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Wise Positive Sayings

Updated on June 27, 2011

Inspirational Sayings

   The more I work with the body, keeping my assumptions in a temporary state of reservation, the more I appreciate and sympathize with a given "disease." The body no longer appears as a sick or irrational demon, but as a process with its own inner logic and wisdom.
  ~Author : Dr Thomas Arnold Mindell Famous Quotes

   It is a mistake to regard age as a downhill grade toward dissolution. The reverse is true. As one grows older, one climbs with surprising strides.
  ~Author : George Sand Inspirational Sayings

   A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
  ~Author : Oscar Wilde The Picture of Dorian Gray 1891 Nice Quotes

   In one important respect a man is fortunate in being poor. His responsibility to God is so much the less.
  ~Author : John Christian Bovee Great Sayings

   Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.
  ~Author : Marian Evans Meaningful Sayings

   When one is in town one amuses oneself. When one is in the country one amuses other people. It is excessively boring.
  ~Author : Oscar Wilde Jack from The Importance of Being Earnest Wise Quotes

   We all of us need assistance. Those who sustain others themselves want to be sustained.
  ~Author : Maurice Hulst Motivational Sayings

   Whoever finds love
beneath hurt and grief
disappears into emptiness
with a thousand new disguises.
  ~Author : Jelaluddin Rumi Famous Quotes

   Change starts when someone sees the next step.
  ~Author : William Drayton Inspirational Sayings


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      Whitney 6 years ago

      In the 1940s a survey listed the top seven discipline problems in public schools talking, chewing gum, making noise, running in the halls, getting out of turn in line, wearing improper clothes, not putting paper in wastebaskets. A 1980s survey lists these top seven drug abuse, alcohol abuse, pregnancy, suicide, rape, robbery, assault. (Arson, gang warfare and venereal disease are also-rans.) George Will Popular Quotes

      Just because the solutions of problems are not visible at any particular time does not mean that those problems will never be alleviated -- or confined to tolerable dimensions. History has a way of changing the very terms in which problems operate and of leaving them, in the end, unsolved, to be sure, yet strangely deflated of their original meaning and importance. M I Abramowitz Inspirational Sayings

      The soul is the captain and ruler of the life of morals. Sallust Nice Quotes

      The people I distrust most are those who want to improve our lives but have only one course of action. Frank Herbert Motivational Sayings

      When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. Hunter S Thompson Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Meaningful Sayings

      Think of how many religions attempt to validate themselves with prophecy. Think of how many people rely on these prophecies, however vague, however unfulfilled, to support or prop up their beliefs. Yet has there ever been a religion with the prophetic accuracy and reliability of science? Carl Sagan Famous Sayings

      Visits always give pleasure, if not the arrival, the departure. Portuguese Proverb Wise Quotes

      Insanity: a perfectly rational adjustment to the insane world. R D Laing Witty Sayings

      It is in his pleasure that a man really lives; it is from his leisure that he constructs the true fabric of self. Agnes Repplier Great Sayings

      A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom. Robert Frost Popular Quotes

      What lies in our power to do, it lies in our power not to do. Aristotle Inspirational Sayings

      Puritanism: The haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy. H L Mencken Nice Quotes

      The politicians don't just want your money. They want your soul. They want you to be worn down by taxes until you are dependent and helpless. When you subsidize poverty and failure, you get more of both. James Dale Davidson Motivational Sayings

      Acceptance is such an important commodity, some have called it "the first law of personal growth." Peter McWilliams Life 101 Meaningful Sayings

      I never met anybody who said when they were a kid, "I wanna grow up and be a critic." Richard Pryor Guardian Unlimited UK August 9 2004 Famous Sayings

      You need more fact in the dangerous art of giving presents than in any other social action. William Bolitho Wise Quotes

      Once you've accumulated sufficient knowledge to get by, you're too old to remember it. Unknown Witty Sayings

      Misanthropes need people without a steady supply, the misanthrope cannot fully apply his art. Polly Whitney Great Sayings

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      Stokes  6 years ago

      If you haven't found something strange during the day, it hasn't been much of a day.

      ~Author : John A Wheeler Famous Quotes

      Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it.

      ~Author : Albert Einstein Inspirational Sayings

      A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood.

      ~Author : William Shenstone Nice Quotes

      The world is proof that God is a committee.

      ~Author : Bob Stokes Great Sayings

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      Publilius  6 years ago

      It is not enough to aim you must hit.

      ~Author : Italian Proverb Inspirational Sayings

      The heart of religion lies in its personal pronouns.

      ~Author : Martin Luther Nice Quotes

      The point of quotations is that one can use another's words to be insulting.

      ~Author : Amanda Cross Great Sayings

      No man is happy who does not think himself so.

      ~Author : Publilius Syrus Meaningful Sayings

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      Alcantara  6 years ago

      Peace is when time doesn't matter as it passes by.

      ~Author : Maria Schell Meaningful Sayings

      In real love you want the other person's good. In romantic love you want the other person.

      ~Author : Margaret Anderson Wise Quotes

      Fundamentalists are to Christianity what paint-by-numbers is to art.

      ~Author : Robin Tyler Motivational Sayings

      The trouble is that everyone talks about reforming others, and no one thinks about reforming himself.

      ~Author : Peter Alcantara Famous Quotes

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      Wise Positive Sayings 7 years ago

      Materialists and madmen never have doubts.

      ~Author : Gilbert Keith Chesterton Inspirational Sayings

      When we discover that the truth is already in us, we are all at once our original selves.

      ~Author : Dogen Nice Quotes

      You miss 100 of the shots you never take.

      ~Author : Wayne Gretzky Great Sayings

      Most affections are habits or duties we lack the courage to end.

      ~Author : Henri de Montherlant Meaningful Sayings

      A grain of gold will gild a great surface, but not so much as a grain of wisdom. - from Live Without Principle

      ~Author : Henry David Thoreau Popular Sayings