Random wise quote:
"Awareness of ignorance is the beginning of wisdom."
Selected wise quotes:
“Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change. ”
- Stephen Hawking
"You have two choices, to control your mind or to let your mind control you."
- Paulo Coelho.
Psychology says, you become 10 times more powerful when you pause before reacting.
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"No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness. "
Regrets are the most unprofitable place to invest thoughts.
Perfectionism is an educated way of procrastinating.
“Please all, and you will please none.”
“Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent.”
— Adam Smith
It's nice to be important, but it's more important to be nice.
If someone doesn't appreciate your presence make them appreciate your absence.
Once you get a taste of peace, you will cut anybody off to keep it.
Nobody is coming to save you. Get up. Be your own hero.
Without risks, they’ll never know how far they’ll truly go.
- Sensei Wu
"You make mistakes, mistakes don't make you."
If you can't do anything about it then let it go. Don't be a prisoner to things you can't change.
- Tony Gaskins
Lies kill, truth hurts.
We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.
“When stupidity is considered patriotism, it is unsafe to be intelligent.”
— Isaac Asimov
"Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead."
~ Benjamin Franklin
Knowledge makes a man unfit to be a slave.
A foolish man complains of his torn pocket while a wise man uses it to scratch his balls.
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Censorship is the tool of those who have the need to hide actualities from themselves and from others.
Some people drink deeply from the well of knowledge... Others just rinse and spit.
For your consideration: “Double standards” means there are no “standards”.
“Educate the child and it won’t be necessary to punish the men.”
"When people talk bad about you, live so as nobody may believe them."
Seek respect, not attention. It lasts longer.
“All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.’’
— Mark Twain
Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence.
"Don't explain your philosophy. Embody it."
“When the rich wage war, it is the poor who die.”
— Jean-Paul Sartre
"Either you run the day, or the day runs you."
— Jim Rohn
"What Paul says about Peter tells us more about Paul than about Peter.”
— Baruch Spinoza
Most successful people are people you've never heard of. They want it that way.
"A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials."
"We must not allow other people's limited perceptions to define us."
— V. Satir
"Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet."
"Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labor does the body."
“Every word has consequences. Every silence too.”
— Jean-Paul Sartre
“Those who promise us paradise on earth never produced anything but hell.”
— Karl Popper
“The best fighter is never angry.”
— Lao Tzu
“I prefer liberty with danger than peace with slavery.”
— Jean-Jacques Rousseau
“In the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is a king.”
— Desiderius Erasmus
“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.”
— Mark Twain
“You become what you understand.”
— Søren Kierkegaard
“Those who do not move, do not notice their chains.”
— Rosa Luxemburg
“The wise man accepts his pain, endures it, but does not add to it.”
— Marcus Aurelius
“No enemy is worse than bad advice.”
“A liar will not be believed even when he tells the truth.”
“All cruelty springs from weakness.”
“Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection.”
— Mark Twain
“Open your mind before your mouth.”
“Whatever begins in anger, ends in shame.”
— Benjamin Franklin
“You become what you give your attention to.”
Always remember that the same crowd that cheers your coronation will also cheer your beheading.
People like a show.
A man's loyalty is tested when he has everything. A woman's loyalty is tested when her man has nothing.
"Never deprive someone of hope; it might be all they have."
“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”
"Hope is independent of the apparatus of logic."
In God we trust. All others must bring data.
- Robert Hayden
No brain is stronger than its weakest think.
"A bad day only lasts 24 hours."
Life rule: If you feel comfortable alone, you are a powerful individual.
"Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake."
— Napoleon Bonaparte
Success requires no explanations.
Failure permits no alibis.
A sheep spends its entire life fearing the wolf only to be eaten by the shepherd.
"No amount of evidence will ever persuade an idiot."
A bad chapter doesn't mean that it's the end of the story.
If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.
- Milton Berle
Spend your free time to build things that will help you have more free time.
Ive just accidentally sent a naked photo of myself to everyone in my address book!
Not only is it embarrassing, its cost me a fortune in stamps!
Some people face change. Some people change face.
"The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life."
Reminder: The successful people you look up to once did the things you refuse to do.
You don't need to be loved, you need to love yourself.
The duty of a leader is to serve their people, not for the people to serve them.
- Elon Musk.
Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.
– W. P. Kinsella
"The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled."
“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.”
• Thomas Edison
A mistake repeated more than once is a decision.
- Paulo Coelho
Some walks you have to take alone.
"The best revenge is massive success."
• Frank Sinatra
"To be normal is the ultimate aim of the unsuccessful."
- Carl Jung
" If you're a giver, remember to learn your limits. Because the takers don't have any..."
"Quality is not an act, it is a habit."
Nobody is perfect.
The trick is picking the imperfections you can live with.
Reminder: If it costs you your peace, it’s too expensive.