Does wisdom perhaps appear on the earth as a raven which is inspired by the smell of carrion?
If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.
If you want to be found stand where the seeker seeks.
If you believe the doctors, nothing is wholesome; if you believe the theologians, nothing is innocent; if you believe the military, nothing is safe.
Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the persons who possess it.
Henry Ward Beecher
Wise kings generally have wise counselors; and he must be a wise man himself who is capable of distinguishing one.
Wise men make more opportunities than they find.
Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away.
A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.
A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew.
We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right.
Well-timed silence is the most commanding expression.
There's time enough, but none to spare.
Charles W. Chesnutt
Time = Life, Therefore, waste your time and waste of your life, or master your time and master your life.
Time brings all things to pass.
If the United States of America or Britain is having elections, they don't ask for observers from Africa or from Asia. But when we have elections, they want observers.
If voting changed anything, they'd make it illegal.
Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future.
John F. Kennedy
Our whole constitutional heritage rebels at the thought of giving government the power to control men's minds.
Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.
I believe in the religion of Islam. I believe in Allah and peace.
I can promise you that women working together - linked, informed and educated - can bring peace and prosperity to this forsaken planet.
I don't know whether war is an interlude during peace, or peace an interlude during war.
I dream of an Africa which is in peace with itself.
I happen to dig being able to use whatever mystique I have to further the idea of peace.