Nuggets of Wisdom

Posted by: on Feb 6, 2012 | No Comments

Oh, I haven’t written for a loooong time… Sad smile

Well, I have been cleaning the house over the weekend and I saw an old book called “Nuggets of Wisdom”, it’s full of inspiring quotes and I just want to share the bits and pieces that I like.


  • “I can’t do it” never yet accomplished anything; “I will try” has performed wonders. ~ Selected
  • People judge you by your actions, not your intentions. You may have heart of gold, but so has a hard-boiled egg. ~ Good Reading
  • Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore. ~ Andre Gide
  • Remember that anger is one letter away from danger. ~Anonymous
  • If you lie with dogs, you get up with fleas. ~Jewish proverb
  • The Bible survives because it contains God’s answers to mankind’s needs. ~ Laurence Maxwell
  • A man’s best collateral is his character. ~JP Morgan
  • Success is never final; failure is never fatal; it is courage that counts. ~ Winston Churchill
  • It is more important to know where you are going than to get there quickly. ~ Mabel Newcomber
  • Failure is just an opportunity to begin again more intelligently. ~ Henry Ford
  • It’s a lot easier to grow old than it is to grow up. ~ Frank Clark
  • Cultivate the habit of early rising. It is unwise to keep the head long on a level of the feet. ~ Henry David Thoreau
  • If a man empties his purse into his head, no man can take it from him. An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. ~ Benjamin Franklin
  • Don’t lie and you won’t have to remember any. ~ Chinese proverb
  • The gem cannot be polished without fiction, nor man perfected without trials. ~ Chinese proverb
  • Marriage is not wrecked by a blowout but rather by a slow leak – continued negligence and inattention. ~ Allan Petersen
  • A small mind is obstinate. A great mind can lead and be led. ~ Alexander Cannon
  • Anyone can be polite to a king, but it takes a gentleman to be polite to a beggar. ~ Anonymous
  • The more flesh, the more worms. The more possessions, the more worry. ~ Hillel

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