Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom.— Charles Spurgeon
Special Great Wisdom quotations
It is a great thing to know the season for speech and the season for silence.
Fear is the cheapest room in the house. I would like to see you living in better conditions.
The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things.
He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.
If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way
Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
If a commission by an earthly king is considered a honor, how can a commission by a Heavenly King be considered a sacrifice?
A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers.
Greatness takes time
If you talk to the animals they will talk with you and you will know each other.
If you do not talk to them you will not know them and what you do not know, you will fear. What one fears, one destroys.
Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry, the philosophy which does not laugh and the greatness which does not bow before children.
Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry, the philosophy which does not laugh, and the greatness which does not bow before children.
The first great gift we can bestow on others is a good example.
We need spirited, energetic and strong young people whose hearts are filled with life, enthusiasm, zeal and dynamism; whose souls are full of ambition, aspiration and vigor and have great goals, rising and aspiring to reach them until they eventually arrive at their destination.
Love sometimes wants to do us a great favor: hold us upside down and shake all the nonsense out.
We do not want churches because they will teach us to quarrel about God.
We do not want to learn that. We may quarrel with men sometimes about things on this earth, but we never quarrel about the Great Spirit. We do not want to learn that.
Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.
The Great Commission is not an option to be considered; it is a command to be obeyed.
An observer of men who finds himself steadily repelled by some apparently trifling thing in a stranger is right to give it great weight. It may be the clue to the whole mystery. A hair or two will show where a lion is hidden. A very little key will open a very heavy door.
Great minds think alone.
To achieve you need a to-do list. To achieve greatness you need a not-to-do list. Use this tip for your personal success and business goals. Start writing down aspirations you don’t need to get done right now and use as monthly moonshot goals. I prefer to call this a “not-yet-list.” It helps keep your “to-do-list” shorter without losing sight of a great idea. Eventually items from the not-yet-list move to the to-do-list.
The great religions are the ships, Poets the life boats.
Every sane person I know has jumped overboard.
It is great to be faced with the impossible, for nothing is impossible if one is meant to do it. Wisdom will be given, and strength. When the Lord leads, He always strengthens.
Time may be a great healer, but it's a lousy beautician.
To a great mind, nothing is little.
The wise stand out because they see themselves as part of the Whole.
They shine because they don't want to impress. They achieve great things because they don't look for recognition. Their wisdom is contained in what they are, not their opinions. They refuse to argue, so no-one argues with them.
Where no one intrudes, many can live in harmony.
Do not allow yourselves to be deceived: Great Minds are Skeptical.
Great things are done by a series of small things brought together
How smooth must be the language of the whites, when they can make right look like wrong, and wrong like right.
The true leader is a different sort; he seeks effective activity which has a truly beneficient purpose. He inspires others to follow in his wake, and holding aloft the torch of wisdom, leads the way for society to realize its genuinely great aspirations.
The great man is he who does not lose his child's heart.
Everything an Indian does is in a circle, and that is because the power of the world always works in circles.
Dance training can't be separate from life training.
Everything that comes into our lives is training. The qualities we admire in great dancing are the same qualities we admire in human beings: honesty, courage, fearlessness, generosity, wisdom, depth, compassion,and humanity.
The figure a poem makes. It begins in delight and ends in wisdom... in a clarification of life - not necessarily a great clarification, such as sects and cults are founded on, but in a momentary stay against confusion.
The things of nature are the Lord's silent ministers, given to us to teach us spiritual truths. They speak to us of the love of God and declare the wisdom of the great Master Artist.
Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.
It is great wisdom to know how to be silent and to look at neither the remarks, nor the deeds, nor the lives of others.
What oxygen is to the lungs, such is hope to the meaning of life.
One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple.
Forgiveness is not an occasional act, it is a constant attitude.
Through mutual understanding, sincerity and goodwill, and with great wisdom and broad views, the leaders on both sides should jointly initiate new opportunities for peace, stability, cooperation and mutual benefit.