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
Unique Usefulness quotations
I used to believe that prayer changes things, but now I know that prayer changes us, and we change things.
There will always be rocks in the road ahead of us.
They will be stumbling blocks or stepping stones; it all depends on how you use them.
There's nothing inherently dirty about sex, but if you try real hard and use your imagination you can overcome that.
Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
Kinky sex involves the use of duck feathers. Perverted sex involves the whole duck.
You can't be who you are going to be and who you used to be at the same time.
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.
Take the stones people throw at you, and use them to build a monument
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.
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
I don't smoke, I don't drink, I don't use drugs.
That may be boring for some people, but that's just me. That's how I live my life.
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.
When we hang the capitalists they will sell us the rope we use.
I thought about how mothers feed their babies with tiny little spoons and forks so I wondered, what do Chinese mothers use? Toothpicks?
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.
One is only happy in proportion as he makes others feel happy and only useful as he contributes his influences for the finer callings in life.
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.
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.
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.
Intelligence is what you use when you don't know what to do.
A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
It doesn't matter how strong your opinions are.
If you don't use your power for positive change, you are, indeed, part of the problem.
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 can't use an old map to explore a new world.
Time is free, but it's priceless. You can't own it, but you can use it. You can't keep it, but you can spend it. Once you've lost it you can never get it back.
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.
Always recognize that human individuals are ends, and do not use them as means to your end.
India is using troops in Kashmir. They are losing the battle of heart and minds. It's like treating cancer with dispirin.
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
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.
I leave you love. I leave you hope. I leave you the challenge of developing confidence in one another. I leave you respect for the use of power. I leave you faith. I leave you racial dignity.
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.
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.
Music is a spiritual thing, you don't play with music.
If you play with music you will die young. You see, because when the higher forces give you the gift of music...musicians hip, it must be well used for the gift of humanity.