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Wise Moves

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Wise Moves thanks to Dirk Morley

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Turn your wounds into wisdom. - Oprah

Doubt is the origin of wisdom. - Rene Descartes

Never insult anyone by accident. - Robert A. Heinlein

Everyone is wise until he speaks. - Irish Drinking Toast

I'd rather be funny than wise. - Dennis Miller

Wisdom is the sunlight of the soul. - German Proverb

Wisdom is better than gold or silver. - German Proverb

Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens. - Jimi Hendrix

A wise man cares not for what he cannot have. - Unknown

Fools look to tomorrow; wise men use tonight. - Scottish Proverb

Name the greatest of all inventors. Accident. - Mark Twain

Moving fast is not the same as going somewhere. - Robert Anthony

A wise traveler never despises his own country. - Carlo Goldoni

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom. - Aristotle

It is not wisdom but authority that makes a law. - Thomas Hobbes

It is never wise to discourage youthful idealism. - Stephen Kinzer

The wise person questions himself, the fool others. - Henri Arnold

One must be a wise reader to quote wisely and well. - Amos Bronson Alcott

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. - Sir Francis Bacon

It is best to learn wisdom by the experience of others. - Latin Proverb

By associating with wise people you will become wise yourself. - Menander

Collect as precious pearls the words of the wise and virtuous. - Abd-el-Kadar

A wise man learns by the mistakes of others, a fool by his own. - Latin Proverb

I prefer the errors of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom. - Anatole France

Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Wisdom is becoming competent with regard to the realities of life. - Gerhard von Rad

The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends. - Baltasar Gracian

The wisdom of nations lies in their proverbs, which are brief and pithy. - William Penn

There is nothing more beautiful in this world than a healthy, wise old man. - Lin Yutang

Business is like riding a bicycle. Either you keep moving or you fall down. - John D. Wright

A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool. - William Shakespeare

The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool. - William Shakespeare

Any fool can paint a picture, but it takes a wise man to be able to sell it. - Samuel Butler

In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is freedom, in water there is bacteria. - Ben Franklin

Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it. - Albert Einstein

Fame is a vapor; popularity an accident; the only earthly certainty is oblivion. - Mark Twain

The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance. The wise grows it under his feet. - James Oppenheim

Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad. - Miles Kington

The end of wisdom is to dream high enough not to lose the dream in the seeking of it. - William Faulkner

True wisdom is to know what is best worth knowing, and to do what is best worth doing. - Edward Humphrey

Knowledge is learning something every day. Wisdom is letting go of something every day. - Zen Proverb

Cabbage: A familiar kitchen-garden vegetable about as large and wise as a man's head. - Ambrose Bierce

Wisdom is knowing what to do next, skill is knowing how to do it, and virtue is doing it. - David S Jordan

may I be I is the only prayer - not may I be great or good or beautiful or wise or strong. - e e cummings

Move fast and break things. Unless you are breaking stuff, you are not moving fast enough. - Mark Zuckerberg

One should take good care not to grow too wise for so great a pleasure of life as laughter. - Joseph Addison

Are you a man with a conscience, or just a shark who will die when you stop moving forward? - Roderick Vincent

To be born free is an accident; to live free a responsibility; to die free is an obligation. - Mrs. Hubbard Davis

Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something. - Plato

Knowledge alone is not enough. It must be leavened with magnanimity before it becomes wisdom. - Adlai E. Stevenson

God gives men wisdom as he gives them gold; his treasure house is not the mint, but the mine. - Arabic Proverb

Knowledge is realizing that the street is one way; wisdom is looking in both directions anyway. - Albert Einstein

A man doesn't begin to attain wisdom until he recognizes that he is no longer indispensable. - Admiral Richard Byrd

He who devotes 16 hours a day to hard study may become as wise at 60 as he thought himself at 20. - Mary Wilson Little

I don't understand American football at all. It looks like all-in wrestling with crash helmets. - Sting

The wisdom of man never yet contrived a system of taxation that would operate with perfect equality. - Andrew Jackson

I replaced the headlights in my car with strobe lights, so it looks like I'm the only one moving. - Steven Wright

A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left. - Marilyn Monroe

The stupid neither forgive nor forget; the naive forgive and forget; the wise forgive, but do not forget. - Thomas Szasz

The abdomen, the chest, and the brain will forever be shut from the intrusion of the wise and humane surgeon. - Eric Ericksen

When hungry, eat your rice; when tired, close your eyes. Fools may laugh at me, but wise men will know what I mean. - Lin-Chi

Year's end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us. - Hal Borland

My idea is to make moves to bring chess back to the world's map, to make it part of the world's geography again. - Anatoly Karpov

Moving forward implies motion when in all actuality it may be simply standing still and seeing the salvation of the Lord. - John Paul Warren

To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent. - Buddha

To make no mistake is not in the power of man; but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future. - Plutarch

It is too often seen, that the wiser men are about the things of this world, the less wise they are about the things of the next. - Edmund Gibson

A wise man is cured of ambition by ambition itself; his aim is so exalted that riches, office, fortune and favour cannot satisfy him. - Samuel Johnson

Advertising moves the goods - if it's good advertising. Bad advertising doesn't move the goods because it doesn't move the buyers. - Unknown


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