Trivia: Sage Wits - мудрые мысли на английском

Sage Wits - мудрые мысли на английском

The only way to get rid of temptation is to yield to it.
- Oscar Wilde


Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.
- Oscar Wilde


The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can't find them, make them.
- George Bernard Shaw


I have never in my life learned anything from any man who agreed with me.
- Dudley Field Malone


Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
- Winston Churchill


All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.
- Walt Disney


Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't.
- Margaret Thatcher


Entities should not be multiplied unnecessarily.
- William of Ockham.
(This is also known as "Ockham's Razor." A modern version is the KISS principle: Keep It Simple, Stupid)


The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary.
- Vidal Sassoon


People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing.
- Dale Carnegie


Give some men an inch, and they think they are rulers!
- Confucius


I hear, I know. I see, I remember. I do, I understand.
- Confucius


Education breeds confidence. Confidence breeds hope. Hope breeds peace.
- Confucius


The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
- Lao Tzu


Most people are willing to pay more to be amused than to be educated.
- R.C. Savage


The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.
- Marsel Proust


Start by doing what's necessary, then what's possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
- Francis of Assisi


Real difficulties can be overcome; it is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable.
- Theodore N. Vail


Never mind what others do; do better than yourself, beat your own record from day to day, and you are a success.
- William J.H. Boetcker


Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.
- Socrates


A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way and shows the way.
- J.C. Maxwell


Furious activity is no substitute for understanding.
- H.H. Williams


Success is the sum of small efforts - repeated day in and day out.
- Robert Collier


All grown-ups were once children, though few of them remember it.
- Antoine de Saint Exupery


Imagination is better than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
- Thomas Alva Edison


Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.
- Henry Ford


Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach a man to fish and he will eat for the rest of his life.
- a Chinese proverb


If you want happiness for a lifetime, help someone else.
- a Chinese proverb


It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question.
- Eugene Ionesco


Time is a great teacher, but unfortunately it kills all its pupils.
- Louis Hector Berlioz


I am not ashamed to confess that I am ignorant of what I do not know.
- Cicero


Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.
- Ronald E. Osborn


An object in possession seldom contains the same charm that it had in pursuit.
- Pliny the Younger


The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
- Walt Disney


I have never let schooling interfere with my education.
- Mark Twain


Tact is for people who aren't witty enough to be sarcastic.
- Winston Churchill

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