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Patience and Wisdom

Two of the greatest virtues in life

Patience and Wisdom thanks to Idske Mulder, The Netherlands

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Every dog has his day. - Unknown

Dogs never bite me. Just humans. - Marilyn Monroe

Lassitude: A heroic dog with attitude - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

Nature and wisdom never are at strife. - Plutarch

I am I because my little dog knows me. - Gertrude Stein

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

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

I prefer silent vice to ostentatious virtue. - Albert Einstein

Knowledge can be communicated but not wisdom. - Herman Hesse

He who lies down with dogs, rises with fleas. - English Proverb

Patience is a necessary ingredient of genius. - Benjamin Disraeli

The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom. - William Blake

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

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

Perseverance is failing nineteen times and succeeding the twentieth. - Julie Andrews

I wonder if other dogs think poodles are members of a weird religious cult. - Rita Rudner

A moment of patience in a moment of anger saves you a hundred moments of regret. - Unknown

How poor are they who have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees. - William Shakespeare

One can never speak enough of the virtues, the dangers, the power of shared laughter. - Francoise Sagan

Life is like a dogsled team. If you ain't the lead dog, the scenery never changes. - Lewis Grizzard

Knowledge is learning something every day. Wisdom is letting go of something every day. - Zen Proverb

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

It is easier for a woman to defend her virtue against men than her reputation against women. - French Proverb

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

Praise is but virtue's shadow; who courts her,
Doth more the handmaid than the dame admire - Robert Heath

Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamppost how it feels about dogs. - Christopher Hampton

A man must be both stupid and uncharitable who believes there is no virtue or truth but on his own side. - Joseph Addison

The Good of man is the active exercise of his soul's faculties in conformity with excellence or virtue. - Aristotle

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

A healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and a half times his own weight in other people's patience. - John Updike

Success is the child of drudgery and perseverance. It cannot be coaxed or bribed; pay the price and it is yours. - Orison Swett Marden

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

If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may prove to be our executioner. - Omar Bradley

An actor is never so great as when he reminds you of an animal - falling like a cat, lying like a dog, moving like a fox. - Francois Truffaut

Face your deficiencies and acknowledge them; but do not let them master you. Let them teach you patience, sweetness, insight. - Helen Keller

If patience is worth anything, it must endure to the end of time. And a living faith will last in the midst of the blackest storm. - Mahatma Gandhi

Perseverance: outlasting the most rash, pessimistic, cowardly naysayers; those first in line to deny us the dreams never tried. Ourselves. - R.S. Guthrie

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

My life is the land, the dogs, the car, the motorcycle, the pond, the canoe, going to pick up mail. It's just a rural retreat that I enjoy. - Burt Shavitz


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