Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.— Albert Einstein
Genuine Life Wisdom quotations
Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sadness, but as you go through life's journey, remember that the black keys also makes music.
Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back and reasons to stay.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become.
There comes a point when you either embrace who and what you are, or condemn yourself to be miserable all your days. Other people will try to make you miserable; don't help them by doing the job yourself.
Let us not take ourselves too seriously. None of us has a monopoly on wisdom.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living the other helps you make a life.
I'd rather die on my feet, than live on my knees.
A happy marriage is the union of two good forgivers.
My choice early in life was either to be a piano player in a whorehouse or a politician. To tell the truth, there's hardly a difference.
The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute. The man who does not ask, is a fool for life.
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.
The true laboratory is the mind, where behind illusions we uncover the laws of truth.
The most precious gift we can offer anyone is our attention.
When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers.
Better to die on ones feet than to live on ones knees.
Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back, everything is different.
The first step in the acquisition of wisdom is silence, the second listening, the third memory, the fourth practice, the fifth teaching others.
True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.
Be a loner. That gives you time to wonder, to search the truth. Have holy curiosity. Make your life worth living.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
Work for a cause, not for applause. Live life to express not to impress.
I still believe that standing up for the truth of God is the greatest thing in the world. This is the end (purpose) of life. The end of life is not to be happy. The end of life is not to achieve pleasure and avoid pain. The end of life is to do the will of God, come what may.
Return to a simpler life, and you will see that behind the expensive cars, the fashionable clothes, the empty celebrities, the fancy houses and the thick layers of make-up life has real meaning. Behind all the lies there is a deep well of wisdom that we can all drink from, and grow wiser, healthier and happier.
In examining disease, we gain wisdom about anatomy and physiology and biology.
In examining the person with disease, we gain wisdom about life.
Life is ironic. It takes sadness to know what happiness is, noise to appreciate silence and absence to value presence.
Wisdom and peace come when you start living the life the creator intended for you.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Music is the electrical soil in which the spirit lives, thinks and invents.
The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.
Regret is useless in life. It's in the past. All we have is now.
God grant me courage and hope for everyday, faith to guide me along my way, understanding and wisdom, too, and grace to accept what life gives me to do.
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.
Life is simple. Everything happens for you, not to you. Everything happens at exactly the right moment, neither too soon nor too late. You don't have to like it... it's just easier if you do.
You see a person's true colors when you are no longer beneficial to their life.
The mind, once stretched by a new idea, never returns to its original dimensions.
You are responsible for your life. You can't keep blaming somebody else for your dysfunction. Life is really about moving on.
If you do not trust life to unfold, the mind takes over and it becomes a game of strategy, motivated by anxiety. This mistrust is unfair. Life has given us so much, and yet we do not trust it.
My philosophy is: It's none of my business what people say of me and think of me. I am what I am and I do what I do. I expect nothing and accept everything. And it makes life so much easier.
Where is the Life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?
The first aim of a good college is not to teach books, but the meaning and purpose of life. Hard study and the learning of books are only a means to this end. We develop power and courage and determination and we go out to achieve Truth, Wisdom and Justice. If we do not come to this, the cost of schooling is wasted.
The Great Commission is not an option to be considered; it is a command to be obeyed.
Our death is not an end if we can live on in our children and the younger generation. For they are us; our bodies are only wilted leaves on the tree of life.
Life is wasted if we do not grasp the glory of the cross, cherish it for the treasure that it is, and cleave to it as the highest price of every pleasure and the deepest comfort in every pain. What was once foolishness to us—a crucified God—must become our wisdom and our power and our only boast in this world.