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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Turn your wounds into wisdom. - Oprah

Doubt is the origin of wisdom. - Rene Descartes

Patience is the companion of wisdom. - Saint Augustine

Nature and wisdom never are at strife. - Plutarch

Children are the wisdom of the nation. - African Saying

Wise is he who collects the wisdom of others. - Juan Guerra Caceras

Much wisdom often goes with the fewest words. - Sophocles

Logic is the beginning of wisdom, not the end. - Leonard Nimoy

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom. - Aristotle

It is not wisdom but authority that makes a law. - Thomas Hobbes

Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom. - Euripides

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

Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life. - Immanuel Kant

Wisdom is oftentimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar. - William Wordsworth

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

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

Vegetarian: an old Indian word for "doesn't hunt well." - Paul Harvey

The wisdom of nations lies in their proverbs, which are brief and pithy. - William Penn

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

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

The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quoatations. - Benjamin Disraeli

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

A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew. - Herb Caen

The first point of wisdom is to. discern what is false; the second, to know what is true. - Lactantius

Wisdom is knowing what to do next, skill is knowing how to do it, and virtue is doing it. - David S Jordan

Technology is the knack of so arranging the world that we don't have to experience it. - Max Frisch

When my friends and I played cowboys and Indians, I was always the Chinese railroad worker. - Robin Williams

Authority without wisdom is like a heavy axe without an edge, fitter to bruise than to polish. - Anne Bradstreet

Wisdom teaches us to do, as well as to talk; and to make our words and actions all of a colour. - Seneca

We are each given a limitless capacity to love and attain wisdom. The extent we use these gifts is our choice. - Anthony Douglas

Wisdom consists, not in seeing what is directly before us, but in discerning those things which may come to pass. - Terence

Both in thought and in feeling, even though time be real, to realise the unimportance of time is the gate of wisdom. - Bertrand Russell

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

Year's end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us. - Hal Borland

Music is your own experience, your thoughts, your wisdom. If you don't live it, it won't come out of your horn. - Charlie Parker

To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living. - Frederic Amiel

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

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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