Wisdom Pearls – 18

  • Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it. (Stan Smith)
  • Endurance is patience concentrated. (Thomas Carlyle)
  • Patience is the art of hoping. (Luc de Clapiers)
  • Gardeners are good at nurturing, and they have a great quality of patience, they’re tender. They have to be persistent. (Ralph Fiennes)
  • There is a difference between conceit and confidence. Conceit is bragging about yourself. Confidence means you believe you can get the job done. (Johnny Unitas)
  • Age is a very high price to pay for maturity. (Tom Stoppard)
  • To make mistakes is human; to stumble is commonplace; to be able to laugh at yourself is maturity. (William Arthur Ward)
  • Maturity is the ability to think, speak and act your feelings within the bounds of dignity. The measure of your maturity is how spiritual you become during the midst of your frustrations. (Samuel Ullman)
  • Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence. (Hal Borland)
  • Depression is the inability to construct a future. (Rollo May)
  • Manners require time. Nothing is more vulgar than haste. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
  • Truth is confirmed by inspection and delay; falsehood by haste and uncertainty. (Tacitus)
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