(Not-So) Ancient Proverbs – Astray.

“All human wisdom is summed up in two words; wait and hope.”

Alexander Dumas

“Extreme hopes are born from extreme misery.”

Bertrand Russell

“Beware how you take away hope from another human being.”

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

“The Wise are silent, the Foolish speak, and the children are, thus, led astray.”

Algernon Blackwood

14 thoughts on “(Not-So) Ancient Proverbs – Astray.

  1. Simon says:

    I cannot argue with this at all… Hi ya my friend. Still hanging in there? 🙂

  2. Rita says:

    The last one! Kick in the gut truth

  3. “It ain’t pretty and it don’t work but if you’re damned, may as well be damned in style!”

    Not quite on subject, but love that one so much
    Even if it pales in comparison to the philosophical depth of you post

  4. charlypriest says:

    I think Blackwood, the last guy… he stole my quote
    Gooooood Morning, love ya