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

Patience is the companion of wisdom. - Saint Augustine

Silence does not always mark wisdom. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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

Nature and wisdom never are at strife. - Plutarch

We judge of man's wisdom by his hope. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom. - Aristotle

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

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

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

I'm Irish and Cherokee Indian. I can't faint. - Lynn Collins

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

Trouble brings experience, and experience brings wisdom. - Unknown

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

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

Teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom. - Psalms 90:12

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

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

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

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

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

The end of wisdom is to dream high enough not to lose the dream in the seeking of it. - William Faulkner

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

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

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

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

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

Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom. - Theodore Isaac Rubin

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

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

A man doesn't begin to attain wisdom until he recognizes that he is no longer indispensable. - Admiral Richard Byrd

The wisdom of man never yet contrived a system of taxation that would operate with perfect equality. - Andrew Jackson

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

They're picking bananas in Brazil and them Indians down there, they don't care about what you look like. - Archie Bunker

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

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

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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