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.— Charles Dickens
Eye-opening Best Wisdom quotations
Be with those who bring out the best in you, not the stress in you.
Time may be a great healer, but it's a lousy beautician.
Information is not knowledge. Knowledge is not wisdom. Wisdom is not truth. Truth is not beauty. Beauty is not love. Love is not music. Music is THE BEST.
The best listeners listen between the lines.
Be the one who nurtures and builds. Be the one who has an understanding and a forgiving heart one who looks for the best in people. Leave people better than you found them.
It is the growing custom to narrow control, concentrate power, disregard and disenfranchise the public; and assuming that certain powers by divine right of money-raising or by sheer assumption, have the power to do as they think best without consulting the wisdom of mankind.
There is neither happiness nor misery in the world;
there is only the comparison of one state with another, nothing more. He who has felt the deepest grief is best able to experience supreme happiness.
Sometimes the fastest way isn't always the best way
Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.
The next best thing to being wise oneself is to live in a circle of those who are.
Experience is the best teacher. But in our day and time, what we need is wisdom, because wisdom overcomes experience, because experience is wisdom, but there's a level of wisdom that overcomes the experience, and that's the experience that's already lived by others. I'm not trying to repeat the histories. I already learned from what they did.
The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.
Here is the prime condition of success: Concentrate your energy, thought and capital exclusively upon the business in which you are engaged. Having begun on one line, resolve to fight it out on that line, to lead in it, adopt every improvement, have the best machinery, and know the most about it.
Why be narrow-minded, why cut ourselves off from any of these rich heritages when… we have the freedom to make the most of the best in all techniques? There are no prohibitions against it. All it takes is a little wisdom, imagination and courageous experimentation.
Wisdom denotes the pursuing of the best ends by the best means.
There is no need to have it all, just make the best of what you have
The lives of most men are patchwork quilts.
Or at best one matching outfit with a closet and laundry bag full of incongruous accumulations. A lifetime of training for just ten seconds.
The geographical pilgrimage is the symbolic acting out an inner journey.
The inner journey is the interpolation of the meanings and signs of the outer pilgrimage. One can have one without the other. It is best to have both.
Remember for just one minute of the day, it would be best to try looking upon yourself more as God does, for She knows your true royal nature.
Silence is true wisdom's best reply.
The good Lord in his ultimate wisdom gave us three things to make life bearable: hope, jokes, and dogs, but the greatest of these was dogs.
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.
Imagine a culture in which everything is geared toward helping all individuals become the best human beings they can be; in which individuals are driven to devoting their lives to becoming enlightened by the natural flood of compassion for others that arises from their wisdom.
Some of the best lessons we ever learn we learn from our mistakes and failures.
— The error of the past is the wisdom and success of the future.
A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.
My biggest mistake was my best lesson.
.. you don't learn anything when everything is going perfectly.
Surely what a man does when he is taken off his guard is the best evidence for what sort of man he is.
I cannot be content with less than heaven;
Living, and comprehensive of all life. Thee, universal heaven, celestial all; Thee, sacrjd seat of intellective time; Field of the soul 's best wisdom : home of truth , Star-throned.
The best way to remember your wife's birthday is to forget it once.
Make your own decision, based on your deepest intuitive wisdom and knowledge.
You may make the right decision or the wrong one, but whatever happens, it is your best shot, and you will strengthen your capacity for future action.
They who on meare curiositie (where no urgent necessitie requireth) try whether their children may not as birds be nourished without sucking, offend contrary to this dutie of breast feeding and reflect that meanes which God hath ordained as best; and so oppose their shallow wits to his unsearchable wisdom.
Silence is sometimes the best answer
It is the beginning of wisdom when you recognize that the best you can do is choose which rules you want to live by, and it's persistent and aggravated imbecility to pretend you can live without any.
I know of nothing more useful to you than four matters: surrender to Allah, to humbly entreat Him, to think the best of Him, and to perpetually renew your repentance to Him, even if you should repeat as in seventy times in a day.
The trouble is you think you have time.
If popular medicine gave the people wisdom as well as knowledge, it would be the best protection for scientific and well-trained physicians.
Wisdom alone is true ambition's aim, wisdom is the source of virtue and of fame;
obtained with labour, for mankind employed, and then, when most you share it, best enjoyed.
He who wants to do good knocks at the gate: he who loves finds the door open.
Silence is true wisdom's best reply.
People who make decisions based merely on what seems most advisable to them will inevitably choose something inferior to God's best. Jesus, the ultimate model for the Christian life, did not rely on His own best thinking, but depended completely on His heavenly Father for wisdom in everything.