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Quotes of Wisdom

A Select Collection of Quotes of Wisdom


I love quotations, as I gain wisdom from reading them. And if there were ever any doubt about that, the following quotations will prove me right.

Ancient Proverb
Give a man a fish, he'll eat for a day. Teach a man how to fish, he'll eat for a lifetime.

Serenity Prayer
God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.

Benjamin Franklin
God helps them that help themselves.

Dr. James Dobson
Great beginnings are not as important as the way one finishes.

Nathaniel Hawthorne
Happiness is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.

Robert Green Ingersoll
Happiness is not a reward - it is consequence. Suffering is not a punishment - it is a result.

He who knows others is learned; he who knows himself is wise.

Thomas Jefferson
Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom.

Abraham Lincoln
I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

Thomas Jefferson
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be.

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