Wise words Quotes SMS Collection

Your future depends on many things but

Your future depends on many things, but mostly on you.  ~Frank Tyger

Sometimes the best way to hold onto

Sometimes the best way to hold onto something is to let it go.  ~Author Unknown

Never undertake anything for which you wouldnt

Never undertake anything for which you wouldn’t have the courage to ask the blessings of heaven.  ~G.C. Lichtenberg

Go with your heart buddy our brains

Go with your heart, buddy.  Our brains only screw things up.  ~Chris Fedak and Allison Adler, Chuck, “Chuck Versus the Ring”TPV

Speak what you think to day in words

Speak what you think to-day in words as hard as cannon-balls and to-tomorrow speak what to-morrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradict

The important thing is this to be

The important thing is this:  to be able at any moment to sacrifice that which we are for what we could become.  ~Charles Du

One can enjoy a wood fire worthily

One can enjoy a wood fire worthily only when he warms his thoughts by it as well as his hands and feet.  ~Odell ShepardCUL,

The three great essentials to achieve anything

The three great essentials to achieve anything worth while are, first, hard work; second, stick-to-itiveness; third, common sense.  ~Thomas Edison

Dont ever take a fence down until

Don’t ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.  ~Robert Frost

Giving up doesnt always mean you are

Giving up doesn’t always mean you are weak.  Sometimes it means that you are strong enough to let go.  ~Author Unknown

Lend by your imperfections self esteem to others

Lend, by your imperfections, self-esteem to others, and you will be invited everywhere.  ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com

Have courage for the great sorrows of

Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones; and when you have laboriously accomplished your daily task, go

Every one should keep a mental wastepaper

Every one should keep a mental wastepaper basket and the older he grows the more things he will consign to it – torn up

Now and then it is a joy

Now and then it is a joy to have one’s table red with wine and roses.  ~Oscar Wilde

It is better to stir up a

It is better to stir up a question without deciding it, than to decide it without stirring it up.  ~Joseph JoubertCUL

Do not condemn the judgment of another

Do not condemn the judgment of another because it differs from your own.  You may both be wrong.  ~Dandemis

You cant truthfully explain your smallest action

You can’t truthfully explain your smallest action without fully revealing your character.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic’s Notebook, 1966CSN, TPV

On the bathing tub of king tang following

On the bathing-tub of King T’ang the following words were engraved:  "If you would one day renovate yourself, do so from day to day. 

Excess on occasion is exhilirating it prevents

Excess on occasion is exhilirating.  It prevents moderation from acquiring the deadening effect of a habit.  ~W. Somerset Maugham, The Summing Up, 1938LCD

All philosophy in two words sustain

All philosophy in two words, – sustain and abstain.  ~EpictetusMCTO, appetite section

If you hate your lot but wouldnt

If you hate your lot but wouldn’t trade it, it’s not your lot you hate.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic’s Notebook, 1966CSN, TPV

One should always play fair when one

One should always play fair when one has the winning cards.  ~Oscar Wilde

Enjoy when you can and endure must

Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must. ~Johann Wolfgang von GoetheCUL

See everything overlook a great deal correct

See everything; overlook a great deal; correct a little. ~Pope John XXIIIPIH

What a strange narrowness of mind now

What a strange narrowness of mind now is that, to think the things we have not known are better than the things we have

Just remember theres a right way and

Just remember, there’s a right way and a wrong way to do everything and the wrong way is to keep trying to make everybody

Be loyal to what you love be

Be loyal to what you love, be true to the earth, fight your enemies with passion and laughter.  ~Edward Abbey

The future lies before you like paths

The future lies before you, like paths of pure white snow.  Be careful how you tread it, for every step will show.  ~Author Unknown

To know the road ahead ask those

To know the road ahead, ask those coming back.  ~Chinese Proverb

Youve got to do your own growing

You’ve got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your grandfather was.  ~Irish ProverbCUL; also sometimes attributed to Abraham Lincoln

It is every mans obligation to put

It is every man’s obligation to put back into the world at least the equivalent of what he takes out of it.  ~Albert Einstein

There is a time for departure even

There is a time for departure even when there’s no certain place to go.  ~Tennessee Williams (Thomas Lanier)PMB

Be still like a mountain and flow

Be still like a mountain and flow like a great river.  ~Lao Tzu

Never confuse thoughtlessness with malice robert charles

Never confuse thoughtlessness with malice.  ~Robert Charles Whitehead

I make the most of all that

I make the most of all that comes and the least of all that goes.  ~Sara Teasdale, "The Philosopher" in Poems That Touch the

Create each day anew by clothing yourself

Create each day anew by clothing yourself with heaven and earth, bathing yourself with wisdom and love, and placing yourself in the heart of

Am i not destroying my enemies when

Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?  ~Abraham LincolnGCLE

Be wary of the man who urges

Be wary of the man who urges an action in which he himself incurs no risk.  ~Joaquin de Setanti

Work out your own salvation do not

Work out your own salvation.  Do not depend on others.  ~Buddha

The winds of grace are always blowing

The winds of grace are always blowing, but you have to raise the sail.  ~Ramakrishna

Work hard enrobe yourself in velvet hope

Work hard, enrobe yourself in velvet hope, and rule your world!  ~Terri Guillemets

Dont look for your dreams to come

Don’t look for your dreams to come true; look to become true to your dreams.  ~Michael Beckwith

Always when judging who people are remember

Always when judging Who people are, Remember to footnote The words "So far." ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com

Life is like riding a bicycle

Life is like riding a bicycle – in order to keep your balance, you must keep moving.  ~Albert Einstein

