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Ancient Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Ancient

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Know thyself.
- Socrates (inscribed on the ancient Greek temple at Delphi)

Related topics: Wisdom

One service to need heals an ancient wound.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Maybe So, Maybe Not.
- Ancient Taoist Proverb

Seize the day (Carpe Diem)
- ancient Roman proverb

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That which you hate to be done to you,
do not do to another.
- Ancient Egyptian Proverb

Do not do to others what would anger you
if done to you by others.
- Isocrates (Ancient Greek)

Never impose on others what
you would not choose for yourself.
- Confucius (Ancient Chinese)

 

I wanted to see exotic Vietnam, the jewel of Southeast Asia.
I, uh, I wanted to meet interesting
and stimulating people of an ancient culture,
and kill them.
- the movie Full Metal Jacket

The older I get, the more wisdom I find
in the ancient rule of taking first things first.
A process which often reduces
the most complex human problem to a manageable proportion.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

God grant me the serenity
To accept the things I cannot change;
the courage to change the things I can;
and the wisdom to know the difference.
- Reinhold Niebuhr (Serenity Prayer)

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer
but wish we didn't.
- Erica Jong

Know that the greatest fear is fear of the unknown.
Seek to meet the unknown with courage and a sense of adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll
(Alice in Wonderland)

It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble.
It's what you know for sure that just ain't so.
- Mark Twain (attributed)

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Between believing a thing and thinking you KNOW
is only a small step and quickly taken.
- Mark Twain

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

We humans feel an instinctive need to know
what is coming next - what we can count upon.
We fear change - even the most positive change.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I don't like that man.
I must get to know him better.
- Abraham Lincoln

Life is a game - a game you can never win.
You already know the final score: Life 1, You 0.
Doesn't mean you can't have fun playing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Assumptions are beliefs that don't know they are beliefs.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People are afraid, very much afraid of those who know themselves.
They have a certain power, a certain aura and a certain magnetism.
- Osho

People don't care how much you know
until they know how much they care.
- John C. Maxwell

The WORK
1.Is it true?
2.Can you absolutely know that it's true?
3.How do you react when you think that thought?
4.Who would you be without the thought?
- Byron Katie

Know the power and the peace of saying,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Youth, large, lusty, loving -
Youth, full of grace, force, fascination.
Do you know that Old Age may come after you
with equal grace, force, fascination?
- Walt Whitman

Life's a game, all you have to do is know how to play it.
- Anonymous

If you were a warrior,
you would know that the worst thing
one can do is confront human beings directly.
- Carlos Castaneda

We know what a person thinks not when he tells us
what he thinks, but by his actions.
- Isaac Bashevis Singe

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Those who don't know how to weep with their whole heart,
don't know how to laugh either
- Golda Meir

I don't know if we each have a destiny,
or if we're all just floatin' around accidental-like on a breeze.
But I, I think maybe it's both.
- the movie Forrest Gump

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Know the best and highest choices for health
and more often choose those things.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The most erroneous stories are those
we think we know best -
and therefore never scrutinize or question.
- Stephen Jay Gould

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know When To Be Done.
- Anonymous

True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing.
- Socrates

We are not what we know
but what we are willing to learn.
- Mary Catherine Bateson

You have to know how to accept rejection, and reject acceptance.
- Ray Bradbury

Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition -
they somehow already know what you truly want to become.
- Steve Jobs

I know that I am intelligent,
because I know that I know nothing.
- Socrates

When the well's dry, we know the worth of water.
- Benjamin Franklin

The more you see the less you know.
- Bono

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing,
and that is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do.
Don't bother just to be better than
your contemporaries or predecessors.
Try to be better than yourself.
- William Faulkner

Know that your life is designed to be an adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I don't know who my grandfather was;
I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
- Abraham Lincoln

Know that you have a choice about
everything you do and everything you do not do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To know God, watch a butterfly return to the same tree -
after a year and a thousand miles.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Uncertainty that comes from knowledge
(knowing what you don't know)
is different from uncertainty coming from ignorance.
- Isaac Asimov

Trust yourself, then you will know how to live.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

To know the whole world is nothing
when it is compared to knowing your own inner mystery of life.
- Osho

If we could first know where we are,
and whither we are tending,
we could then better judge what to do,
and how to do it.
- Abraham Lincoln

As for me, all I know is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

To know everything is to know nothing,
but to know nothing is to know everything.
- Confucius

When I am working on a problem,
I never think about beauty,
but when I have finished,
if the solution is not beautiful,
I know it is wrong.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Know that you sail the seas of life
as the master of your own ship.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You cannot do a kindness too soon,
for you never know how soon it will be too late.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Improve what you can
and accept all the rest of life
just as it comes.
Know that fear is your worst enemy -
perhaps your only enemy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The years teach much which the days never know.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We know nothing at all.
All our knowledge is but the knowledge of schoolchildren.
The real nature of things we shall never know.
- Albert Einstein

As soon as you trust yourself,
you will know how to live.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
- Socrates

I know nothing except the fact of my ignorance.
- Socrates

The more I see, the less I know for sure.
- John Lennon

Know that time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
You give your own meaning to time, as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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