100 Old Sayings

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Wisdom keeps you safe. Wisdom makes you to carry out any task with the highest degree of accuracy with minimal mistake. Wisdom is profitable to anyone that has it. Wisdom doesn’t just come, there are ways to get it. Wisdom can be old, but it does not change the effect it has when applied appropriately. Knowledge can come from learning, but wisdom comes from living. Here we bring you some words of wisdom that will put you aright.

100 Evergreen Old Sayings

1. Keep your eyes on the sun and you will not see the shadows.      — Australian Aborigine Saying

2. Look at the bright side.      — unknown

3. Never give up hope.      — unknown

4. No river can return to its source, yet all rivers must have a beginning.     — Native American (on impossibility)

5. The darkest hours are just before dawn.      — English Proverb

6. Hope is some extraordinary spiritual grace that God gives us to control our fears, not to oust them.      — Vincent McNabb

7. You’ve gotta have hope. Without hope life is meaningless. Without hope life is meaning less and less.     — Author Unknown

8. Hope is passion for what is possible     — Soren Kierkegaard

9. Hope is one of the principal springs that keep mankind in motion.     — Thomas Fuller

10. Of all ills that one endures, hope is a cheap and universal cure.     — Abraham Cowley

11. Hope is the companion of power, and mother of success; for who so hopes strongly has within him the gift of miracles.     — Samuel Smiles

12. Hope is like a road in the country; there was never a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence.     — Lin Yutang

13. Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come.     — Anne Lamott

14. Hope is medicine for a soul that’s sick and tired.     — Eric Swensson

15. Keep your best wishes, close to your heart and watch what happens     — Tony DeLiso

16. Walk on with hope in your heart, and you’ll never walk alone     — Shah Rukh Khan

17. When you’re at the end of your rope, tie a knot and hold on     — Theodore Roosevelt

18. Hope itself is like a star- not to be seen in the sunshine of prosperity, and only to be discovered in the night of adversity.     — Charles H. Spurgeon

19. Love is the only sane and satisfactory answer to the problem of human existence.     — Erich Fromm

20. Even when love isn’t enough, somehow it is.     — Stephen King

21. All’s well that ends well.      — John Heywood (c.1497-1580)

22. Common sense is genius dressed in its working clothes.      — Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

23. Deal with the faults of others as gently as your own.      — Chinese Proverb

24. Economy is the wealth of the poor and the wisdom of the rich.      — French (on thrift)

25. Even a fish wouldn’t get into trouble if it kept its mouth shut.      — Korean (on common sense)

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26. Everything in moderation.      — unknown

27. It is only in adventure that some people succeed in knowing themselves in finding themselves.     — Andre Gide

28. Adventure is not outside man; it is within.     — David Grayson

29. Adventure must be held in delicate fingers. It should be handled, not embraced. It should be sipped, not swallowed at a gulp.      — Barry Targan

30. Adventures are to the adventurous.     — Benjamin Disraeli

31. Adventure: the pursuit of life.     — Jenny Radcliffe

32. Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.     — Aristotle

33. Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible – it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more joy than any material possession could.     — Barbara de Angelis

34. Love is like the wind, you can’t see it but you can feel it.     — Nicholas Sparks

35. He that respects himself is safe from others.      — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882)

36. He who flees at the right time can fight again.      — Marcus Trentius Varro (c.116-27 BC)

37. He who has a why to live can bear almost any how.      — Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900)

38. Health is better than wealth.      — unknown

39. In bad things be slow; in good things be fast.      — Afghan (on time and timeliness

40. Just because something is common sense doesn’t mean it’s common practice.      — unknown

41. Justice is truth in action.      — Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881)

42. Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within reach of every hand.     — Mother Teresa

