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
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Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
The man who promises everything is sure to fulfil nothing, and everyone who promises too much is in danger of using evil means in order to carry out his promises, and is already on the road to perdition.
Love is man's natural endowment, but he doesn't know how to use it.
He refuses to recognize the power of love because of his love of power.
Religion is the organization of spirituality into something that became the hand maiden of conquerors. Nearly all religions were brought to people and imposed on people by conquerors, and used as the framework to control their minds.
Always recognize that human individuals are ends, and do not use them as means to your end.
We must use our lives to make the world a better place to live, not just to acquire things. That is what we are put on the earth for.
When someone isn’t smart enough to express their frustration, they use dirty words. Those are words that describe a lack of intelligence. Smart people don’t use those kind of dirty words, because they find it an insult to their intelligence.
I used to believe that prayer changes things, but now I know that prayer changes us, and we change things.
Be aware of your own worth, use all of your power to achieve it.
Create an ocean from a dewdrop. Do not beg for light from the moon, obtain it from the spark within you.
I used to think the worst thing in life was to end up all alone, it's not. The worst thing in life is to end up with people who make you feel alone.
Intelligence is what you use when you don't know what to do.
To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead.
My mama always used to tell me: 'If you can't find somethin' to live for, you best find somethin' to die for.'
Knowing that I am different from the body, I need not neglect the body.
It is a vehicle that I use to transact with the world. It is the temple which houses the Pure Self within.
You build on failure. You use it as a stepping stone. Close the door on the past. You don't try to forget the mistakes, but you don't dwell on it. You don't let it have any of your energy, or any of your time, or any of your space.
Do not think dishonestly... Distinguish between gain and loss in worldly matters. Develop intuitive judgement and understanding for everything. Perceive those things which cannot be seen. Pay attention even to trifles. Do nothing which is of no use.
You can't use an old map to explore a new world.
People will hurt you. But don't use that as an excuse for your poor choices, use it as motivation to make the right ones.
The study of geography is about more than just memorizing places on a map.
It's about understanding the complexity of our world, appreciating the diversity of cultures that exists across continents. And in the end, it's about using all that knowledge to help bridge divides and bring people together.
You can't be who you are going to be and who you used to be at the same time.
The purpose of life is not to be happy.
It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.
Take the stones people throw at you, and use them to build a monument
The man who is not able to develop and use his mind is bound to be the slave of the other man who uses his mind
The oil is a gift bestowed by God on the Arab nation, to use after centuries of poverty, backwardness and servitude - in raising its living standards, developing its economic, social and cultural conditions, and building up its own power to meet the challenges and conspiracies besetting it.
The greatest use of a life is to spend it on something that will outlast it.
Merely by describing yourself as black you have started on a road towards emancipation, you have committed yourself to fight against all forces that seek to use your blackness as a stamp that marks you out as a subservient being.
I would like to be remembered as someone who accomplished useful deeds, and who was a kind and loving person. I would like to leave the memory of a human being with a correct attitude and who did her best to help others.
Millennials expect to create a better future, using the collaborative power of digital technology.
Most human behavior is controlled by images.
Image is a factor in how people look at themselves and what they use to reflect themselves. The control of images is a major factor in world power.
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.
The aim of life is no more to control the mind, but to develop it harmoniously;
not to achieve salvation here after, but to make the best use of it here below
I used to hate old-timers who didn't praise the younger wrestlers, but you've got to pass the torch sometime. If you're old, that torch gets too heavy for you and you can't carry it, so it won't do you any good.
The true science of martial arts means practicing them in such a way that they will be useful at any time, and to teach them in such a way that they will be useful in all things.
One of the great uses of Twitter and Facebook will be to prove at the Last Day that prayerlessness was not from lack of time.