Patience & Wisdom

Two of the greatest virtues in life

Dog waiting for skunk to finish eating from bowl - Patience and Wisdom

Love me, love my dog. - English Proverb

Let fightin' dogs lie - Archie Bunker

Genius is eternal patience. - Michelangelo

Turn your wounds into wisdom. - Oprah

Dogs never bite me. Just humans. - Marilyn Monroe

Wisdom is better than gold or silver. - German Proverb

Children are the wisdom of the nation. - African Saying

I am I because my little dog knows me. - Gertrude Stein

A man may learn wisdom even from a foe. - Aristophenes

A short saying oft contains much wisdom. - Sophocles

A prudent question is one-half of wisdom. - Francis Bacon

A dog in desperation will leap over a wall. - Unknown

The more I see of men, the more I like dogs. - Madame de Stael

Wise is he who collects the wisdom of others. - Juan Guerra Caceras

Get the hanging dog expression off your face. - Archie Bunker

A thankful heart is the parent of all virtues. - Cicero

Our patience will achieve more than our force. - Edmund Burke

Of all parts of wisdom the practice is the best. - John Tillotson

Adopt the pace of nature. Her secret is patience. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nine-tenths of wisdom consists in being wise in time. - Theodore Roosevelt

A hot dog at the ballpark is better than a steak at the Ritz. - Humphrey Bogart

Whenever I climb I am followed by a dog called "Ego". - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Have patience and endure: this unhappiness will one day be beneficial. - Ovid

Nothing of character is really permanent but virtue and personal worth. - Daniel Webster

All this worldly wisdom was once the unnameable heresy of some wise man. - Henry David Thoreau

I wonder if other dogs think poodles are members of a weird religious cult. - Rita Rudner

Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it. - Albert Einstein

The only reward of virtue is virtue; the only way to have a friend is to be one. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is no greater wisdom than well to time the beginnings and onsets of things. - Francis Bacon

If suffering brought wisdom, the dentist's office would be full of luminous ideas. - Mason Cooley

When we are planning for posterity, we ought to remember that virtue is not hereditary. - Thomas Paine

A man never reaches that dizzy height of wisdom when he can no longer be led by the nose. - Mark Twain

Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did. - Newt Gingrich

Friendship with a man is friendship with his virtue, and does not admit of assumptions of superiority. - Mencius

Success in life is not a matter so much of talent or opportunity but of concentration and perseverance. - C.W. Wendte

When a dog bites a man, that is not news, because it happens so often. But if a man bites a dog, that is news. - John B. Bogart

Wisdom consists, not in seeing what is directly before us, but in discerning those things which may come to pass. - Terence

This yoga should be practiced with firm determination and perseverance, without any mental reservation or doubts. - Bhagavad Gita

Dogs display reluctance and wrath
If you try to give them a bath;
They bury bones in hideaways
And half the time they trot sideaways. - Ogden Nash

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