Don’t depend too much on anyone in this world because even your own shadow leaves you when you are in darkness.— Ibn Taymiyyah
Joyful Wise Wisdom quotations
Do not correct a fool or he will hate you. Correct a wise man and he will appreciate you.
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.
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.
Any fool can know. The point is to understand.
Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back and reasons to stay.
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.
The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things.
He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.
Fools live to regret their words, the wise regret their silence.
A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men.
This was said by gene wilder ... what does it mean ?
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
To admonish your brother in private is to advise him and improve him.
But to admonish him publicly is to disgrace and shame him.
Be strong enough to stand alone, be yourself enough to stand apart, but be wise enough to stand together when the time comes.
Does money upset the hearts of learned men? He answered, "men whose hearts are changed by money are not learned"
We have a right to believe whatever we want, but not everything we believe is right.
Authority, power, and wealth do not change a man; they only reveal him
A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
The real work is in the Heart: Wake up your Heart! Because when the heart is completely awake, Then it needs no Friend.
A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes, but when you look back, everything is different.
A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.
Only a fool learns from his own mistakes. The wise man learns from the mistakes of others.
When proven wrong, the wise man will correct himself and the ignorant will keep arguing.
A moment of patience in a moment of anger prevents a thousand moments of regret.
Fools take the knife and stab people in the back. The wise take a knife, cut the cord and free themselves from the fools.
Let me tell you how to love all equally.
Do not demand anything of those you love. If you make demands, some will give you more and some less. In that case you will love more those who give you more and less those who give you less. Thus your love will not be the same for all. You will not be able to love all impartially.
You cried when He took away your drop of water, not knowing He'd saved for you, the sea.
Put aside your pride, Set down your arrogance, And remember your grave.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.
The past is behind, learn from it. The future is ahead, prepare for it. The present is here, live it.
Great minds think alone.
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.
To admit you were wrong is to declare you are wiser now than before.
Invisible threads are the strongest ties.
What you think you become.
He who has overcome his fears will truly be free.
Knowledge is like underwear. It is useful to have it, but not necessary to show it off.
The wise stand out because they see themselves as part of the Whole.
They shine because they don't want to impress. They achieve great things because they don't look for recognition. Their wisdom is contained in what they are, not their opinions. They refuse to argue, so no-one argues with them.
A boat is safe in the harbor. But this is not the purpose of a boat.
Nothing exists; even if something exists, nothing can be known about it; and even if something can be known about it, knowledge about it can't be communicated to others.
A wise person knows that there is something to be learned from everyone
Anyone can find fault. It is the wise person who finds that which encourages another in the turmoils and strifes of the day.
God assumed from the beginning that the wise of the world would view Christians as fools...and He has not been disappointed....If I have brought any message today, it is this: Have the courage to have your wisdom regarded as stupidity. Be fools for Christ. And have the courage to suffer the contempt of the sophisticated world.
We are drowning in information, while starving for wisdom.
The world henceforth will be run by synthesizers, people able to put together the right information at the right time, think critically about it, and make important choices wisely.
A small act is worth a million thoughts.
Those who are truly wise will remain unmoved by feelings of happiness and suffering, fame and disgrace, praise and blame, gain and loss.They will remain calm like the eye of a hurricane.