43. Absence sharpens love, presence strengthens it.     — Thomas Fuller

44. Everything is clearer when you’re in love.     — John Lennon

45. A drowning man will clutch at a straw.      — Sir Thomas More (1478-1535)

46. Every cloud has a silver lining.      — D.R. Locke (1863)

47. We are most alive when we’re in love.     — John Updike

48. Love is like war: easy to begin but very hard to stop.     — H. L. Mencken

49. Love is an untamed force. When we try to control it, it destroys us. When we try to imprison it, it enslaves us. When we try to understand it, it leaves us feeling lost and confused.     — Paulo Coelho

50. There is only one happiness in life — to love and to be loved.     — George Sand

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More Old Sayings to think about

51. Where there is love there is life.     — Mahatma Gandhi

52. Kindness is more persuasive than force.      — Aesop (c.620-560 BC)

53. There is no certainty; there is only adventure.     — Roberto Assagioli

54. Without adventure civilization is in full decay.     — Alfred North Whitehead

55. Adventure is the child of courage.     — Jonathan Lockwood Huie

56. When you say one thing, the clever person understands three.      — Chinese (on wisdom)

57. Wisdom is easy to carry but difficult to gather.      — Czech (on wisdom)

58. Wisdom is ofttimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar.      — William Wordsworth (1770-1850)

59. Wisdom is to live in the present, plan for the future and profit from the past.      — unknown

60. Wonder is the beginning of wisdom,      — Greek Proverb

61. I believe that all of us have the capacity for one adventure inside us, but great adventure is facing responsibility day after day.     — William Gordon

62. Love is often the fruit of marriage.     — French (on marriage)

63. Love isn’t love until you give it away.      — John H. MacDonald Jr. 1992

64. Love me, love my dog.      — St. Bernard of Clairvaux (12th century)

65. One head cannot hold all wisdom.      — Maasai(East African)(on wisdom)

66. One should speak little with others and much with oneself.      — Danish (on the conduct of life)

67. Out of sight, out of mind.      — unknown

68. Plan your life at New Year’s, your day at dawn.      — Japanese (on planning)

69. Plan your life like you will live forever, and live your life like you will die the next day.      — unknown, courtesy of Bryan Sullivan

70. Proverbs are the daughters of experience.      — Sierra Leone

71. Silence is often misinterpreted but never misquoted.      — unknown

72. Love will find a way.      — unknown

73. Not all who make love, make marriages.     — Russian (on marriage)

74. Life is a journey, not a destination.      — Cliff Nichols, [email protected]

75. Life is what you make it.      — Grandma Moses (1860-1961)

76. Live and let live.      — Dutch Proverb

77. Lost time is never found again.      — Ben Franklin (1706-1790)

78. Money buys everything but good sense.     — Yiddish (on money)

79. Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity.     — Robert G. Ingersoll

80. There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.     — O. S. Marden

81. We always kept in our hearts the most noble, beautiful feeling that sets human beings apart: hope.     — Manel Loureiro

82. Hope is tenacious. It goes on living and working when science has dealt it what should be its deathblow.     — Paul Laurence Dunbar

83. Hope is sweet-minded and sweet-eyed. It draws pictures; it weaves fancies; it fills the future with delight.     — Henry Ward Beecher

84. Nothing is impossible to the willing mind.      — Books of the Han Dynasty

85. Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.     — Desmond Tutu

86. Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit.     — Peter Ustinov

87. Love is something eternal; the aspect may change, but not the essence.     — Vincent van Gogh

88. Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties.     — Jules Renard

89. Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods.     — Plato

90. Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth or burn down your house, you can never tell.     — Joan Crawford

91. Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.     — Thich Nhat Hanh

92. Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future.      — Robert H. Schuller

93. Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.     — Samuel Smiles

94. Only in the darkness can you see the stars.     — Martin Luther King Jr.

95. When you have lost hope, you have lost everything. And when you think all is lost, when all is dire and bleak, there is always hope.     — Pittacus Lore

96. One head cannot hold all wisdom.      — Maasai(East African)(on wisdom)

97. Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.     — H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

98. Love is when the other person’s happiness is more important than your own.     — H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

99. Love doesn’t make the world go ’round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.     — Franklin P. Jones

100. Love is a canvas furnished by Nature and embroidered by imagination.     — Voltaire

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