Ageless Wisdom* in Ninety Seconds

True happiness consists not in the multitude of friends but in the worth and choice.
Ben Jonson Cynthia’s Revels

Much silence makes a powerful noise.
African proverb

It is better to hear the rebuke of the wise than for a man to hear the song of fools.
Ecclesiastes 7.5

Choose a wife rather by your ear than your eye.
English proverb

The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can’t read.

Too often… We enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.
John F Kennedy

There is no pillow as soft as a clear conscience.
French proverb

When the character of a man is unclear to you, look at his friends.

Japanese proverb
  • Aphorisms from Ageless Wisdom, A Treasury of Quotes to Motivate and Inspire by J.S. Felts

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