Good people are good because they’ve come to wisdom through failure. We get very little wisdom from success, you know.
Saroyan, William quotes
- "We seem to gain wisdom more readily through our… "We seem to gain wisdom more readily through our failures than through our successes. We always think of failure as the antithesis of success, but it isn't. Success often lies just the other side of failure." - Leo F. Buscaglia
- "The good want power, but to weep barren tears. The… "The good want power, but to weep barren tears. The powerful goodness want: worse need for them. The wise want love; and those who love want wisdom; And all good things are thus confused with ill." - Percy Bysshe Shelley
- However things may seem, no evil thing is success and no… However things may seem, no evil thing is success and no good thing is failure. -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
- William J. H. Boetcker "That you may retain your self-respect, it is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right, than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong." William J. H. Boetcker quotes