Words of Wisdom Quotes and Sayings
Chop your own wood, and it will warm you twice.
I put all my genius into my life; I put only my talent into my works.
The man of wisdom is never of two minds;
the man of benevolence never worries;
the man of courage is never afraid.
If you don’t like how things are, change it! You’re not a tree.
On every thorn, delightful wisdom grows, in every rill a sweet instruction flows.
There may be more to learn from climbing the same mountain a hundred times then by climbing a hundred different mountains.
Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
One who understands much displays a greater simplicity of character than one who understands little.
Life is a succession of moments. To live each one is to succeed.
You can’t depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus.
Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement.
A wise man learns by the mistakes of others, a fool by his own.
A person’s worth is contingent upon who he is, not upon what he does, or how much he has. The worth of a person, or a thing, or an idea, is in being, not in doing, not in having.
Alice Mary Hilton
Words of Wisdom Sayings
How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!
Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
We can draw lessons from the past, but we cannot live in it.
Lyndon B. Johnson
Dignity consists not in possessing honors, but in the consciousness that we deserve them.
None are so empty as those who are full of themselves.
Allowing the truth of who you are – your spiritual self- to rule your life means you stop the struggle and learn to move with the flow of your life.
The seat of knowledge is in the head, of wisdom, in the heart.
Failure is a part of success. There is no such thing as a bed of roses all your life. But failure will never stand in the way of success if you learn from it.
The only medicine for suffering, crime, and all the other woes of mankind, is wisdom.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
Birth and death are not different states, but they are different aspects of the same state.
There is no strong performance without a little fanaticism in the performer.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If I accept you as you are, I will make you worse; however if I treat you as though you are what you are capable of becoming, I help you become that.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
If you keep doing what you’ve always done – you’ll keep getting what you’ve always gotten.
The first step in the acquisition of wisdom is silence, the second listening, the third memory, the fourth practice, the fifth teaching others.
Solomon Ibn Gabriol