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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Doubt is the origin of wisdom. - Rene Descartes

It is wisdom to believe the heart. - George Santayana

Nature and wisdom never are at strife. - Plutarch

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

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

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

Much wisdom often goes with the fewest words. - Sophocles

Dogma is the sacrifice of wisdom to consistency. - Lewis Perelman

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

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

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

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

The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their right names. - Chinese Proverb

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

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

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

It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf. - Walter Lippmann

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

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

Wisdom is the ability to acquire knowledge and analyze it both logically and emotionally. - Vivian Clayton

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

In the whole history of technology it would be difficult to find a greater single advance than this. - L.T.C. Rolt

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

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

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

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

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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