quote by Chief Dan George

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.

— Chief Dan George

Helpful Proverbs Wisdom quotations

Proverbs wisdom quote Be not afraid of going slowly, Be afraid of standing still.

Be not afraid of going slowly, Be afraid of standing still.

A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion.

Wisdom and peace come when you start living the life the creator intended for you.

Proverbs wisdom quote A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.

A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.

The early bird catches the worm.

Old age is not as honorable as death, but most people seek it.

The wisdom of nations lies in their proverbs, which are brief and pithy.

Collect and learn them; they are notable measures of directions for human life; you have much in little; they save time in speaking; and upon occasion may be the fullest and safest answer.

Proverbs wisdom quote Words are free. It's how you use them, that may cost you.

Words are free. It's how you use them, that may cost you.

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The wisdom of nations lies in their proverbs, which are brief and pithy.

The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their proper name.

When the student is ready the teacher will appear.

Proverbs wisdom quote The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.

The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.

Don't count your chickens before they egg.

What's good for the goose is good for the gander.

Too many cooks spoil the broth

Proverbs wisdom quote Knowledge is learning something every day. Wisdom is letting go of something eve

Knowledge is learning something every day. Wisdom is letting go of something every day.

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You can lead a bureaucrat to water, but you can't make him think.

So long as mists envelop you, be still.

Be still until the sunlight pours through and dispels the mists - as it surely will. Then act with courage.

Listen, or your tongue will make you deaf.

There is no time like the present.

Strike while the iron is hot.

The power of the world always works in circles.

Fools despise wisdom and instruction.

If you don't stand for something, you stand for nothing.

Wisdom is like a baobab tree; no one individual can embrace it.

Only by pride comes contention; but, with the well-advised is wisdom. Proverbs 13:10

There's an old Celtic proverb that I follow: See much, study much, suffer much is the path to wisdom.

The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame. Proverbs 29:15

The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages is preserved into perpetuity by a nation's proverbs, fables, folk sayings and quotations.

Blessed is the man who finds wisdom, the man who gains understanding, for she is more profitable than silver and yields better returns than gold. She is more precious than rubies; nothing you desire can compare with her. Proverbs 3:13-15

Education, we see, is not merely gaining knowledge or skills helpful toward productive work, though certainly that is a part of it. Rather it is a replenishment and an expansion of the natural thirst of the mind and soul. Learning is a gradual process of growth, each step building upon the other. It is a process whereby the learner organizes and integrates not only facts but attitudes and values. The Lord has told us that we must open our minds and our hearts to learn. There is a Chinese proverb: Wisdom is as the moon rises, perceptible not in progress but in result. As our knowledge is converted to wisdom, the door to opportunity is unlocked.

A proverb is one man's wit and all men's wisdom.

A proverb is the wisdom of many and the wit of one.

I'm always looking for ways to explore the politics of the everyday.

For me, the proverbs were a way of bringing in this ancient wisdom that in Arabic culture is often quoted. Those proverbs are such a huge part of the language and parts of people's every day. This is the wisdom that we use in our everyday life but we're not always listening to.

Music-hall songs provide the dull with wit, just as proverbs provide them with wisdom.

My favorite book in the Bible is always Proverbs because it's where you can find wisdom for no matter what you're going through. It hits me every time I read it. I've always read Proverbs regularly because it helps me deal with what's happening every day in real life.

Proverbs are potted wisdom.

The hope of the world is that wisdom can arrest conflict between brothers.

I believe that war is the deadly harvest of arrogant and unreasoning minds. And I find grounds for this belief in the wisdom literature of Proverbs. It says in effect this: Panic strikes like a storm and calamity comes like a whirlwind to those who hate knowledge and ignore their God.

The strength of Ray Ortlund's study of Proverbs is its Christ-centeredness.

The wisdom of Proverbs loses none of its practical value, but rather is given its ultimate fulfillment as an expression of the wisdom of Christ.

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