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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Kindness is wisdom. - Phillip J. Bailey

Wisdom is the sunlight of the soul. - German Proverb

Wisdom is better than gold or silver. - German Proverb

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

Nature and wisdom never are at strife. - Plutarch

Children are the wisdom of the nation. - African Saying

A prudent question is one-half of wisdom. - Francis Bacon

Knowledge can be communicated but not wisdom. - Herman Hesse

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

Much wisdom often goes with the fewest words. - Sophocles

Of all parts of wisdom the practice is the best. - John Tillotson

Computer logic is no substitute for human wisdom. - Unknown

Common sense is wisdom with its sleeves rolled up. - Kyle Farnsworth

It is best to learn wisdom by the experience of others. - Latin Proverb

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

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

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

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

In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is freedom, in water there is bacteria. - Ben Franklin

Are you Indian or Pakistani? I can never tell the difference between you chaps. - Prince Philip

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

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

A man never reaches that dizzy height of wisdom when he can no longer be led by the nose. - Mark Twain

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

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

Knowledge is realizing that the street is one way; wisdom is looking in both directions anyway. - Albert Einstein

Few Indians only had breech cloths, most being wrapped in buffalo robes, otherwise quite naked. - Zebulon Pike

Everyone has a right to a university degree in America, even if it's in Hamburger Technology. - Clive James

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

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

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

To make no mistake is not in the power of man; but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future. - Plutarch

There are many humorous things in the world: among them the white man's notion that he is less savage than the other savages. - Mark Twain

We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology. - Carl Sagan

Each one must learn for himself the highest wisdom. It cannot be taught in words. Men who work cannot dream, and wisdom comes to us in dreams. - Smohalla

The first step in the acquisition of wisdom is silence, the second listening, the third memory, the fourth practice, the fifth teaching others. - Solomon Ibn Gabriol

Any man who thinks he can be happy and prosperous by letting the Government take care of him, better take a closer look at the American Indian. - Henry Ford


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