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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Wisdom outweighs any wealth. - Sophocles

Turn your wounds into wisdom. - Oprah

Doubt is the origin of wisdom. - Rene Descartes

Wisdom is the sunlight of the soul. - German Proverb

Silence does not always mark wisdom. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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

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

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

Knowledge can be communicated but not wisdom. - Herman Hesse

Much wisdom often goes with the fewest words. - Sophocles

Computer logic is no substitute for human wisdom. - Unknown

Nine-tenths of wisdom consists in being wise in time. - Theodore Roosevelt

Trouble brings experience, and experience brings wisdom. - Unknown

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

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

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

Yancy is actually a Native-American name, but I'm Irish. Go figure. - Yancy Butler

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

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

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

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

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

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

Understand why and how your audience uses technology and then start trying to align your communications efforts. - Brian Reich

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

If it's green, it's biology. If it stinks, it's chemistry. If it has numbers, it's math. If it doesn't work, it's technology. - Unknown


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23-Jan-2018