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Motivational Thoughts on Wisdom

A wise person learns by the experience of others. An ordinary person learns by their own experience. A fool learns by nobody's experience.
-- Unknown Author

The beginning and the end reach out their hands to each other.
-- Chinese Proverb

Live like the rice of Padi. When empty, it stands up tall. When full, it looks down. Like a mature head of rice, one may know a lot but must say little.
-- Balinese Proverb

Wisdom without morality is like a ring without a gem.
-- Jewish Proverb

Wisdom cannot be taught. It can only be learned.
-- Unknown Author

As you teach, you learn.
-- Jewish Proverb

A wise man cares not for what he cannot have.
-- Italian Proverb

The universe is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
-- Eden Phillpotts

Time flies...and eternity waits.
-- Polish Proverb

Govern a great nation as you would cook a small fish. Do not overdo it.
-- Lao-Tzu

The great comfort of turning 49 is the realization that you are now too old to die young.
-- Paul Dickson

When God means to punish a nation, he deprives the rulers of wisdom.
-- German Proverb

Knowledge is power. Proper application of it is wisdom.
-- Unknown Author

The only person more obnoxious than a wise guy is a wise guy who turns out to be right.
-- Unknown Author

The older the fiddle, the sweeter the tune.
-- Irish Proverb

One must learn how to lose before learning how to play.
-- Mexican Proverb

Things don't change. You change your way of looking, that's all.
-- Carlos Castaneda

If what men most admire they would despise, 'twould look like mankind were growing wise.
-- Benjamin Franklin

The essence of genius is knowing what to overlook.
-- William James

It is the foolish sheep that makes the wolf his confessor.
-- German Proverb

Seek direction from one who's already there.
-- Old Zulu Saying

Proverbs are the wisdom of the streets.
-- German Proverb

Proverbs are the wisdom of nations.
-- Polish Proverb

The hearts of fools are in their mouths, but the mouths of the wise are in their hearts.
-- Jewish Proverb

The only things worth learning are the things you learn after you know it all.
-- Harry S. Truman



What is Photography?
Photography Basics
Updated by renan - 4 months ago
So, you decided that you're going to take up photography and maybe eventually, make it a regular hobby, or even make money out of it someday. Before all that, let's take a few steps back and try to understand what photography is and what it actually takes to be a photographer.


Consider a duck. It encounters the air, water and soil. It benefits from each, is hindered by none, harms nothing. They are cute, too. Be a duck!

-- Old Slovakian Saving

Each generation will reap what the former generation has sown.

-- Chinese Proverb

A wise person learns by the experience of others. An ordinary person learns by their own experience. A fool learns by nobody's experience.

-- Unknown Author

We enjoy warmth because we have been cold. We appreciate light because we have been in darkness. By the same token, we can experience joy because we have known sadness.

-- David L. Weatherford


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