Wise Quotes, Wisdom Sayings

By swallowing evil words unsaid, no one has ever harmed his stomach.
Winston Churchill

Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could only do a little.
Edmund Burke

When faith and hope fail, as they do sometimes, we must try charity, which is love in action. We must speculate no more on our duty, but simply do it. When we have done it, however blindly, perhaps Heaven will show us why.

When you dig another out of their troubles, you find a place to bury your own.

Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance.
– St. Francis of Assisi

He who waits to do a great deal of good at once, will never do anything.
Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) British author.

The vicious count their years; virtuous, their acts.
Samuel Johnson

If I thought I was going to die tomorrow, I should nevertheless plant a tree today.
– Stephan Girard

Bread for myself is a material question. Bread for my neighbor is a spiritual one.
– Nicholas Berdyaev

No joy can equal the joy of serving others.
– Sai Baba

Find a need and fill it.
– Ruth Stafford Peale

Not only must we be good, but we must also be good for something.
Henry David Thoreau

Being a man or a woman is a matter of birth. Being a man or a woman who makes a difference is a matter of choice.
– Byron Garrett

Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.

Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.
– Horace Mann

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