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Some of My Wisdom Might Just Crack You Up

It is always a good idea to keep an open mind.  After all, wisdom is all around us.  We just might learn something from a sports figure, political leader, scientist, writer; the man on the street; well just about anyone. Sometimes statements of wisdom make us think and sometimes they makes us laugh.  So, here is lots of wisdom from famous folks.  As you listen to Dr. Stephen Hawking start to give these statements some thought and enjoy them.

"I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have." (Thomas Jefferson)

"Denial ain't just a river in Eqypt." (Mark Twain).

"Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake." (Napoleon)

"I have not failed.  I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work." (Thomas A. Edison)

"If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe." (Carl Sagan)

"If everything seems under control, you are not going fast enough." (Mario Andretti)

"My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you'll be happy, if not, you'll become a philosopher." (Socrates)

"It becomes appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity." (Albert Einstein)

"You got to be careful if you don't know where you are going, because you might not get there." (Yogi Berra)

I don't want to achieve immortality through my work; I want to achieve immortality through not dying." (Woody Allen)

"If I were two-faced, would I be wearing this one?" (Abraham Lincoln)

"Men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives." (Abba Eban)

"Never mistake motion for action." (Ernest Hemingway)

"Opportunities multiply as they are seized." (Sun Tzu)

"Better well done then well said." (Benjamin Franklin)

"A pint of sweat, saves a gallon of blood." (General George S. Patton)

"He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire." (Sir Winston Churchill)

"It's kind of fun to do the impossible." (Walt Disney)


The Medici Gardens in Florence. 

I especially like Einstein's thought; "Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler."

" Actually, you will never lose your brain if you use it."