Wise & Witty Sayings

“Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding.” – Solomon, Proverbs 4:7

“Take fast hold of instruction; let her not go: keep her; for she is thy life.” – Solomon, Proverbs 4:13

“Seest thou a man diligent in his business? he shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before mean men.” – Solomon, Proverbs 22:29

“Wherever you are, be all there! Live to the hilt every situation you believe to be the will of God.” – Jim Elliot

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss

“The part of life we really live is small.” – Seneca

“Consistency, thou art a jewel.” – William Shakespeare

“The skill of an artist is seen in what they leave out.” – Unknown

“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” – Pablo Picasso

“Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.” – Ovid

“Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” – Allen Saunders (read more)

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” – ? (read more)

“Finished, not perfect.” – Jake Parker

“For peace of mind, resign as general manager of the Universe.” – Larry Eisenberg

“Innovation is saying ‘No’ to 1,000 things.” – Steve Jobs

“You just can’t beat the person who never gives up.” – Babe Ruth

“Be the change you want to see in the world.” – ? (read more)

“All you can do is all you can do.” – Art Williams

“The harder you work the luckier you get.” – Jerry Barber

“Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.” – Plato

“When you feel like giving up, remember why you held on for so long in the first place.” – Unknown

“Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero

“If I had more time, I would have written a shorter letter.” – ? (read more)

“Never ask a barber if you need a haircut.” – Warren Buffett

“Investing in yourself is the best thing you can do. If you’ve got talents, no one can take them from you.” – Warren Buffett

“It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories, instead of theories to suit facts.” – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes

“When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.” – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes

“There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth to poverty.” – Solomon, Proverbs 11:24

“In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.” – Paul, 1 Thessalonians 5:18

“Don’t worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try.” – Jack Canfield

“Watch for big problems; they disguise big opportunities.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

“It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.” – Albert Einstein

“Everyone is a genius; but if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” – ? (read more)

“In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, in the expert’s mind there are few.” – Shunryu Suzuki

“You don’t know what cannot be done.” – Gregg Toland

“And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.” – Jesus, John 8:32

Parkinson’s Law #21: “Just because something seems impossible, doesn’t mean it isn’t easy.” – T. S. Parkinson

“The only barrier to truth is the presumption that you already have it.” – Chuck Missler

“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” – Mark Twain

“Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honour and power: for Thou hast created all things, and for Thy pleasure they are and were created.” – the 24 elders, Revelation 4:11

“If I take care of my character, my reputation will take care of itself.” – D. L. Moody

“And as ye would that men should do to you, do ye also to them likewise.” – Jesus, Luke 6:31

(Bible verses are taken from the King James Version.)