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Wise Moves

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Wise Moves thanks to Dirk Morley

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Camouflage: Wise guise. - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

Aphorism: Predigested wisdom. - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

Wisdom requires the long view. - John F. Kennedy

Be quick to learn and wise to know. - George Burns

In youth and beauty wisdom is rare. - Homer

Patience is the companion of wisdom. - St. Augustine

Silence does not always mark wisdom. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Doubt is often the beginning of wisdom. - M. Scott Peck

We judge of man's wisdom by his hope. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Dancing with her was like moving a piano. - Ring Lardner

Knowledge can be communicated but not wisdom. - Herman Hesse

Much wisdom often goes with the fewest words. - Sophocles

Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom. - Euripides

Proverbs may be said to be the abridgment of wisdom. - Joseph Joubert

Law of the Supermarket: The other line moves faster. - Unknown

Nine-tenths of wisdom consists in being wise in time. - Theodore Roosevelt

Stardom isn't a profession, it's an accident. - Lauren Bacall

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

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

Wise men don't need advice. Fools don't take it. - Benjamin Franklin

To the wise, life is a problem; to the fool, a solution. - Marcus Aurelius

Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone. - Horace

It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish. - Aeschylus

Wisdom is oftentimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar. - William Wordsworth

He who knows others is learned; he who knows himself is wise. - Lao-Tzu

An empty purse and a new house make a man wise, but too late. - Portuguese Proverb

With the ancient is wisdom, and in length of days understanding. - Job 12:1

Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late. - Benjamin Franklin

In examinations, the foolish ask questions the wise cannot answer. - Oscar Wilde

The mind moves in the direction of our currently dominant thoughts. - Earl Nightingale

Do not the most moving moments of our lives find us all without words? - Marcel Marceau

Fortune, seeing that she could not make fools wise, has made them lucky. - Michel de Montaigne

If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself. - Henry Ford

True wisdom lies in gathering the precious things out of each hour as it goes by. - E S Bouton

It is strange how often a heart must be broken before the years can make it wise. - Sara Teasdale

The next best thing to being wise oneself is to live in a circle of those who are. - C S Lewis

It is the province of knowledge to speak. It is the privilege of wisdom to listen. - Christine Lane

And what is better than wisdom? Woman. And what is better than a good woman? Nothing. - Geoffrey Chaucer

A wise man can see more from the bottom of a well than a fool can from a mountain top. - Unknown

An almost perfect relationship with his father was the earthly root of all his wisdom. - C S Lewis

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

The first point of wisdom is to. discern what is false; the second, to know what is true. - Lactantius

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

The wheel of change moves on, and those who were down go up, and those who were up go down. - Jawaharial Nehru

Wise Husband: One who buys his wife such fine china she won't trust him to wash the dishes - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information? - T S Eliot

A wise man adapts himself to circumstances, as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it. - Chinese Proverb

The art of storytelling is reaching its end because the epic slice of truth, wisdom, is dying out. - Walter Benjamin

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

It's not about how hard you can hit; it's about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. - Rocky Balboa

Wise leaders generally have wise counselors because it takes a wise person themselves to distinguish them. - Diogenes of Sinope

Say no to the things that keep you on a certain level and say yes to the things that will help you keep moving on. - Brian Honigman

Leadership is about creating powerful human currents moving enthusiastically and creatively in the right direction. - Unknown

Mistakes are the stepping stones to wisdom. We learn from trial and error; we become wise by understanding problems. - Leon Brown

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

It's a sad day when you find out that it's not accident or fortune but just yourself that kept things from you. - Lillian Hellman

Music is your own experience, your thoughts, your wisdom. If you don't live it, it won't come out of your horn. - Charlie Parker

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

The person who has a firm trust in the Supreme Being is powerful in his power, wise by his wisdom, happy by his happiness. - Joseph Addison

We learn wisdom from failure much more than success. We often discover what we will do, by finding out what we will not do. - Samuel Smiles

He who learns the rules of wisdom without conforming to them in his life is like a man who plows in his field but does not sow. - Saadi

You are responsible for your life. You can't keep blaming somebody else for your dysfunction. Life is really about moving on. - Oprah Winfrey

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

Aging: 1. A supposed ripening into wisdom that most Westerners attempt to delay as long as possible; 2. A one-way street with no stoplights. - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

Laughter is a form of internal jogging. It moves your internal organs around. It enhances respiration. It is an igniter of great expectation. - Norman Cousins

Q: When is the perfect time?
A: Who can say, but probably somewhere between haste and delay - and it's usually most wise to start today. - Rasheed Ogunlaru

Wise sayings are not only for ornament, but for action and business, having a point or edge, whereby knots in business are pierced and discovered. - Francis Bacon

Animals, in their generation, are wiser than the sons of men; but their wisdom is confined to a few particulars, and lies in a very narrow compass. - Joseph Addison


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