The Wisdom Of Others

Curt-lineby Curt Kovener

“There is very little difference in people but that little difference makes a big difference. The little difference is attitude,” penned W. Clement Stone. Frequently we have found that there are profound truth in simple sentences or phrases composed by others. The following are some thoughts on life; some penned by the famous, some by the obscure.
“Nobody forgets where he buried the hatchet.”     ~Kin Hubbard
“Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.”
~Mark Twain
“A bore is a person who talks when you want him to listen.”
~Ambrose Bierce
“No problem is so big or so complicated that it can’t be run away from.”
~Linus Van Peeble from Charles Schultz ‘Peanuts’
Time heals of wounds but “times wounds all heels” according to Jane Ace.
“I base my fashion taste on what doesn’t itch.”     ~Gildna Radner
“The perils of duck hunting are great, especially for the duck.”     ~Walter Cronkite
“A retentive memory may be a good thing but the ability to forget is the true token of greatness.”      ~Elbert Hubbard.
“Most of us grew up poor and didn’t know it. Today, if you are poor, the government never lets you forget it.”        ~Paul Harvey
“Always select the right sort of parents.”    ~George Ade
“Man does not live by words alone, although he sometimes must eat them.”              ~Adlai Stevenson
“The physician can bury his mistakes, but the architect can only advise his client to plant vines.”    ~Frank Lloyd Wright
There is even wisdom for our current White House administration:
“People who fight fire with fire usually end up with ashes.”    ~Abigail Van Buren
“The first quality of a good education is good manners.”    ~Hubert H. Humphrey
“If humility speaks for itself, it is gone.”    ~Rev. D.L. Moody
“When in doubt, tell the truth.”    ~Mark Twain