Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back, everything is different.— C. S. Lewis
Dreamy Age Wisdom quotations
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair.
Time may be a great healer, but it's a lousy beautician.
The secret of life is to let every segment of it produce its own yield at its own pace. Every period has something new to teach us. The harvest of youth is achievement; the harvest of middle-age is perspective; the harvest of age is wisdom; the harvest of life is serenity.
The spirit of man is more important than mere physical strength, and the spiritual fiber of a nation than its wealth. The Bible is endorsed by the ages. Our civilization is built upon its words. In no other book is there such a collection of inspired wisdom, reality, and hope.
O Lord and Master of my life, take from me the spirit of sloth, meddling, lust of power, and idle talk. But give rather the spirit of chastity, humility, patience and love to Thy servant. Yea, O Lord and King, grant me to see my own sins and not to judge my brother; for Thou art blessed unto ages of ages. Amen.
He had never looked forward to the wisdom and other vaunted benefits of old age.
Would he be able to die young—and if possible free of all pain? A graceful death—as a richly patterned kimono, thrown carelessly across a polished table, slides unobtrusively down into the darkness of the floor beneath. A death marked by elegance.
Seeking knowledge at an Young age is like engraving on a stone.
It is a mistake to regard age as a downhill grade toward dissolution.
The reverse is true. As one grows older, one climbs with surprising strides.
India has known the innocence and insouciance of childhood, the passion and abandon of youth, and the ripe wisdom of maturity that comes from long experience of pain and pleasure; and over and over a gain she has renewed her childhood and youth and age
The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.
Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification.
Old age is not as honorable as death, but most people seek it.
None in this age will amass wealth except those having five traits ofcharacter.
High hopes; abnormal greediness; excessive miserliness, lack of fearing Allaah; and forgetfulness of the coming world.
The young people of today think of nothing but themselves.
They have no reverence for parents or old age. They are impatient of all restraint. They talk as if they alone knew everything and what passes for wisdom with us is foolishness with them. As for girls, they are forward, immodest and unwomanly in speech, behaviour and dress.
Children also have artistic ability, and there is wisdom in there having it! The more helpless they are, the more instructive are the examples they furnish us; and they must be preserved free of corruption from an early age.
I think it's taken me this long to really trust myself, but now I do, I really do. Thanks to my experience and wisdom, I've learned not to be so naive and trusting. Today I question everything and listen to my instincts.
Awareness is not the same as thought.
It lies beyond thinking, although it makes no use of thinking, honoring it's value and it's power. Awareness is more like a vessel which can hold and contain our thinking, helping us to see and know our thought as thought rather than getting caught up in them as reality.
Past certain ages or certain wisdoms it is very difficult to look with wonder;
it is best done when one is a child; after that, and if you are lucky, you will find a bridge of childhood and walk across it.
The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations.
Maybe if you're younger you have more energy - but that's a big maybe.
Because at this stage of life, I have more patience, understanding, wisdom, resources - and a husband. I didn't get him until I was 39. But I got a good one.
Wisdom doesn't automatically come with old age.
Nothing does - except wrinkles. It's true, some wines improve with age. But only if the grapes were good in the first place.
Some men look at constitutions with sanctimonious reverence, and deem them like the ark of the Covenant, too sacred to be touched. They ascribe to the men of the preceding age a wisdom more than human, and suppose what they did to be beyond amendment.
It's true, some wine improves with age. But only if the grapes were good in the first place.
Observation, not old age, brings wisdom.
Morality comes with the sad wisdom of age, when the sense of curiosity has withered.
I see a wiser person than when I was younger: having babies, and passing 30, were the turning points. What women in their 40s - I am 39 - lack in gorgeousness, they make up for in wisdom. I love ageing, despite the drawbacks - thinner, drier skin.
Some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.
Few have attained to consummate wisdom in the perfection of philosophy: Solomon attained to it, and Aristotle in relation to his times, and in a later age Avicenna, and in our own days the recently deceased Robert, Bishop of Lincoln, and Adam Marsh.
It is vital to remember that information - in the sense of raw data - is not knowledge, that knowledge is not wisdom, and that wisdom is not foresight. But information is the first essential step to all of these.
With age comes wisdom. You don't need big boobs to be feminine. Look at Liberace.
Let us be banded together as one man;
let us contend earnestly for the faith once delivered to the saints; let us pray with fervour, let us live in holiness, let us preach constantly, and preach with fire, and let us so live, that we may impress our age, and leave our footprints on the sands of time.
My dear, old age is like an airplane flying in a storm.
Once you're in it there's nothing you can do. You can't stop a plane, you can't stop a storm, you can't stop time. So you might as well take it easy, with wisdom.
Wisdom doesn't necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself.
Not by age but by capacity is wisdom acquired.