able to raise your eyebrow instead of your voice.
  • The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt.
  • The whole world steps aside for the man who knows where he is going.
  • Bad habits are like a comfortable bed, easy to get into, but hard to get out of.
  • Remember, people will judge you by your actions, not your intentions. You may have a heart of gold .. but so does a hard-boiled egg.
  • To live for some future goal is shallow. It’s the sides of the mountain that sustain life, not the top.
  • Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get, it’s what you are expected to give .. which is everything
  • If you fear nothing, you love nothing. If you love nothing, what joy can there be in life?
  • He who thinks by the inch and talks by the yard, deserves to be kicked by the foot.
  • Perhaps one day this too will be pleasant to remember.
  • The atom, being for all practical purposes the stable unit of the physical plane, is a constantly changing vortex of reactions.
  • Smile .. It’s the second best thing you can do with your lips.
  • It isn’t the mountains ahead that wear you out, it’s the grain of sand in your shoe.
  • Sometimes the most urgent and vital thing you can do is take a complete rest.
  • An Irishman is the only man in the world who will step over the bodies of a dozen naked women to get to a bottle of stout.
  • You know you’re getting old when it takes too much effort to procrastinate.
  • Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang the best.
  • There is only one success- to be able to spend your life in your own way.
  • That which we obtain too easily, we esteem too lightly.
  • Success always occurs in private and failure in full public view.
  • It’s easy to stop making mistakes. Just stop having ideas.
  • Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we’re here we should dance.
  • A ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for.
  • The essence of intelligence is skill in extracting meaning from everyday experience.
  • The words you speak today should be soft and tender .. for tomorrow you may have to eat them.
  • Life’s real failure is when you do not realize how close you were to success when you gave up.
  • Love is my Sword,Goodness my Armor, and Humor my Shield.
  • We are drowning information and starved for knowledge.
  • If you make the world a little better, then you have accomplished a great deal.
  • It is difficult for sorrow to intrude on a busy life.
  • Immortality lies not in the things you leave behind, but in the people your life has touched.
  • Man is a gregarious creature, more so in mind than in body. He may like to go alone for a walk but he hates to stand alone in his opinion.
  • Find expression for a sorrow and it will become dear to you. Find expression for a joy, and you will intensify its ecstasy.
  • Programming today is a race between software engineers stirring to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the universe is winning.
  • The engineer’s first problem in any design situation is to discover what the problem really is.
  • A wise man can see more from the bottom of a well than a fool can from a mountain top.
  • Nobody trips over mountains. It is the small pebble that causes you to stumble. Pass all the pebbles in your path and you will find you have crossed the mountain.
  • If you listened hard enough the first time, you might have heard what I meant to say.
  • The really happy person is one who can enjoy the scenery when on a detour.
  • It’s hard to make a point without making an enemy.
  • Beware of half truths. You may have gotten hold of the wrong half.
  • The only real failure in life is the failure to try.
  • He who ceases to learn cannot expect to teach.
  • The heart is wiser than the intellect.
  • A fellow can’t keep people from having a bad opinion of him, but he can keep them from being right about it.
  • If we deny love that is given to us, if we refuse to give love because we fear pain or loss, then our lives will be empty, our loss greater.
 

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