Thursday, December 30, 2010

Wise Sayings

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.
by Plato

We hate the very idea that our own ideas may be mistaken, so we cling dogmatically to our conjectures.
by Karl Popper

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

Women like silent men. They think they're listening.
by Marcel Archard

Every nation ridicules other nations -- and all are right.
by Arthur Schopenhauer

Some of the world's greatest feats were accomplished by people not smart enough to know they were impossible.
by Doug Larson

There is nothing glorious in dying, anyone can do it.
by John Lydon

It will yet be the proud boast of women that they never contributed a line to the Bible.
by George W. Foote

All who would win joy, must share it; happiness was born a twin.
by Lord Byron

There art two cardinal sins from which all others spring Impatience and Laziness.
by Franz Kafka

Technical skill is mastery of complexity, while creativity is mastery of simplicity.
by Christopher Zeeman

Never, never, never believe any war will be smooth and easy, or that anyone who embarks on the strange voyage can measure the tides and hurricanes he will encounter. The statesman who yields to war fever must realize that once the signal is given, he is no longer the master of policy but the slave of unforeseeable and uncontrollable events.
by Sir Winston Churchill

Reputation is an idle and most false imposition oft got without merit, and lost without deserving.
by William Shakespeare

If our greatest need had been information, God would have sent an educator. If our greatest need had been technology, God would have sent us a scientist. If our greatest need had been money, God would have sent us an economist. But since our greatest need was forgiveness, God sent us a Savior.
by Max Lucado

Heaven is full of answers to prayer for which no one bothered to ask.
by Billy Graham

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