The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows public opinion.
Courageous, untroubled, mocking and violent - that is what wisdom wants us to be. Wisdom is a woman, and loves only a warrior.
Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is enlightenment.
When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.
Sometimes I lie awake at night, and ask, “Where have I gone wrong?” Then a voice says to me, "This is going to take more than one night.”
Charles M Schulz
By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection, which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third, by experience, which is the most bitter.
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
In examinations, the foolish ask questions the wise cannot answer.
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
When an argument flares up, the wise man quenches it with silence.
Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.
Marriage is like a coffin and each kid is like another nail.
The heart of marriage is memories, and if the two of you happen to have the same ones and can savor your reruns, then your marriage is a gift from the gods.
Marriage resembles a pair of shears, so joined that they cannot be separated, often moving in opposite directions, yet always punishing anyone who comes in between them.
In every marriage more than a week old, there are grounds for divorce. The trick is to find, and continue to find, grounds for marriage.
Marriage is nature's way of keeping us from fighting with strangers.
Only choose in marriage a woman whom you would choose as a friend if she were a man.
Marriage is the process of finding out what kind of man your wife would have preferred.
Let us now set forth one of the fundamental truths about marriage: the wife is in charge.
The formula for a happy marriage? It's the same as the one for living in California: when you find a fault, don't dwell on it.
Marriage is give and take. You'd better give it to her or she'll take it anyway.
A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.
Marriage has no guarantees. If that's what you're looking for, go live with a car battery.