Where White Man Went Wrong

Sage advice from Indian Chief “Two Eagles”



Where White Man Went Wrong

Original Text Format (2003): Cherokee Chief Wisdom

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Doubt is the origin of wisdom. - Rene Descartes

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. - Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Kisses are a better fate than wisdom. - e e cummings

Nature and wisdom never are at strife. - Plutarch

Doubt is often the beginning of wisdom. - M. Scott Peck

Computer logic is no substitute for human wisdom. - Unknown

Proverbs may be said to be the abridgment of wisdom. - Joseph Joubert

All human wisdom is summed up in two words - wait and hope. - Alexandre Dumas

Native ability without education is like a tree without fruit. - Aristippus

The seat of knowledge is in the head, of wisdom, in the heart. - William Hazlitt

Mistakes are the usual bridge between inexperience and wisdom. - Unknown

The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their right names. - Chinese Proverb

I prefer the errors of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom. - Anatole France

Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Lisa, vampires are make-believe, like elves, gremlins, and Eskimos. - Homer Simpson

The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

To acquire knowledge one must study. To acquire wisdom one must observe. - Marilyn Vos Savant

All this worldly wisdom was once the unnameable heresy of some wise man. - Henry David Thoreau

Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child. - Ron Wild

It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity. - Albert Einstein

Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance. - H L Mencken

There is no greater wisdom than well to time the beginnings and onsets of things. - Francis Bacon

Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad. - Miles Kington

And what is better than wisdom? Woman. And what is better than a good woman? Nothing. - Geoffrey Chaucer

True wisdom is to know what is best worth knowing, and to do what is best worth doing. - Edward Humphrey

It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf. - Walter Lippmann

If suffering brought wisdom, the dentist's office would be full of luminous ideas. - Mason Cooley

We can know only that we know nothing. And that is the highest degree of human wisdom. - Leo Tolstov

Wisdom doesn't necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself. - Tom Wilson

That's what Columbus said to the Indians just before he gypped 'em out of Manhattan. - Archie Bunker

God gives men wisdom as he gives them gold; his treasure house is not the mint, but the mine. - Arabic Proverb

Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd have preferred to talk. - Doug Larson

I do not think there is any silver bullet to solving the technology side of the security equation. - John W. Thompson

I love solving puzzles, I love finding my way around obstacles, and I love learning new things about technology. - Kevin Mitnick

Mistakes are the stepping stones to wisdom. We learn from trial and error; we become wise by understanding problems. - Leon Brown

The man of wisdom is never of two minds;
the man of benevolence never worries;
the man of courage is never afraid. - Confucius

He who learns the rules of wisdom without conforming to them in his life is like a man who plows in his field but does not sow. - Saadi

If Aliens visit us, the outcome would be much as when Columbus landed in America, which didn't turn out well for the Native Americans. - Stephen Hawking

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. - Reinhold Niebuhr

Animals, in their generation, are wiser than the sons of men; but their wisdom is confined to a few particulars, and lies in a very narrow compass. - Joseph Addison


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17-Aug-2018