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Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Misty » April 15th, 2013, 10:13 am

I thought is would be fun to post ones OWN sayings of wisdom. I will start. As far as I know it is original. I am not saying it is great, just my thought I think is worth sharing.


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Things are not always as they appear; it's a matter of perception.

The eyes can only see what the mind has, is, or will be prepared to comprehend.

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Logicus » April 15th, 2013, 11:07 am

I like yours.

"Never start a fight, and never back down from one."

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Daviddunn » April 15th, 2013, 12:55 pm

Nice thread Misty.
When you are happy act in such a way that when you are sad it goes unnoticed.

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Misty » April 16th, 2013, 4:19 pm

Thank you Logicus and Daviddunn, I like your wisdom as well and hope others will follow your example and post their thoughts of wisdom.

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Dionysus12 » April 16th, 2013, 6:30 pm

It is wise to know one is not wise!

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Spiral Out » April 17th, 2013, 10:53 am

Thanks for creating this thread, Misty. I've enjoyed reading all of the contributions thus far.

My own contribution would be:

When acquiring knowledge, one seeks that which is found without.
When acquiring truth, one seeks that which is found within.
When acquiring wisdom, one seeks that which is found in knowledge and truth.
Dedicated to the fine art of thinking.

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Dionysus12 » April 17th, 2013, 5:04 pm

I second what SpiralOut says. Very entertaining.

Would Misty like to extend this board to include fictional pseudo-philosophical statements. For example:

A closed book has no numbered pages

For only he who lives in the shade can know where the sun shines

Philosophy has said many things, but heard nothing.

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Misty » April 17th, 2013, 5:32 pm

Spiral Out wrote:Thanks for creating this thread, Misty. I've enjoyed reading all of the contributions thus far.

My own contribution would be:

When acquiring knowledge, one seeks that which is found without.
When acquiring truth, one seeks that which is found within.
When acquiring wisdom, one seeks that which is found in knowledge and truth.

Good sayings! Thanks and keep them coming.

-- Updated Wed Apr 17, 2013 6:05 pm to add the following --
Dionysus12 wrote:It is wise to know one is not wise!

Thank you..... A wise observation!
Dionysus12 wrote:I second what SpiralOut says. Very entertaining.



(Nested quote removed.)

Would Misty like to extend this board to include fictional pseudo-philosophical statements. For example:

A closed book has no numbered pages

For only he who lives in the shade can know where the sun shines

Philosophy has said many things, but heard nothing.
Are these sayings your work? I like them. If it makes you happy then be my guest.
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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Dionysus12 » April 17th, 2013, 7:34 pm

yes, they are my own work, they were dreamed up in a whimsical moment.

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Fanman » April 17th, 2013, 8:53 pm

The blind and the misguided walk along the same path in life, keep to what you know is morally right and the path will correct itself to suit your steps. You will succeed even though you cannot see where you are going.

The truth is like the sun and the moon, even when you can't see it, it is still there, waiting to come out.
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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Misty » April 18th, 2013, 4:16 pm

Fanman wrote:The blind and the misguided walk along the same path in life, keep to what you know is morally right and the path will correct itself to suit your steps. You will succeed even though you cannot see where you are going.

The truth is like the sun and the moon, even when you can't see it, it is still there, waiting to come out.

Thank you Fanman,

So true. I like the way the two relate! Keep writing.

-- Updated Thu Apr 18, 2013 3:17 pm to add the following --
Dionysus12 wrote:yes, they are my own work, they were dreamed up in a whimsical moment.

Thank you Dionysus12,

I hope you have more "whimsical moments!
Things are not always as they appear; it's a matter of perception.

The eyes can only see what the mind has, is, or will be prepared to comprehend.

I am Lion, hear me ROAR! Meow.

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Simply Wee » April 18th, 2013, 5:57 pm

Sometimes your enemy can be your best friend, sometimes your friend is your worst enemy.
"Men are not disturbed by things, but the view they take of things".

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by A_Seagull » April 18th, 2013, 11:37 pm

A 'problem' is only a problem if you think it's a problem.
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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by Vareth » April 20th, 2013, 6:02 am

good.... :)

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Re: Personally written wisdom sayings

Post by A_Seagull » April 20th, 2013, 7:23 pm

If a statement is without foundation, how can it be distinguished from fantasy?
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