Quotes on wisdom


Start by doing what's necessary then do what's possible and suddenly you are doing the impossible.

~ Saint Francis of Assisi

No other job in the world could possibly dispossess one so completely as this job of teaching. You could stand all day in a laundry, for instance, still in possession of your mind. But this teaching utterly obliterates you. It cuts right into your being essentially, it takes over your spirit. It drags it out from where it would hide.

~ Sylvia Ashton-Warner

What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight. Build anyway.

~ Mother Theresa

Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.

~ Mother Theresa

Time is the scarcest resource and unless it is managed nothing else can be managed.

~ Peter Drucker

A friend is, as it were, a second self.

~ Marcus Tullius Cicero

It is one of those beautiful compensations of this life that no one can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.

~ Charles Dudley Warner

Prayer opens the heart to God, and it is the means by which the soul, though empty, is filled by God.

~ John Bunyan

Friendship without self-interest is one of the rare and beautiful things of life.

~ James F. Byrnes

Let the refining and improving of your own life keep you so busy that you have little time to criticize others.

~ H. Jackson Browne

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