A wise woman puts a grain of sugar into everything she says to a man, and takes a grain of salt with everything he says to her.— Helen Rowland
Perspective Wise Sayings quotations
Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something.
A wise man speaks because he has something to say; a fool because he has to say something.
A wise quote can only change a wise man! Therefore, wise sayings are for the wise men, not for the fools! The sunflowers turn their face toward the Sun, the fools, toward the darkness!
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
I once heard a wise man say there are no perfect men. Only perfect intentions.
Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something.
In the land of "I know," there is always competitiveness, jealousy, pretence, pride and arrogance. It is an aggressive realm - the realm of the ego. I say refuse citizenship. In the land of "I dont know," the inhabitants move without conflict and are naturally quiet, happy and peaceful. The wise stay here.
When you have nothing to say - say nothing. It is the time to engage and get interested in others.
Each one of us has lived through some devastation, some loneliness, some weather superstorm or spiritual superstorm, when we look at each other we must say, I understand. I understand how you feel because I have been there myself. We must support each other and empathize with each other because each of us is more alike than we are unalike.
Hate and fear breed a poison in the blood, which if continued, affects eyes, ears, nose and the organs of digestion. Therefore, it is not wise to hear and remember the unkind things others might say about you.
When a pure devotee or spiritual master speak, what he says should be accepted as having been directly spoken by the Supreme Personality of Godhead in the Parampara System.
Sometimes it's the words we choose not to say that speak most loudly about our character.
Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away.
In our friendships we have to be wise that we choose godly people to be our friends. Somebody might say, well does that mean that you should never have a lost person as your friend? No, I wouldn't say that. But you can't have the same intimacy with a lost person that you can with a godly person in whom the Holy Spirit is living.
A wise person speaks carefully and with truth, for every word tht passes between one's teeth is meant for something.
Your capacity to say "No" determines your capacity to say "Yes" to greater things.
Let me embrace thee, sour adversity, for wise men say it is the wisest course.
I heard a wise saying once that has helped me: "Negative feelings are like stray cats. The more you feed them, the more they hang around.
For ages this idea has been proclaimed in the consummately wise teachings of religion, probably not alone as a means of insuring peace and harmony among men, but as a deeply founded truth. The Buddhist expresses it in one way, the Christian in another, but both say the same: We are all one.
The wise say that it is not an iron, wooden or fiber fetter which is a strong one, but the besotted hankering after trinkets, children and wives, that, say the wise, is the strong fetter. It drags one down, and loose as it feels, it is hard to break. Breaking this fetter, people renounce the world, free from longing and abandoning sensuality.
When every hope is gone, 'when helpers fail and comforts flee,' I find that help arrives somehow, from I know not where. Supplication, worship, prayer are no superstition; they are acts more real than the acts of eating, drinking, sitting or walking. It is no exaggeration to say that they alone are real, all else is unreal.
O be wise, what can I say more?
You know that just before that first Thanksgiving dinner there was one wise, old Native American woman saying, Don't feed them. If you feed them, they'll never leave.
What is wrong with priests and popes is that instead of being apostles and saints, they are nothing but empirics who say I know instead of I am learning, and pray for credulity and inertia as wise men pray for skepticism and activity.
Decisions are constantly before us. To make them wisely, courage is needed-the courage to say no, the courage to say yes. Decisions do determine destiny. I plead with you to make a determination right here, right now, not to deviate from the path which will lead to our goal: eternal life with our Father in Heaven.
People don't understand that all presidents, the minute they become president, get a knock at the door. And there's a man there saying, 'Let's talk about your funeral.' At the time I thought, God, that's a terrible thing. Later on, I thought it was pretty wise.
A smart person knows what to say, a wise person knows whether or not to say it.
The foolish sayings of a rich man pass for wise ones.
Those wise men knew God to be in things, and Divinity to be latent in Nature, working and glowing differently in different subjects and succeeding through diverse physical forms, in certain arrangements, in making them participants in her, I say, in her being, in her life and intellect.
Like your body your mind also gets tired so refresh it by wise sayings.
Words transform. Speak only with a good purpose. Say only things that serve you and others. Choose your words wisely.
Choose the words you say to yourself wisely; they are creating your reality.
Faeries are not fantasy, but a connection to reality.
Faeries are irrational, poetic, absurd, and very, very wise. Faeries say there is nonsense in dogma, and sense in nonsense. Faeries express themselves with high seriousness and low humour. Faeries are resistant to all definitions.
Still anyone who trusts a serpent deserves its bite.
The wise see a creature for what it is, not what it says it may be.
When it comes to Chinese food I have always operated under the policy that the less known about the preparation the better. A wise diner who is invited to visit the kitchen replies by saying, as politely as possible, that he has a pressing engagement elsewhere.
It's so simple to be wise. Just think of something stupid to say and say the opposite.
Some of the analysts were saying, Now you're a cash cow, there's no growth at all, pay it all out in dividends, give me it all, you can't invest wisely.