The Best Wisdom Quotes

  • 11

    A Favorite of 1037 users

    If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop digging.

    March 4, 2003 by aschrage in Wisdom  ID#:7036
  • 12

    A Favorite of 1036 users

    You have to have a darkness for the dawn to come.

    February 3, 2003 by robsant in Wisdom  ID#:6222
  • 13

    A Favorite of 993 users

    A word of encouragement during a failure is worth more than an hour of praise after success.

    February 21, 2003 by Sinetos in Wisdom  ID#:6605
  • 14

    A Favorite of 931 users

    That which does not kill us only makes us stronger.

    October 16, 2000 by jim in Wisdom  ID#:168
  • 15

    A Favorite of 915 users

    God gave us mouths that close and ears that don't-- that should tell us something

    February 16, 2006 by wrcheerleader in Wisdom  ID#:62317
  • 16

    A Favorite of 839 users

    Never deprive someone of hope; it might be all they have.

    October 16, 2000 by Bob in Wisdom  ID#:177
  • 17

    A Favorite of 837 users

    I've learned-
    That you cannot make someone love you, all you can do is be someone who can be loved. The rest is up to them that no matter how much I care, some people just don't care back.
    I've learned-
    That it takes years to build up trust, and only seconds to destroy it. That it's not what you have in your life but who you have in your life that counts.
    I've learned-
    That you can get by on charm for about fifteen minutes. After that, you better know something. That you shouldn't compare yourself to the best others can do. That you can do something in an instant that will give you heartache for life.
    I've learned-
    That it's taking me a long time to become the person that I want to be. That you should always leave loved ones with loving words. It may be the last time you see them.
    I've learned-
    That you can keep going long after you can't. That we are responsible for what we do, no matter how we feel.
    I've learned-
    That either you control your attitude or it controls you. That regardless of how hot and steamy a relationship is a first, the passion fades and there had better be something else to take its place.
    I've learned-
    That heroes are the people who do what has to be done when it needs to be done, regardless of the consequences. That money is a lousy way of keeping score.
    I've learned-
    That my best friend and I can do anything or nothing and have the best time. That sometimes the people you expect to kick you when you are down will be the ones to help you get back up.
    I've learned-
    That sometimes when I get angry I have the right to be angry, but it doesn't give me the right to be cruel. That true friendship continues to grow over the longest distance, and the same goes for true love.
    I've learned-
    That just because someone doesn't love you the way you want them to doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have. That maturity has more to do with what types of experiences you've had and what you've learned from them and less to do with how many birthdays you've celebrated.
    I've learned-
    That you should never tell a child their dreams are unlikely or outlandish. Few things are more humiliating, and what tragedy it would be if they believed it. That no matter how good your friend is, they're going to hurt you every once in a while, and you must forgive them for that.
    I've learned-
    That it isn't always good enough to be forgiven by others. Sometimes you must learn to forgive yourself. That no matter how bad a heart is broken; the world doesn't stop for your grief.
    I've learned-
    That our background and circumstances may have influenced who we are, but we are responsible for whom we become. That just because two people argue, it doesn't mean that they don't love each other, and just because they don't argue, it doesn't mean they do.
    I've learned-
    That we don't have to change friends, if we understand that friends change. That two people can look at the exact same thing and see something totally different.
    I've learned-
    That your life can be changed in a matter of hours by people who don't even know you. That even when you think you have no more to give, when a friend cries out to you, you will find the strength to help.
    I've learned-
    That credentials on the wall do not make you a decent human being.
    That the people you care about the most in life are taken from you too soon

    June 28, 2006 by metsfan4life in Wisdom  ID#:82249
  • 18

    A Favorite of 833 users

    In the eyes of a child you will see...the world as it should be.

    October 16, 2000 by Donny in Wisdom  ID#:157
  • 19

    A Favorite of 832 users

    Common sense is not so common.

    October 9, 2000 by Jim in Wisdom  ID#:137
  • 20

    A Favorite of 830 users

    The early bird may get the worm, but it's the second mouse who gets the cheese.

    July 7, 2002 by mskingofhearts in Wisdom  ID#:4426