wise quotes and proverbs

Here are some short wise quotes, proverb, and Itations. They will grow with the time. Don’t hesitate to send us yours.

“Rastafari means to live in nature, to see the Creator in the wind, sea and storm. Other religions pointed to the sky, and while we were looking in the sky, they dug up all the gold and diamonds and went away with them” – (Jimmy Cliff)

“If there is no enemy within, the enemy out side can do us no harm.” – (African proverb)

“As long as thoughts like “give me”, “you didn’t gave me”, “you shouldn’t have this”, “I wish to be”…will flow into our hearts and soul like waves, there will be dark clouds, full of lightnings and thunder. These clouds will bring calamities and tarnish our sky and horizon. And we won’t be able to see the firamement, the stars, the green grass on the hills leading towards areas where the Almighty is adored for Himself”. – (Tierno Bokar)

“Obviously war is one of the major problems which bring disaster on the life of mankind. Inspite of the differences of color, race, creed or religion between women in this world, they all hate war, because the fruit of wars is nothing but disaster. War exterminates their beloved husbands, their brothers and their children. It destroys and eliminates their families. We would like to bring to the attention of all women of the world that it is their duty to voice and express solidarity against such acts.” – (Empress Menen)

“We must become members of a new race, overcoming petty prejudice, owing our ultimate allegiance not to nations, but to our fellow men within the human community.” – (Haile Selassie)

“Remember the Lord our God all your days, my son, and refuse to sin or to transgress his commandments. Live uprightly all the days of your life, and do not walk in the ways of wrongdoing. For if you do what is true, your ways will prosper through your deeds. Give alms from your possessions to all who live uprightly, and do not let your eye begrudge the gift when you make it. Do not turn your face away from any poor man, and the face of God will not be turned away from you. If you have many possessions, make your gift from them in proportion; if few, do not be afraid to give according to the little you have. So you will be laying up a good treasure for yourself against the day of necessity. For charity delivers from death and keeps you from entering the darkness; and for all who practice it charity is an excellent offering in the presence of the Most High. Beware, my son, of all immorality… So now, my son, love your brethren, and in your heart do not disdain your brethren and the sons and daughters of your people by refusing to take a wife for yourself from among them. For in pride there is ruin and great confusion; and in shiftlessness there is loss and great want, because shiftlessness is the mother of famine… Watch yourself, my son, in everything you do, and be disciplined in all your conduct.  And what you hate, do not do to any one…Place your bread on the grave of the righteous, but give none to sinners. Seek advice from every wise man, and do not despise any useful counsel.  Bless the Lord God on every occasion; ask him that your ways may be made straight and that all your paths and plans may prosper. For none of the nations has understanding; but the Lord himself gives all good things, and according to his will he humbles whomever he wishes.” – (Tobit IV 5)

“Yahweh, who can find a home in your tent, who can dwell on your holy mountain?
Whoever lives  blamelessly, who acts uprightly, who speaks the truth from the heart, who keeps the tongue under control,
Who does not wrong a comrade, who cast no discredit on a neighbor, who looks with scorn on the veil, bit honors those who fear Jah
Who stands by an oath at any cost, who ask no interest on loans, who takes no bribe to harm the innocent. No one so acts can ever be shaken”
– (Psalm 15)

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate, our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure, it is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us, we ask ourselves, who am i to be brilliant, georgeous, talented and fabulous?
Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God your playing small does’nt help the world. There’s nothing enlightening about shrinking down so someone won’t feel insecure around you. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It’s not just in some of us, it’s in everyone and as we let our own light shine, we unconciously give others permission to do the same as we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.” – (Harper Collins)

“You can fool some people sometimes, but you can’t fool all the people all the time. So now we see the light we gonna stand up for our right.” – (Robert Nesta Marley)

“Life is one big road with lots of signs, so when you riding thru the ruts don’t complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy, Don’t bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality.”- (Robert Nesta Marley)

“No one should question the faith of others, for no human being can judge the ways of God.” – (Haile Selassie)

“I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.” – (Aldous Huxley)

“An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth and the world will be blind and toothless.” – (M. Gandhi)

“When we let freedom ring, when we let it ring from every village and every hamlet, from every state and every city, we will be able to speed up that day when all of God’s children, black men and white men, Jews and Gentiles, Protestants and Catholics, will be able to join hands and sing in the words of the old Negro spiritual, “Free at last! free at last! thank God Almighty, we are free at last!” – (Martin Luther King)

“It is not only war that can stop war but men of goodwill, conscious of their mission can deal with such deadly enemy…” – (Haile Selassie I)

“The believers who have the most perfect faith are those who have the best manners” – (Muhammad)

“Modesty and faith are linked. When one of them come out, the other disappear too” – (Hadith)

“Because of the progress mankind has achieved and because of the difficulties that are at times part and parcel of progress and prosperity, we find ourselves at a crossroad where we might make the world safe for our future generations or we might all perish together.” – (Haile Selassie I)

“Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery/ None but ourselves can free our minds.” – (Robert Nesta Marley)

“Many discouraging hours will arise before the rainbow of accomplished goals will appear on the horizon.” – (Haile Sellassie I)

“Do you ever see the rainbow in the sky? Do the colors fight amonst themselves? Then why should mankind fight amongst themselves trough their different colors? The whole world is a garden and all the people in it are his flowers and we all beautify this garden with all our different colors. As the rainbow is in the heavens so are we, as rainbow people in his earth. Jah made all colors so all things bright and beautiful, all creatures great and small, all things wise and wonderfull he made them all. Each little flower that opens, and each little bird that sings he made their glowing colors and he made their tiny wings. So remember: What does it profit a man to gain the whole word and lose his soul. So wey dem a go do wid it?” – (Ras Michael)

  ”  If you keep on doing what you have always done – you will keep on being what you have always been. DO THE RIGHT THING” – ( Ras Charles )

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