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Wise Quotes about West

May you find great value in these West quotes and sayings.

Love conquers all things except poverty and a toothache.
- Mae West

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In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west;
people create distinctions out of their own minds
and then believe them to be true.
- The Buddha

If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm,
you'll never enjoy the sunshine.
- Morris West

A broken bone can heal, but the wound
a word opens can fester forever.
- Jessamyn West


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Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.
- West African proverb famously quoted by Theodore Roosevelt

We turn to God for help when our foundations are shaking
only to learn that it is God shaking them.
- Charles West

All discarded lovers should be given a second chance,
but with somebody else.
- Mae West

 

Love isn't an emotion or an instinct - it's an art.
- Mae West

I would heartily welcome the union of East and West
provided it is not based on brute force.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

It's not the men in your life that counts,
it's the life in your men.
- Mae West, in the movie I'm No Angel

Love thy neighbor -
and if he happens to be tall,
debonair and devastating,
it will be that much easier.
- Mae West

Save a boyfriend for a rainy day -
and another, in case it doesn't rain.
- Mae West

Do not marry a man to reform him.
That is what reform schools are for.
- Mae West

Marriage is a fine institution -
but I'm not ready for an institution yet.
- Mae West

Don't marry a man to reform him -
that's what reform schools are for.
- Mae West

He's the kind of man a woman would have to marry to get rid of.
- Mae West

Look your best - who said love is blind?
- Mae West

A woman in love can't be reasonable -
or she probably wouldn't be in love.
- Mae West

Confidence is the most important thing,
more important than gold or currency.
- Wen Jiabao

What is a weed? A plant whose virtues
have never been discovered.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A flower is a weed seen through joyful eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that a flower is a weed seen through joyful eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Call a plant beautiful, and it becomes a flower.
Call it ugly, and it becomes a weed.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

What you plant now, you will harvest later.
- Og Mandino

If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed;
if in terms of ten years, plant trees;
if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
- Confucius

If you plan for a year, plant a seed.
If for ten years, plant a tree.
If for a hundred years, teach the people.
When you sow a seed once, you will reap a single harvest.
When you teach the people, you will reap a hundred harvests.
- Kuan Chung

True friendship is a plant of slow growth.
- George Washington

True friendship is a plant of slow growth,
and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity
before it is entitled to the appellation.
- George Washington

One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers,
but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings.
The curriculum is so much necessary raw material,
but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant
and for the soul of the child.
- Carl Jung

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap,
but by the seeds that you plant.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

The physician can bury his mistakes,
but the architect can only advise his client to plant vines -
so they should go as far as possible from home
to build their first buildings.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant.
You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard
or just think it's going to get on by itself.
You've got to keep watering it.
You've got to really look after it and nurture it.
- John Lennon

A doctor can bury his mistakes
but an architect can only advise his clients to plant vines.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

It's humbling to think that all animals,
including human beings,
are parasites of the plant world.
- Isaac Asimov

Plant trees for your great-grandchildren -
for future generations.
Create the legacy of a better world.
Leave this world a better place than you found it.
Literally planting trees for
your great-grandchildren is a wonderful idea,
but far more important...
use this symbolism - this imagery -
to represent the kind of legacy
you want to leave to future generations.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower
wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
- Abraham Lincoln

Forgiveness is not a one time thing.
Forgiveness must be practiced again and again in different ways
because we may find many dimensions to the wrongs we have suffered.
Bitterness and resentment are like weeds that can continue to pop up
until we have plucked out the last plant by its roots
and extinguished the last seed.
We must carefully tend the garden of our mind and soul,
lest we be overrun by the weeds of bitterness and regret.
- Carly Foster

Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.
- Leonardo da Vinci

The book of life is filled with incoherent riddles.
Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This above all, to thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

All our dreams can come true,
if we have the courage to pursue them.
- Walt Disney

You do not need anyone's permission to be your true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Loving, hating, having expectations:
all these are attachments.
Attachment prevents the growth of one's true being.
- Lao Tzu

Far from idleness being the root of all evil,
it is rather the only true good.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Everything deep is also simple
and can be reproduced simply
as long as its reference
to the whole truth is maintained.
But what matters is not what is witty
but what is true.
- Albert Schweitzer

'Tis strange - but true;
for truth is always strange;
Stranger than fiction.
- Lord Byron

A wise man will make haste to forgive,
because he knows the true value of time,
and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.
- Samuel Johnson

There are trivial truths and there are great truths.
The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false.
The opposite of a great truth is also true.
- Niels Bohr

"To know" is to know that you know nothing.
That is the meaning of true knowledge.
- Confucius

The true sign of intelligence
is not knowledge but imagination.
- Albert Einstein

Smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Mastering others is strength.
Mastering yourself is true power.
- Lao Tzu

We seek opinions that are likely to
support what we want to be true.
- Thomas Gilovich

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer

Our actions are constrained by fear of reprisal,
but our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The True Path is the path on which
there is no coming and no going.
- Traditional Zen Koan

Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin -
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

It's not what you don't know that kills you,
it's what you know for sure that ain't true.
- Mark Twain

Society censors our actions,
but our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Knowledge is happiness, because to have knowledge -
broad, deep knowledge - is to know true ends from false,
and lofty things from low.
- Helen Keller

True learning is not about facts,
but about conscious appreciation
of the experience of living.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize
how little we understand about life,
ourselves, and the world around us.
- Socrates

Knowing others is intelligence;
knowing yourself is true wisdom.
Mastering others is strength;
mastering yourself is true power.
- Lao Tzu

If evil be spoken of you
and it be true, correct yourself,
if it be a lie, laugh at it.
- Epictetus

If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true
were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
- Orville Wright

Many persons have a wrong idea of
what constitutes true happiness.
It is not attained through self-gratification
but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
- Helen Keller

True wisdom cannot be learned in a lifetime,
but can be revealed in a moment,
for it has always lived within each and every one of us.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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