Patience & Wisdom

Two of the greatest virtues in life



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

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Love me, love my dog. - English Proverb

Wisdom outweighs any wealth. - Sophocles

Doubt is the origin of wisdom. - Rene Descartes

A hard dog to keep on the porch. - Hillary Clinton

Patience is the companion of wisdom. - St. Augustine

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

Virtue was never as respectable as money. - Mark Twain

Knowledge can be communicated but not wisdom. - Herman Hesse

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

Common sense is wisdom with its sleeves rolled up. - Kyle Farnsworth

Dogs got personality. Personality goes a long way. - Quentin Tarantino

Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance. - Samuel Johnson

Wisdom is oftentimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar. - William Wordsworth

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

He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire. - Winston Churchill

If dogs could talk, it would take a lot of fun out of owning one. - Andrew A. Rooney

Talent is no match for hard work, determination, and perseverance. - Unknown

Sadness is more or less like a head cold - with patience, it passes. - Barbara Kingsolver

Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another. - Walter Elliott

He that breaks a thing to find out what it is has left the path of wisdom. - JRR Tolkien

We are far more liable to catch the vices than the virtues of our associates. - Denis Diderot

You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance. - Franklin P. Adams

The end of wisdom is to dream high enough not to lose the dream in the seeking of it. - William Faulkner

Life is like a dogsled team. If you ain't the lead dog, the scenery never changes. - Lewis Grizzard

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

A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew. - Herb Caen

Blind commitment to a theory is not an intellectual virtue: it is an intellectual crime. - Imre Lakatos

I love working in Canada. The ovation is great. It makes me feel like I'm the top dog. - Owen Hart

Knowledge alone is not enough. It must be leavened with magnanimity before it becomes wisdom. - Adlai E. Stevenson

Authority without wisdom is like a heavy axe without an edge, fitter to bruise than to polish. - Anne Bradstreet

What a pity Hell's gates are not kept by O'Flynn
The surly old dog would let nobody in. - Patrick Ireland

The wisdom of man never yet contrived a system of taxation that would operate with perfect equality. - Andrew Jackson

Obama and his attack dogs have nothing but hate and anger in their hearts and spew it whenever possible. - Donald Trump

To avoid an occasion for our virtues is a worse degree of failure than to push forward pluckily and make a fall. - Robert Louis Stevenson

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

If you get to thinkin' you're a person of some influence, try orderin' somebody else's dog around. - Unknown

We learn wisdom from failure much more than success. We often discover what we will do, by finding out what we will not do. - Samuel Smiles

I put contact lenses in my dog's eyes. They had little pictures of cats on them. Then I took one out and he ran around in circles. - Steven Wright

Among God's creatures two, the dog and the guitar, have taken all the sizes and all the shapes, in order not to be separated from the man. - Andres Segovia

You’ve got to say, "I think that if I keep working at this and want it badly enough I can have it." It's called perseverance. - Lee Iacocca


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19-Feb-2018