Thoughts of Wisdom are added on a regular basis from past and contemporary thinkers; sometimes including an original thought by the person in charge of this page, RAP.
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"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful,
committed citizens can change the world.
Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."
"Yes, ... since the very beginning,
Love and Friendship had been the best of precious mates,
thus one day as they were having their daily walk together,
Love asked Friendship:
My Dear Friend, why do you exist, if I am already here?
And Friendship replied:
I'm here My Love, to bring a smile everywhere where you have left a tear..."
"A man cannot live all his life holding a mirror in his hand."
“It's so simple to be wise.
Just think of something stupid
to say and then don't say it.”
“The more violent the love,
the more violent the anger.”
"Change your thoughts and
you change your world."
Norman Vincent Peale
“Put your heart, mind, intellect and
soul even to your smallest acts.
This is the secret of success.”
“Knowledge is a process of piling up
facts; wisdom lies in their simplification.”
"There is only one happiness in life,
to love and be loved."
“Better an egg today than a hen tomorrow.”
“An optimist stays up until midnight to
see the new year in. A pessimist stays
up to make sure the old year leaves.”
“The beginning of wisdom is found
In doubting; by doubting we come
to the question, and by seeking
we may come upon the truth.”
“A little help is better than a lot of pity.”
“Your Merry Christmas may depend
upon what others do for you...
but your Happy New Year depends
upon what you do for others.”
“The best advice is found on the pillow.”
"Prayer may not change things for you,
but it for sure changes you for things."
“Keep your eyes wide open before
marriage, half shut afterwards.”
"Prayer is when you talk to God;
meditation is when you listen to God."
“Kindness is more important than
Wisdom and the recognition of
this is the beginning of wisdom.”
“Snow is the peasants' wealth.”
“He that can have patience,
can have what he will.”
"Prayer gives a man the opportunity
of getting to know a gentleman he
hardly ever meets. I do not mean
his maker, but himself."
“Experience is a comb which
nature gives us when we are bald.”
"Happiness does not consist in
pastimes and amusements
but in virtuous activities."
"A real leader faces the music,
even when he doesn't like the tune."
“The wolf changes his coat but not his nature.”
"In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities.
In the expert´s mind there are few."
"Often the test of courage
is not to die but to live."
Vittorio, Conte Di Alfieri
“A tree falls the way it leans.”
“There is very little success
where there is no laughter.”
“If you wish to learn the highest truths,
begin with the alphabet.”
"When you are content to be simply
yourself and don't compare or compete,
everybody will respect you."
"The ancient Greek definition of
happiness was the full use of your
powers along lines of excellence."
“An empty purse frightens away friends.”
“Six essential qualities that are the key
to success: Sincerity, personal integrity,
humility, courtesy, wisdom, charity.”
“When spider webs unite,
they can tie up a lion.”
"We rarely think people have good
sense unless they agree with us."
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
“Be first at the feast,
and last at the fight.”
“It is almost as good as bringing
good news not to bring bad.”
"One of the many things nobody ever
tells you about middle age is that it's
such a nice change from being young."
Dorothy Canfield Fisher
“Between saying and doing many
a pair of shoes is worn out.”
“Life is 10% what happens to me
and 90% how I react to it.”