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Kindness is wisdom. - Phillip J. Bailey

Doubt is the origin of wisdom. - Rene Descartes

He was a wise man who invented God. - Plato

In youth and beauty wisdom is rare. - Homer

Patience is the companion of wisdom. - St. Augustine

What the wise seek is in themselves. - Confucius

A silent man is easily reputed wise. - Frederick W Robertson

Wisdom is better than gold or silver. - German Proverb

Kisses are a better fate than wisdom. - e e cummings

A man may learn wisdom even from a foe. - Aristophenes

A prudent question is one-half of wisdom. - Francis Bacon

Wisdom is always an overmatch for strength. - Phil Jackson

A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom. - Robert Frost

How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise! - Homer

A wise man hears one word and understands two. - Yiddish

Wisdom comes with age, but keep it to yourself. - Mary Roach

The wise learns many things from their enemies. - Aristophanes

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

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom. - Aristotle

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

Even in wise men there is more folly than wisdom. - Sebastien Chamfort

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

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing. - Socrates

Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone. - Baltasar Gracian

Trouble brings experience, and experience brings wisdom. - Unknown

A child can ask questions that a wise man cannot answer. - Unknown

Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish. - Albert Einstein

To live is to dream, and to dream pleasantly is to be wise. - Frederick Schiller

Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy. - Ludwig van Beethoven

It is better to weep with wise men than to laugh with fools. - Spanish Proverb

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

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

The seat of knowledge is in the head, of wisdom, in the heart. - William Hazlitt

Even if you fall on your face, you're still moving forward. - Robert C. Gallagher

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

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

Can grave and formal pass for wise,
When Men the solemn Owl despise? - Benjamin Franklin

When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy. - Rumi

He that breaks a thing to find out what it is has left the path of wisdom. - JRR Tolkien

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

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

Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child. - Ron Wild

It is wise to apply the refined oil of politeness to the mechanism of friendship. - Colette

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

By the time a man is wise enough to watch his step, he's too old to go anywhere. - Billy Crystal

With money in your pocket, you are wise and you are handsome - and you sing well too. - Yiddish Proverb

Example moves the world more than doctrine. The great exemplars are the poets of action. - Henry Miller

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

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

I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior. - Hippolyte Taine

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

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

I can't stop moving. I'm like this weird insect. I can't sit still in real life. - Robin Wright

Within us is the soul of the whole, the wise silence, the universal beauty, the eternal One. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Even a wise man knows doubt from time to time, it is the fool who allows it to rule his judgement. - Jennifer Hudock

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

The great thing in this world is not so much where you stand, as in what direction you are moving. - Oliver Wendell-Holmes

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

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

Everything's challenging for me, singing-wise. I'm like an old truck with one gear left on it. - Michael McDonald

Time isn't just a fleeting thing. It never moves forward without engraving its mark upon the heart. - Ravi Zacharias

He is wise who knows the sources of knowledge - who knows where it is written and where it is to be found. - A.A. Hodge

The foolish reject what they see, not what they think; the wise reject what they think, not what they see. - Huang-Po

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

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit. - Conrad Hilton

If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may prove to be our executioner. - Omar Bradley

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

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

It is easier to find a score of men wise enough to discover the truth than to find one intrepid enough, in the face of opposition, to stand up for it. - A Hodge


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