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21 modern words of wisdom

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Who said all the wisdom in the world is ancient? We moderns have some darn good quotes of our own.

The meaning of wisdom is the ability to judge what is true and right, to have common sense and good judgement. Unfortunately, there’s not much of that going around these days. Common sense just isn’t that common anymore. Here are some excellent wisdom from selected jokes, good judgment that comes from knowledge and experience in life.

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So here is the list of selected words suits for students, for you and for all.

If at first you don’t succeed, skydiving is not for you.

Your sole purpose in life may be to simply serve as a warning to others.

It’s always darkest before dawn. So if you’re going to steal the neighbor’s newspaper, that’s the time to do it.

People will accept your idea more readily, if you tell them that Benjamin Franklin said it first.

Never test the depth of the water with both feet.

If you think nobody cares if you’re alive, try missing a few car payments.

If you tell the truth you don’t have to remember anything.

You may be disappointed if you fail, but you are doomed if you don’t try.

If you lend someone $20, and never see that person again it was probably worth it.

Life is what happens to you when you’re making other plans.

To the world you might be one person, but to one person you might be the world.

Going to church does not make you a Christian anymore than going to McDonald’s makes you a hamburger.

A coincidence is when God performs a miracle, and decides to remain anonymous.

Sometimes the majority only means that all the fools are on the same side.

Life is like an onion; you peel off one layer at a time and sometimes you weep.

Some days you’re the bug, other days you’re the windshield.

Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself.

Following the path of least resistance is what makes rivers and men crooked.

Never ask a barber if he thinks you need a haircut.

Life is 10% of what happens to you, and 90% of how you respond to it.

The best angle from which to approach any problem is the try-angle.