Everyone should learn to do one thing

Everyone should learn to do one thing supremely well because he likes it, and one thing supremely well because he detests it.  ~Brigham Young

Dig the well before you are thirsty

Dig the well before you are thirsty.  ~Chinese Proverb

Is bread the better for kneading so

Is bread the better for kneading? so is the heart.  Knead it then by spiritual exercises; or God must knead it by afflictions.  ~Augustus

A day is eternitys seed and we

A day is Eternity’s seed, and we are its Gardeners.  ~Erika Harris, empathicwriter.com

Dont compromise yourself youre all youve got

Don’t compromise yourself.  You’re all you’ve got.  ~Janis Joplin

Use your energy for good and it

Use your energy for good and it will be replenished with more good energy, use you energy for bad and your energy will be

Half the failures in life arise from

Half the failures in life arise from pulling in the horse as he is leaping.  ~Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles Hare, Guesses at

Tough and funny a little bit kind

Tough and funny and a little bit kind:  that is as near to perfection as a human being can be.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Second

Youve got a lot of choices if

You’ve got a lot of choices.  If getting out of bed in the morning is a chore and you’re not smiling on a regular

If you keep rephrasing the question it

If you keep rephrasing the question, it gradually becomes the answer.  ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com

Whatever we worship short of god is

Whatever we worship, short of God, is sure to be our undoing.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960CDN

Laziness will cause you pain slogan on

Laziness will cause you pain. ~Slogan on T-shirt worn at the Vee Arnis Jitsu School of Self-Defense

I think it pisses god off if

I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don’t notice it…. People think pleasing

Do not fall before you are pushed

Do not fall before you are pushed.  ~English Proverb

In this age which believes that there

In this age, which believes that there is a short cut to everything, the greatest lesson to be learned is that the most difficult

There are two kinds of light

There are two kinds of light – the glow that illuminates, and the glare that obscures.  ~James Thurber

Do not confuse your vested interests with

Do not confuse your vested interests with ethics. Do not identify the enemies of your privilege with the enemies of humanity. ~Max Lerner, Actions

Think of your faults the first part

Think of your faults the first part of the night when you are awake, and the faults of others the latter part of the

You can tell more about a person

You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.  ~Leo Aikman

If you have to do it every

If you have to do it every day, for God’s sake learn to do it well.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960CDN

Fear less hope more eat chew whine

Fear less, hope more; eat less, chew more; whine less, breathe more; talk less, say more; hate less, love more; and all good things

Where you find quality will a craftsman

Where you find quality, you will find a craftsman, not a quality-control expert.  ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com

The meaning of life is to find

The meaning of life is to find your gift.  The purpose of life is to give it away.  ~Author Unknown

Never make your home in a place

Never make your home in a place.  Make a home for yourself inside your own head.  You’ll find what you need to furnish it

I thought growing up was something that

I thought growing up was something that happened automatically as you got older.  But it turns out it’s something you have to choose to

The first and greatest victory is to

The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself; to be conquered by yourself is of all things most shameful and vile.  ~Plato

Friends and neighbors complain that taxes are

Friends and neighbors complain that taxes are indeed very heavy, and if those laid on by the government were the only ones we had

When you lose dont lose the lesson

When you lose, don’t lose the lesson.  ~Author Unknown

Walk lightly through life guy finley

Walk lightly through life.  ~Guy Finley

Dont wait for the last judgment it

Don’t wait for the Last Judgment.  It happens every day.  ~Albert Camus, The Fall, 1956lcd

Be the master of your fate be

Be the master of your fate, be the captain of your soul, but do not hesitate, should the chance befall you, to be the

When you start treating people like people

When you start treating people like people, they become people.  ~Paul Vitale

Every day is conquerable by its hours

Every day is conquerable by its hours, and every hour by its minutes.  ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com

We are cups constantly and quietly being

We are cups, constantly and quietly being filled.  The trick is, knowing how to tip ourselves over and let the beautiful stuff out.  ~Ray

Just be ordinary and nothing special eat

Just be ordinary and nothing special.  Eat your food, move your bowels, pass water, and when you’re tired, go and lie down.  The ignorant

If you surrender to the wind can

If you surrender to the wind, you can ride it. ~Toni MorrisonCD

Leaves are light and useless idle wavering

Leaves are light, and useless, and idle, and wavering, and changeable; they even dance; and yet God in his wisdom has made them a

Never saw off the branch you are

Never saw off the branch you are on, unless you are being hanged from it.  ~Stanislaw Lec

Never believe in mirrors or newspapers tom

Never believe in mirrors or newspapers.  ~Tom StoppardThe Hotel in Amsterdam, 1968

The most valuable lesson man has learned

The most valuable lesson man has learned from his dog is to kick a few blades of grass over it and move on.  ~Robert

Sometimes its more important to be human

Sometimes it’s more important to be human, than to have good taste. ~Brecht

Remember if youre headed in the wrong

Remember, if you?re headed in the wrong direction, God allows U-turns!  ~Allison Gappa Bottke

If you dont like how things are

If you don’t like how things are, change it! You’re not a tree. ~Jim Rohn

Dare to be imperfect and one day

Dare to be imperfect and one day there will tug at your sleeve a soulmate.  ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com

Never let a problem to be solved

Never let a problem to be solved become more important than the person to be loved.  ~Barbara Johnson

Spread joy chase your wildest dreams patch

Spread joy.  Chase your wildest dreams.  ~Patch Adams

Its better to fight for something than

It’s better to fight for something than against something.  ~Author Unknown

If only i may grow firmer simpler

If only I may grow:  firmer, simpler, quieter, warmer.  ~Dag Hammarskjold

When you throw dirt lose ground texan

When you throw dirt, you lose ground.  ~Texan Proverb