What is the best piece of wisdom someone has ever given you?

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  1. wonderingwoolley profile image59
    wonderingwoolleyposted 6 years ago

    What is the best piece of wisdom someone has ever given you?

  2. Traffic Creator profile image61
    Traffic Creatorposted 6 years ago

    Once my brother said that it is better to live five days like a lion than twenty five days like a fox.

  3. LewSethics profile image61
    LewSethicsposted 6 years ago

    Laugh and the world laughs with you, cry and you cry alone.

  4. flashmakeit profile image67
    flashmakeitposted 6 years ago

    How much better is it to get wisdom than gold!

  5. duffsmom profile image61
    duffsmomposted 6 years ago

    "Do one thing, and do it well."  Oddly enough that was on an Orville Redenbacher commercial - but his point is good.  Instead of running around like a$$es and doing 10 things at a time and not one of them getting done well or correctly.  Choose one, do it well, put your all into it - then move on to the next task.

  6. giopski profile image60
    giopskiposted 6 years ago

    "Mediocrity is the greatest crime to humanity."

  7. nuchime profile image59
    nuchimeposted 6 years ago

    If a job is worth doing, it is worth doing well.

  8. TENKAY profile image82
    TENKAYposted 6 years ago

    "forgive yourself so you can forgive others" .
    Jesus already died for all our sins, past, present and future.

  9. Spirit Whisperer profile image80
    Spirit Whispererposted 6 years ago

    Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.

  10. MsDora profile image94
    MsDoraposted 6 years ago

    My selection of the best may change according to how relevant it is at any time.  For now, I'm focused on: "Begin the search for God; and in finding God, see the pain disappear; watch the lack, the limitation, and the sin vanish."

  11. wilmiers77 profile image61
    wilmiers77posted 6 years ago

    Put all of your burdens on the Lord, and seek Him always, and all shall be added unto you.

  12. Rachel Richmond profile image60
    Rachel Richmondposted 6 years ago

    Do it right the first time and you won't have to go back to it.  What an energy saver!

  13. hazelwood4 profile image78
    hazelwood4posted 6 years ago

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  14. TIMETRAVELER2 profile image97
    TIMETRAVELER2posted 6 years ago

    To pay attention to whomever is giving you advice.  You don't take marital advice from a divorcee!

  15. swansong49 profile image57
    swansong49posted 6 years ago

    'Never go to bed angry - stay up and argue'!

  16. profile image52
    paid surveysposted 6 years ago

    Keep your eyes open and your mouth shut. Learn from the mistakes of others.

  17. Robie Benve profile image97
    Robie Benveposted 6 years ago

    You should not be afraid of anybody; instead, others should be timorous because of you. - when I was a very shy 6-year-old

  18. Benoitsmidget profile image61
    Benoitsmidgetposted 6 years ago

    The best piece of wisdom I have ever received is "Never place a period, where God has placed a comma".

  19. profile image0
    WordsAreStrengthposted 6 years ago

    The best pieces of advice are always the most simplistic. The best and most valuable lesson I ever learned was "don't worry about the past. There's nothing you can do to change what happened so don't waste time regretting it. If you made mistakes then learn from them and move on. Don't waste time on regrets."

  20. lone77star profile image84
    lone77starposted 6 years ago

    That you are entirely responsible for the condition and situation in which you find yourself.

    As a child of God, that says a lot. But only by returning to Him can one truly take full responsibility and dissolve the chains that bind one to the past.

  21. sweetzara profile image84
    sweetzaraposted 6 years ago

    I head someone once say: "Moment, only this moment. There's nothing else."

  22. Jynzly profile image72
    Jynzlyposted 6 years ago

    My Dad said "There are many ways to kill a dog." actually he should say "to skin a cat" but it still sounds brutal so I just take it as "Think outside the box..." that could mean persistence, or if there is "no way" then "create the way"...or something like that.

 
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