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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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Doubt is the origin of wisdom. - Rene Descartes

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

The view only changes for the lead dog. - Norman O. Brown

Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom. - Francis Bacon

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

Anybody who hates dogs and babies can't be all bad. - Leo Rosten

No one gossips about other people's secret virtues. - Bertrand Russell

Trouble brings experience, and experience brings wisdom. - Unknown

Anyone who hates children and dogs can't be all bad. - WC Fields

Patience is the only way you can endure the gray periods. - Teri Hatcher

Like the Good Book says, "Patience is a virgin." - Archie Bunker

Only a biker knows why a dog sticks his head out of a car window. - Unknown

When the hares have all been caught, the hunting dogs are cooked. - Laozi

Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Wisdom is becoming competent with regard to the realities of life. - Gerhard von Rad

A dog is a man's best friend. A cat is a cat's best friend. - Robert J Vogel

Be to their virtue very kind;
be to their faults a little blind. - Matthew Prior

Virtue is not left to stand alone. He who practices it will have neighbors. - Confucius

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

A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself. - Josh Billings

You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance. - Franklin P. Adams

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

When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary. - Thomas Paine

The act of defending any of the cardinal virtues has today ll the exhilaration of a vice. - G K Chesterton

Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. - C S Lewis

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

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

Outside of a dog, a book is a man's best friend.
Inside of a dog it's too dark to read. - Groucho Marx

America is a large, friendly dog in a very small room. Every time it wags its tail, it knocks over a chair. - Arnold Toynbee

To avoid an occasion for our virtues is a worse degree of failure than to push forward pluckily and make a fall. - Robert Louis Stevenson

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

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

Already, companies that speak in the language of the pitch, the dog-and-pony show, are no longer speaking to anyone. - Unknown

I have never had to face anything that could overwhelm the native optimism and stubborn perseverance I was blessed with. - Sonia Sotomayor

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

A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation. - Moliere

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

When we associate with the virtuous we form ourselves in imitation of their virtues, or at least lose, every day, something of our faults. - Agapet

God gave unto the Animals
A wisdom past our power to see:
Each knows innately how to live,
Which we must learn laboriously. - Margaret Atwood


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