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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It is wisdom to believe the heart. - George Santayana

Wisdom is the sunlight of the soul. - German Proverb

Patience is the companion of wisdom. - St. Augustine

Silence does not always mark wisdom. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

A man may learn wisdom even from a foe. - Aristophenes

A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom. - Robert Frost

Knowledge can be communicated but not wisdom. - Herman Hesse

Wisdom comes with age, but keep it to yourself. - Mary Roach

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom. - Aristotle

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

Computer logic is no substitute for human wisdom. - Unknown

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

Honesty if the first chapter in the book of wisdom. - Thomas Jefferson

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

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

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

With the ancient is wisdom, and in length of days understanding. - Job 12:1

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

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

He that breaks a thing to find out what it is has left the path of wisdom. - JRR Tolkien

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

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

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

The only medicine for suffering, crime, and all the other woes of mankind, is wisdom. - Thomas Huxley

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

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

Knowledge alone is not enough. It must be leavened with magnanimity before it becomes wisdom. - Adlai E. Stevenson

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

Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information? - T S Eliot

It's easy to get a reputation for wisdom. It's only necessary to live long, speak little and do less. - P.D. James

The Eskimos had fifty-two names for snow because it was important to them: there ought to be as many for love. - Margaret Atwood

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

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

We learn wisdom from failure much more than success. We often discover what we will do, by finding out what we will not do. - Samuel Smiles

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

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

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


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17-Jun-2018