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A short slideshow encountering something called wisdom

A short slideshow encountering something called wisdom

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  • 1. Guts are important. Your guts are what digest things. But it is your brains that tell you which things to swallow and which not to swallow. Austin Dacey (Philosopher and Representative of United Nations for the Center of Inquiry)
  • 2. To know when to be generous and when firm—that is wisdom. Elbert Hubbard (American Writer, Publisher, Artist and Philosopher)
  • 3. Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win. Jonathan Kozol (American Writer, Educator and Activist)
  • 4.
    • Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.
    • Lin Yutang (Chinese Writer and Inventor)
  • 5. Memory is the mother of all wisdom. Samuel Johnson (English Author from the 18th Century)
  • 6.
    • Six essential qualities that are the key to success: Sincerity, personal integrity, humility, courtesy, wisdom, charity.
    • William Menninger (Cofounder of The Menninger Foundation; an internationally renowned for treatment of behaviorial disorders)
  • 7. It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err. Mohandas K Gandhi aka Mahatma Gandhi (Pivotal Political and Spiritual leader from India)
  • 8. I do not want the peace that passeth understanding. I want the understanding which bringeth peace. Helen Keller American author, Activist and Lecturer. First deaf-blind person to earn a Bachelors of Arts degree
  • 9.
    • The key to wisdom is knowing all the right questions
    • John A. Simone Sr.
  • 10. When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps Confucius (Famous Chinese Teacher, Philosopher)
  • 11.
    • My Mum is a never ending song in my heart
    • of comfort, happiness, and being.
    • I may sometimes forget the words but I always remember the tune.
  • 12. Simply put, my Mum deserves the best!