Wisdom is what you learn by making mistakes… or you can learn something from others. Some even find wisdom from Bible passages and stories.
Below are some bits of wisdom you won’t find in the Bible, but relevant never-the-less.
KNOWLEDGE is knowing a tomato is a fruit.
WISDOM is not using it in a fruit salad.
Sometimes, when I look at my children, I say to myself, “Lillian, you should have remained a virgin.” – Lillian Carter (mother of Jimmy Carter)
I had a rose named after me and I was very flattered, but I was not pleased to read the description in the catalogue; “No good in a bed, but fine against a wall.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
Last Week, I stated this woman was the ugliest woman I had ever seen. I have since been visited by her sister, and now wish to withdraw that statement. – Mark Twain
The secret of a good sermon is to have a good beginning and a good ending; and to have the two as close together as possible. – George Burns
Santa Clause has the right idea. Visit people only once a year. – Victor Borge
Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint. – Mark Twain
By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you’ll become happy; if you get a bad one, you’ll become a philosopher. – Socrates
I was married by a judge. I should have asked for a jury. – Groucho Marx
My wife has a slight impediment in her speech. Every now and then she stops to breathe. – Jimmy Durante
I have never hated a man enough to give his diamonds back. – Zsa Zsa Gabor
Only Irish coffee provides in a single cup all four essential food groups: alcohol, caffeine, sugar and fat. – Alex Levine
My luck is so bad that if I bought a cemetery, people would stop dying. – Rodney Dangerfield.
Money can’t buy you happiness, but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery. – Spike Milligan
Until I was thirteen, I thought my name was SHUT UP! – Joe Namath
I don’t feel old. I don’t feel anything until noon. Then it’s time for my nap. – Bob Hope
I never drink water because of the disgusting things that fish do in it. – W.C. Fields
We could certainly slow the aging process down if it had to work its way through Congress. – Will Rogers
Don’t worry about avoiding temptation. As you grow older, it will avoid you. – Winston Churchill.
Maybe it’s true that life begins at fifty, but everything else starts to wear out, fall out, or spread out. – Phyllis Diller
By the time a man is wise enough to watch his step, he’s too old to go anywhere. – Billy Crystal
“If it tastes good, spit it out.” – Cardiologist’s Diet
Now, don't ya feel more wisdomer? – John Coffey
And… May your troubles be less, may your blessings be more, and may nothing but happiness come through your door.