DT 18/4/8: Mystics see trouble ahead over EU law
Woe to him who says to wood, 'Come to life!' Or to lifeless stone, 'Wake up!' Can it give guidance? It is covered with gold and silver; there is no breath in it.
Habakkuk 2:19, NIV
Another possible source of guidance for teenagers is television, but television's message has always been that the need for truth, wisdom and world peace pales by comparison with the need for a toothpaste that offers whiter teeth and fresher breath.
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction
Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path.
Psalm 119:105, NIV
Give people enough guidance to make the decisions you want them to make. Don't tell them what to do, but encourage them to do what is best.
Hillary [Clinton] and Nancy [Reagan] have a lot in common -- they're both smarter than their husbands and both consulted the stars for guidance, Nancy with astrology and Hillary with Barbra Streisand.
Saul died because he was unfaithful to the LORD; he did not keep the word of the LORD and even consulted a medium for guidance,
1 Chronicles 10:13, NIV
I don't believe in Astrology. But then I would say that, being a Picese.
If any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to him.
James 1:5, NIV
The rest, called literature, is a dossier of human imbecility for the guidance of future professors.
If the staff lacks policy guidance against which to test decisions, their decisions will be random.
Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God's will is - his good, pleasing and perfect will.
Romans 12:2, NIV
It is . . . sometimes easier to head an institute for the study of child guidance than it is to turn one brat into a decent human being.
Joseph Wood Krutch
But when he, the Spirit of truth, comes, he will guide you into all truth. He will not speak on his own; he will speak only what he hears, and he will tell you what is yet to come.
John 16:13, NIV
People are changed, not by coercion or intimidation, but by example.
For lack of guidance a nation falls, but many advisers make victory sure.
Proverbs 11:14, NIV
Is a dream a lie if it don't come true, or is it something worse?
Bruce Springsteen, The River
It is an easy thing for one whose foot is on the outside of calamity to give advice and to rebuke the sufferer.
Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't.
Let the wise listen and add to their learning, and let the discerning get guidance
Proverbs 1:5, NIV
I always pass on good advice. It is the only thing to do with it. It is never of any use to oneself.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.
"Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?"
"That depends a good deal on where you want to get to," said the Cat.
"I don't much care where --" said Alice.
"Then it doesn't much matter which way you go," said the Cat.
"-- so long as I get somewhere," Alice added as an explanation.
"Oh, you're sure to do that," said the Cat, "if only you walk long enough."
Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland
A life without direction goes nowhere.
Men, like nails, lose their usefulness when they lose direction and begin to bend.
Walter Savage Landor
I recommend you to take care of the minutes, for the hours will take care of themselves.
Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield
Goals allow you to control the direction of change in your favor.
You cannot be lost on a road that is straight.
The LORD will guide you always; he will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land and will strengthen your frame. You will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring whose waters never fail.
Isaiah 58:11, NIV
There are known knowns. There are things we know we know. We also know there are known unknowns. That is to say we know there are some things we do not know. But there are also unknown unknowns. The ones we don't know we don't know.
The one who doesn't know the answer is wiser than the one who knows the wrong answer.
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; he who seeks finds; and to him who knocks, the door will be opened.
Men give advice; God gives guidance.
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