Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.
You cannot teach a man anything. You can only help him find it within himself.
Everything comes to him who hustles while he waits.
Thomas A. Edison
You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.
Franklin P Adams
Love is not a matter of counting the years, it's making the years count.
The best government is that which governs least.
Truth exist, only falsehood has to be invented.
Lord, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
St. Francis of Assisi
If you want work well done, select a busy man-the other kind has no time.
A closed mind is like a book; just a block of wood.
The hardest work of all is to do nothing.
There is only one happiness in life, to love and be loved.
Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain, and most fools do.
The most valuable of all talents is never using two words when one will do.
Nearly all men can handle adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
When angry, count ten before you speak. If very angry, a hundred.
Associate yourself with those of good quality if you esteem your reputation; for it better to be alone than in bad company.
Don't throw stones at your neighbor', if your own windows are glass.
Love speaks, even when lips are closed.
A good character is more valuable than gold.
Don't think there are no crocodiles because the water is calm.
No one is as deaf as the man who will not listen.
Where love is, no room is too small.
A father's goodness is higher than the mountains; a mother's goodness is deeper than the sea.
Tell me and I'll forget. Show me and I may not remember. Involve me and I'll understand.
Native American Proverb
The advice of the aged will not mislead you.
Avoid evil, and it will avoid thee.
You cannot prevent the birds of sorrow from flying over your head, but you can prevent them from building nest in your hair.
Nowadays you have to go to heaven to meet an angel.
Home is where the heart is.
If you scatter thorns; don't go barefoot.
Laughter is heard farther than weeping.
Life's caravan does not turn back.
A child is like an axe; even if it hurts you, you still carry it on your shoulder.
African (Bemba) Proverb
Fear less, hope more, eat less, chew more, whine less, breathe more, hate less, love more, and all good things will be yours.
Better late than never.
If you believe everything you read, better not read.
Let bygones be bygones.
For every door that shuts, ten will open.
God gave us burdens, also shoulders.
You can wash your hands but not your conscience.
It is not enough to aim, you must hit.
Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent.
A happy marriage is a long conversation that seems all too short.
Pray that you will never have to bear all that you are able to endure.