Jedi WisdomThe highest form of grace is silence.
Jedi Wisdom"Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the idea that something is more important than fear. The brave may not live forever, but the cautious do not live at all"
The Princess Diaries
Jedi WisdomOne of the Jedi Masters said this, but I can't think exactly which one…
"A Jedi shall not draw his weapon unless he feels that his life is in danger."
I like that one…
Jedi Wisdom"If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live."
-Martin Luther King Jr.
Jedi Wisdom"All that live do not deserve life. All that die do not deserve death." –Gandolf
Jedi Wisdom"Can't we all just… get along?"
Although this is a very famous quote, I cannot remember who said it. I wish I could remember. Malcom X?
Anyway, getting back on topic…
Jedi WisdomRodney King said it.
Jedi WisdomExamine what is said, not him who speaks. ~ Arab Proverb
Jedi Wisdom(nice to see you back, Thane)
Jedi Wisdom(glad to be here, Sam)
Do not remove a fly from your friend's forehead with a hatchet. ~ Chinese Proverb
He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever. ~ Chinese Proverb
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials. ~ Chinese Proverb
Jedi WisdomYou've got to do your own growing, no matter how tall your grandfather was. ~ Irish Proverb
Jedi WisdomFall seven times, stand up eight. ~ Japanese Proverb
If you believe everything you read, better not read. ~ Japanese Proverb
Jedi Wisdom"People sleep peacefully in thier beds at night because rough men stand ready to do violence on thier behalf."
- George Ornwall
Jedi WisdomThe tighter you squeeze, the less you have. ~ Zen saying
The true marksman aims at himself. ~ Zen saying
Do not permit the events of your daily life to bind you, but never withdraw yourself from them. ~ Zen saying
Jedi WisdomForget anger toward all who have offended you,
For from anger springs a multitude of wrongs.
The face's smile and the heart's joy are slain by anger.
Does there exist a greater enemy than one's own anger?
Jedi WisdomHere is the price of freedom:
Your every drop of courage,
ounce of pain, pint of blood.
Paid in advance.
~ Sebastian Lee
Jedi Wisdom"Rashness brings success to few, misfortune to many."-Chinese Proverb
Jedi Wisdom"If you think of bad things, they will happen."
"Find something your willing to die for, you'll live a lot longer."
-Grandpa, World War 2 vet
"Freedom has a price the protected will never know."
-Anonymous Marine, Khe Sahn, Vietnam War
"Some people go thier whole lives wondering if they've made a difference in this world, the Marines don't have that problem."
Jedi WisdomEars hear and eyes see, What then does mind do? ~ Zen saying
Jedi WisdomIf you keep thinking "That man has abused me," holding it as a much-cherished grievance, your anger will never be allayed. If you can put down that fury-inducing thought, your anger will lessen. Fury will never end fury, it will just ricochet on and on. Only putting it down will end such an abysmal state.