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Aphorisms & Quotes WISE SAYING. By nature all men are alike, but by education very different.

WISE SAYING. By nature all men are alike, but by education very different.
The noble-minded dedicate themselves to the promotion of the happiness of others—even of those who injure them. True happiness consists in making happy.

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  • The noble-minded dedicate themselves to the promotion of the happiness of others—even of those who injure them. True happiness consists in making happy.

       
    The noble-minded dedicate themselves  	to the promotion of the happiness of  	others—even of those... about: Wise Sayings author: Bhravi.

  • It is easy to lose important opportunities, and difficult to regain them; therefore when they present themselves it is the more necessary to make every effort to retain them.

       
    It is easy to lose important opportunities,  	and difficult to regain them; therefore  	when they pr... about: Wise Sayings author: Guicciardini.

  • Shall He to thee His aid refuse
    Who clothes the swan in dazzling white,
    Who robes in green the parrot bright,
    The peacocks decks in rainbow hues?*

       
    Shall He to thee His aid refuse   	Who clothes the swan in dazzling white,   	Who robes in green the... about: Wise Sayings author: Manu.

  • By nature all men are alike, but by education very different.

       
    By nature all men are alike, but by  	education very different. about: Wise Sayings author: Chinese.

  • All the blessings of a household come through the wife, therefore should her husband honour her.

       
    All the blessings of a household come  	through the wife, therefore should  	her husband honour her. about: Wise Sayings author: Talmud.

  • Men are not rich or poor according to what they possess but to what they desire. The only rich man is he that with content enjoys a competence.

       
    Men are not rich or poor according  	to what they possess but to what they  	desire. The only rich m... about: Wise Sayings author: R. Chamberlain.

  • We rather confess our moral errors, faults, and crimes than our ignorance.

       
    We rather confess our moral errors,  	faults, and crimes than our ignorance. about: Wise Sayings author: Goethe.

  • If a man conquer in battle a thousand times a thousand men, and if another conquer himself, he is the greater of conquerors.*

       
    If a man conquer in battle a thousand  	times a thousand men, and if another  	conquer himself, he i... about: Wise Sayings author: Hindu Poetess.

  • To those who err in judgment, not in will, anger is gentle.

       
    To those who err in judgment, not in  	will, anger is gentle. about: Wise Sayings author: Sophocles.

  • Everything that is acknowledges the blessing of existence. Shalt not thou, by a similar acknowledgment, be happy? If thou pay due attention to sounds, thou shalt hear the praise of the Creator celebrated by the whole creation.

       
    Everything that is acknowledges the  	blessing of existence. Shalt not thou,  	by a similar acknowle... about: Wise Sayings author: Nakhshab.

  • It is well that there is no one without a fault, for he would not have a friend in the world: he would seem to belong to a different species.

       
    It is well that there is no one without a  	fault, for he would not have a friend  	in the world: he... about: Wise Sayings author: Hazlitt.

  • To-day is thine to spend, but not to-morrow;
    Counting on morrows breedeth bankrupt sorrow:
    O squander not this breath that Heaven hath lent thee;
    Make not too sure another breath to borrow.

       
    To-day is thine to spend, but not to-morrow;   	Counting on morrows breedeth bankrupt sorrow:   	O s... about: Wise Sayings author: Omar Khayym.

  • The value of three things is justly appreciated by all classes of men: youth, by the old; health, by the diseased; and wealth, by the needy.

       
    The value of three things is justly appreciated  	by all classes of men: youth, by the  	old; health... about: Wise Sayings author: Omar Khayym.

  • Reason is captive in the hands of the passions, as a weak man in the hands of an artful woman.

       
    Reason is captive in the hands of  	the passions, as a weak man in the  	hands of an artful woman. about: Wise Sayings author: Sa␙d.

  • In the life of every man there are sudden transitions of feeling, which seem almost miraculous. At once, as if some magician had touched the heavens and the earth, the dark clouds melt into the air, the wind falls, and serenity succeeds the storm. The causes which produce these changes may have been long at work within us, but the changes themselves are instantaneous, and apparently without sufficient cause.

       
    In the life of every man there are sudden  	transitions of feeling, which seem almost  	miraculous. ... about: Wise Sayings author: Longfellow.

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