Words of Wisdom

Words of Wisdom

Below you will find various words of wisdom, phrases and sayings that just seem to reflect my outlook on life, philosophy, and the way things are. Some are my own, crafted sayings, and others are borrowed from other authors. In any case, I do hope you enjoy this collection. Who knows? Maybe you’ll see something that connects with you.

“Rome wasn’t built in a day, but it burned in one.”

Ernest Hemingway

“If two people love each other, there can be no happy end to it.”


“In the land of the blind, the one eyed man is king.”

Edgar Allan Poe

“All that we see or seem, is but a dream within a dream.”

Fyodor Dostoyevsky – Notes from Underground

“To think too much is a disease.”

Steven Magee

“Jail has become the biggest mental health hospital.”


“If a man comes to the door of poetry untouched by the madness of the Muses, believing that technique alone will make him a good poet, he and his sane compositions never reach perfection, but are utterly eclipsed by the performances of the inspired madman.”

Dave Todd, The Higher Conscienceness

“You are at your most powerful when sincerely giving someone your time and attention yet neither expecting nor desiring anything in return. This is truly an enlightened state.”

Pandaren Monk, World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria Trailer

“To ask why we fight, is to ask why leaves fall… It is in their nature. Perhaps there is a better question… Why do we fight? To protect home and family… To preserve balance, and bring harmony… For my kind, the true question is… What is worth fighting for?”

Robert Frost

“A poem begins in delight, and ends in wisdom.”

A Moment – Me
Ever had that one moment in your life where you just feel like lying down in the grass, looking up at the sky, and thinking?


Well go do it.

It really opens up who you really are to yourself.

Things you never knew about yourself suddenly become apparent.

And your whole life unfolds before your very eyes.

Place thy hardships unto me, I shall alleviate your misery.

It takes brute force and courage to lead an army, but wisdom and patience to rule a kingdom.