Wit & Wisdom - July 29th 2013

Wit & Wisdom - July 29th 2013

A Chapter by dw817
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If you can't find a good man, raise one.

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  W&W July 29th 2013  

 

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01. If you can't find a good man, raise one.


02. In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.


03. Revenge is a Poison meant for others, which we end up swallowing ourselves.


04. The wisest of people in this world are those that admit when they are wrong.


05. Sorrow looks back, worry looks all around, faith looks up.


06. Empty cans make the most noise.


07. When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world may then know peace.


08. Those who fail to prepare, are preparing to fail.


09. LEARN from yesterday, LIVE for today, and HOPE for tomorrow.


10. When you point a finger at someone you also have your 3 other fingers pointing at yourself. That means you should have a good look at yourself at least 3 times before judging someone else once.


11. Why do we kill people who kill other people to show that killing is wrong ?


12. Better to go slow and steady at something rather than to go nowhere fast.


13. If you can’t cook don’t tell someone their recipe needs salt.


14. Opportunities slide away like clouds in the wind.


15. Every animal, from the smartest to the simplest that willingly enters water can swim. It is thought, not inability, that causes man to drown.


16. Beware your thoughts; they become your words. Beware your words; they become your actions. Beware your actions; they become your habits. Beware your habits; they become your nature. And finally, beware your nature; for it becomes your destiny.


17. Those who criticize our generation have clearly forgetten who raised it.


18. I complained once because I had no shoes, until I met a man who had no feet.


19. Tough times never last, but tough people do.


20. Victory is gained by resolution and determination.


21. A clever person may solve a difficulty, but a truly wise person can find ways to avoid it altogether.


22. The mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t actually work unless it’s open.


23. Everybody really is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its inability to climb a tree, it may spend its whole life believing that it is stupid cause it can't.


24. I never choose this life, but I never denied it either.


25.
Friends have very long memories, So invest in making yourself a good one for them.

 

26. Care about what others think about you and you will always be their prisoner.


27. It’s true we don’t know what we’ve got until its gone, but you should also consider that you don’t know what you've been missing until it arrives.


28. Some people only dream of success while others actually make it happen.


29. Knowledge talks, wisdom listens.


30. If you can’t explain it to a six year old then you really don’t understand it yourself.


31. He who indulges in a task without proper knowledge will deteriorate rather than improve the case.


32. When "you" change, everything else changes around you too.


33. Don’t concentrate on where you fell, but reflect on where you slipped.


34. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.


35. One should always play fair when you have the winning cards.


36. The only time you run out of chances is when you stop taking them.


37. Don’t let your victories go to your head, or your failures go to your heart.


38. What sounds foolish to the wise in turn clearly sounds wise to the foolish.


39. Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect to decide if this is where you really wanna be.


40. One’s first step in wisdom is to question everything " and one’s last is to come to terms with everything.


41. The best way to cheer yourself is to cheer somebody else up.


42. When the character of a single man is not clear to you, look at his friends for a reflection.


43. The best things in life aren’t in fact things at all.


44. Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me !


45. The best mind-altering drug of all time is concrete truth.


46. Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to appear normal.


47. Think like a man of action, and act like a man of thought.


48. Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win.


49. The more I see, the less I know for certain.


50. 
The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.





Which of these can you relate to and why ?



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16. Beware your thoughts; they become your words. Beware your words; they become your actions. Beware your actions; they become your habits. Beware your habits; they become your nature. And finally, beware your nature; for it becomes your destiny.


Because it's true really. I've changed who I am through out my life with that exact cycle. And some times it was good and some times is was horrible. These truly are words of wisdom.

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Indeed. Some words of wisdom I gave myself years ago is, "Time heals all." and - either it's the med.. read more



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16. Beware your thoughts; they become your words. Beware your words; they become your actions. Beware your actions; they become your habits. Beware your habits; they become your nature. And finally, beware your nature; for it becomes your destiny.


Because it's true really. I've changed who I am through out my life with that exact cycle. And some times it was good and some times is was horrible. These truly are words of wisdom.

Posted 5 Years Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

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Indeed. Some words of wisdom I gave myself years ago is, "Time heals all." and - either it's the med.. read more

10:it's a saying in our country.
IMHO this one is wisest post till what i've read in the others. if i have to point my favourite here, i'll make you irksome. they are all thought provoking and wise sayings.


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No, that's fine - I appreciate the comments. And yes, #10 is not so much humorous as it is serious a.. read more

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