Wisdom

 

“You must learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t possibly live long enough to make them all yourself.” ~~ Sam Levenson

Filed under: Experience,  Learning,  Sam Levenson,  Wisdom
 

“Watch your thoughts for they become words.
Watch your words for they become actions.
Watch your actions for they become habits.
Watch your habits for they become your character.
And watch your character for it becomes your destiny.
What we think, we become.
My father always said that… and I think I am fine.”
~~ Margaret Thatcher


Filed under: Character,  Margaret Thatcher,  Wisdom
 

“To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.” ~~   Marilyn vos Savant

Filed under: Character,  Choices,  Knowledge,  Marilyn vos Savant,  Wisdom
 

“There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning.” ~~ Jiddu Krishnamurti


Filed under: Education,  Jiddu Krishnamurti,  Learning,  Life,  Wisdom
 

“I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.” ~~ Galileo

Filed under: Galileo,  God,  Intelligence,  Wisdom
 

“Do the things you know, and you shall learn the truth you need to know.” ~~ Louisa May Alcott


Filed under: Louisa May Alcott,  Talent,  Truth,  Wisdom
 

“Let a hundred flowers bloom, let a hundred schools of thought contend. ” ~~ Mao Tse-Tung

Filed under: Achievement,  Attitude,  Mao Tse-Tung,  Tolerance,  Wisdom
 

“His priority did not seem to be to teach them what he knew, but rather to impress upon them that nothing, not even… knowledge, was foolproof.” ~~ J. K. Rowling in “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix”

Filed under: Character,  J. K. Rowling,  Knowledge,  Learning,  Limits,  Teaching,  Wisdom
 

“Two rights don’t equal a left.” ~~ Roald Dahl, The BFG

Filed under: Humor,  Roald Dahl,  Wisdom
 

“We must teach our children to dream with their eyes open.” ~~ Harry Edwards

Filed under: Children,  Dreams,  Experience,  Harry Edwards,  Wisdom