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Arthur Helps Quotes

Please enjoy these encouraging quotes by Arthur Helps.

Wise sayings often fall on barren ground,
but a kind word is never thrown away.
- Arthur Helps

Related topics: Wisdom

Strength is born in the deep silence of long-suffering hearts;
not amid joy.
- Arthur Helps

A mixture of admiration and pity is one of the surest recipes for affection.
- Arthur Helps

A man's action is only a picture book of his creed.
- Arthur Helps

 

Routine is not organization, any more than paralysis is order.
- Arthur Helps

The greatest luxury of riches is that they enable you
to escape so much good advice.
- Arthur Helps

We all admire the wisdom of people who come to us for advice.
- Arthur Helps

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Is boredom anything less than the sense of one's faculties slowly dying?
- Arthur Helps

Man ceased to be an ape, vanquished the ape,
on the day the first book was written.
- Arthur Helps

Experience is the extract of suffering.
- Arthur Helps

Every happiness is a hostage to fortune.
- Arthur Helps

In a balanced organization, working towards a common objective,
there is success.
- Arthur Helps

Choose an author as you choose a friend.
- Arthur Helps

There are no better cosmetics than a severe temperance and purity,
modesty and humility, a gracious temper and calmness of spirit;
and there is no true beauty without the signatures
of these graces in the very countenance.
- Arthur Helps

The sense of danger is never, perhaps,
so fully apprehended as when the danger has been overcome.
- Arthur Helps

Everywhere I have sought rest and not found it,
except sitting in a corner by myself with a little book.
- Arthur Helps

The man of the house can destroy the pleasure of the household,
but he cannot make it.
That rests with the woman, and it is her greatest privilege.
- Arthur Helps

Having once decided to achieve a certain task,
achieve it at all costs of tedium and distaste.
The gain in self confidence of having accomplished
a tiresome labor is immense.
- Arthur Helps

Keep your feet on the ground, but let your heart soar as high as it will.
Refuse to be average or to surrender to the chill of
your spiritual environment.
- Arthur Helps

It has always appeared to me, that there is so much
to be done in this world,
that all self-inflicted suffering which cannot be turned
to good account for others,
is a loss - a loss, if you may so express it,
to the spiritual world.
- Arthur Helps

The wise man in the storm prays God,
not for safety from danger,
but for deliverance from fear.
It is the storm within which endangers him,
not the storm without.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

He who knows others is wise.
He who knows himself is enlightened.
- Lao Tzu

See no evil, Hear no evil, Speak no evil.
- Japanese pictorial maxim (the Three Wise Monkeys)

The wise man does not lay up his own treasures.
The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.
- Lao Tzu

Excellence is the result of
caring more than others think wise,
risking more than other's think safe,
dreaming more than others think practical,
and expecting more than others think possible.
- Anonymous

He is a wise man who does not grieve
for the things which he has not,
but rejoices for those which he has.
- Epictetus

A wise one said, "We are most like God when we forgive."
It is easy for us to blame, but hard for us to forgive.
Yet that is what we are called upon to do -
to forgive everyone for everything.
And the reward?
In this life, the reward for forgiveness
is your own happiness.
Unconditional universal forgiveness is
the key to your own happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish.
- Albert Einstein

Take risks: if you win, you will be happy;
if you lose, you will be wise.
- Anonymous

Every day is a new beginning -
a day for a new plan and new action.
If today, in conscious awareness, you choose
the same plan as yesterday, you are wise.
If you choose a different plan, you are equally wise.
Whatever you choose, choose with intention.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I was wise enough to never grow up
while fooling most people into believing I had.
- Margaret Mead

The wise man looks back into the past,
and does not grieve over what is far off,
nor rejoice over what is near;
for he knows that time is without end.
- Lao Tzu

Early to bed and early to rise,
makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.
- Benjamin Franklin

It is a wise father that knows his own child.
- William Shakespeare

No matter how dull, or how mean, or how wise a man is,
he feels that happiness is his indisputable right.
- Helen Keller

I have always been regretting that
I was not as wise as the day I was born.
- Henry David Thoreau

If you wish to succeed in life,
make perseverance your bosom friend,
experience your wise counselor,
caution your elder brother,
and hope your guardian genius.
- Joseph Addison

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

A wise man hears one word and understands two.
- Yiddish Proverb

A wise man can learn more from a foolish question
than a fool can learn from a wise answer.
- Bruce Lee

The wise man looks into space,
and does not regard the small as too little,
nor the great as too much;
for he knows that there is no limit to dimensions.
- Lao Tzu

All this worldly wisdom was once
the unamiable heresy of some wise man.
- Henry David Thoreau

An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere,
while the pessimist sees only the red stoplight.
The truly wise person is colorblind.
- Albert Schweitzer

Wise men put their trust in ideas
and not in circumstances
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
- Publilius Syrus

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance;
the wise grows it under his feet.
- J. Robert Oppenheimer

It is always wise to look ahead,
but difficult to look further than you can see.
- Winston Churchill

Before beginning a Hunt, it is wise to ask someone
what you are looking for before you begin looking for it.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers.
You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
- Naguib Mahfouz

Everyone is wise, until he speaks.
- Irish proverb

Self-pity is our worst enemy
and if we yield to it,
we can never do anything wise in this world.
- Helen Keller

A word to the wise ain't necessary -
it's the stupid ones that need the advice.
- Bill Cosby

A wise girl kisses but doesn't love,
listens but doesn't believe,
and leaves before she is left.
- Marilyn Monroe

Thoughtful people seldom share exactly the same opinion -
the same point-of-view.
The wise ones understand that they know nothing -
for virtually none of our experience is truly factual -
and they graciously honor all other opinions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A wise traveler never despises his own country.
- William Hazlitt

Nine-tenths of wisdom is being wise in time.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Education, n.: That which discloses to the wise and
disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.
- Ambrose Bierce

Who is wise in love, love most, say least.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

The wise does at once what the fool does at last.
- Baltasar Gracian

Be as smart as you can, but remember that it is always
better to be wise than to be smart.
- Alan Alda

Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.
- Alphonse de Lamartine

A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him,
and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation.
- Moliere

The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to
enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you
to the threshold of your mind.
- Khalil Gibran

It is the nature of the wise to resist pleasures,
but the foolish to be a slave to them.
- Epictetus

A wise man should have money in his head,
but not in his heart.
- Jonathan Swift

Don't follow any advice, no matter how good,
until you feel as deeply in your spirit as you think
in your mind that the counsel is wise.
- Joan Rivers

Be happy.
It's one way of being wise.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Religion is regarded by the common people as true,
by the wise as false, and by the rulers as useful.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

In seeking wisdom thou art wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it -
thou art a fool.
- Lord Chesterfield

It is impossible to imagine the universe run by a wise,
just and omnipotent God, but it is quite easy to imagine
it run by a board of gods.
- H. L. Mencken

Wise kings generally have wise counselors;
and he must be a wise man himself who is capable of distinguishing one.
- Diogenes


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