Posts tagged 'Wisdom'
"The best salesmen are those who can sell water to a well."
"We are very good lawyers for our own mistakes, but very good judges for the mistakes of others."
— Common Wisdom
"But you are the only person alive who has sole custody of your life. Your particular life. Your entire life. Not just your life at a desk, or your life on the bus, or in the car, or at the computer. Not just the life of your mind, but the life of your heart."
— Anna Quindlen, A Short Guide to a Happy Life.
"Nothing vast enters the life of mortals without a curse."
— Sophocles said this, I’m guessing in the context of fate. The UC Berkeley Center for New Media invokes this Sophoclean dictum to underline the risks and opportunities of new media.
"Don’t burn your house to smoke out a rat."
— An Indian proverb. I believe it has a Malayali origin.