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The wise man doesn’t give the right answers, he poses the right questions.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
The believer is happy. The doubter is wise.
Excellence is never an accident. It is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, and intelligent execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives – choice, not chance, determines your destiny.
Fools multiply when wise men are silent.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you’d ever imagined. Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself
Willing is not enough, we must do.
They cannot take away our self-respect if we do not give it to them.
Fools call wise men fools. A wise man never calls any man a fool.
Joy comes not through possession or ownership but through a wise and loving heart.
Wisdom is knowing when you can’t be wise.
He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.
A wise man can play the part of a clown, but a clown can’t play the part of a wise man.
Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.
Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change.
No matter what you’ve done for yourself or for humanity, if you can’t look back on having given love and attention to your own family, what have you really accomplished?
It is wise to direct your anger towards problems – not people; to focus your energies on answers – not excuses.
Isn’t it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back, everything is different.
A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books.
God helps those who help themselves.
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
You may never know what results come of your actions, but if you do nothing, there will be no results.
When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.
A small act is worth a million thoughts.
Anarchism is founded on the observation that since few men are wise enough to rule themselves, even fewer are wise enough to rule others.
Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own.
The simplest acts of kindness are by far more powerful then a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool.
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.
The wise man should consider that health is the greatest of human blessings. Let food be your medicine.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
It is not what they take away from you that counts. It’s what you do with what you have left.
Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.