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Happiness only real when shared

Happiness only real when shared Aylake Quote

Happiness only real when shared

Happiness only real when shared

“Wisdom is the right use of knowledge.” – Charles Spurgeon

“Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.”-  Socrates

“Happy is the man who finds wisdom and the man who gains understanding.” – Anonymous

“The sage shuns excess, shuns grandiosity, shuns arrogance.” –  Lao Tzu 

“Wisdom is a quality, not an accumulation.” – James Pierce


“Only when you ask nothing of the world can you be truly free.” – James Pierce

“Wisdom lies in correctly discerning where we are free to mould reality according to our wishes and where we must accept the unalterable with tranquillity.” –  Alain de Botton 

“Be extraordinary in your excellence, if you like, but be ordinary in your display of it. The more light a torch gives, the more it burns away and the nearer ‘tis to going out. Show yourself less and you will be rewarded by being esteemed more.” – Baltasar Gracián

“Do not seek fame. Do not make plans. Do not be absorbed by activities. Do not think that you know. Be aware of all that is and dwell in the infinite. Wander where there is no path. Be all that heaven gave you, but act as though you have received nothing. Be empty, that is all.” –  Zhuangzi

“When an archer shoots for enjoyment, he has all his skill; when he shoots for a brass buckle, he gets nervous; when he shoots for a prize of gold, he begins to see two targets.” – Zhuangzi


“The man of contentment seeks nothing that he doesn’t have and understands that whatever he has isn’t his to own.” – Wu Hsin

“Be kind and virtuous, you’ll be blest and wise.” – Benjamin Franklin 

“In simple manners all the secret lies. Be kind and virtuous, you’ll be blest and wise.” – Benjamin Franklin

“Don’t aspire to be in these shoes. Walk in your own. Everyone’s unique, and that’s what makes people exciting to watch. . . savor what you are and not what everyone else wants you to be.” – Sandra Bullock

“Just because you are given free will to expose yourself, it is not acceptable to step on someone else’s reputation, brag about what you achieved and/ or speak sarcastically toward others.” –  Faith Starr


“Life often teaches us through our wrong turns and missed possibilities.” –  Anne Wilson Schaef

“A man is not called wise because he talks and talks again; but if he is peaceful, loving and fearless then he is in truth called wise.” –  Buddha

“The wisest man is he who does not believe he is wise.” –  Proverb

“Generally speaking, the Way of the warrior is resolute acceptance of death.” – Miyamoto Musashi

“Nothing is more terrible than ignorance in action.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


“Forget happiness. Aim for inner peace.” –  Maxime Lagacé

“Everyone starts out innocent. Everyone is corrupted. Wisdom is the discarding of vices and the return to virtue, by way of knowledge.” – Naval Ravikant

“The pure present is an ungraspable advance of the past devouring the future. In truth, all sensation is already memory.” –  Haruki Murakami 

“Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” – George Bernard Shaw

“Ability has nothing to do with opportunity.” – Napoleon Bonaparte


“A smart man makes a mistake, learns from it, and never makes that mistake again. But a wise man finds a smart man and learns from him how to avoid the mistake altogether.” – Roy H. Williams

“The fundamental cause of the trouble is that in the modern world the stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.” – Bertrand Russell

“A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.” – John C. Maxwell

“To generalize is to be an idiot.” – William Blake

“I’m not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt


“Everything fades so quickly; turns into legend, and soon oblivion covers it.” –  Marcus Aurelius

“Every man hears only what he understands.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn.” – Gloria Steinem

“I want, once and for all, not to know many things. Wisdom requires moderation in knowledge as in other things.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

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