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Wise Moves

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Wise Moves thanks to Dirk Morley

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Kindness is wisdom. - Phillip J. Bailey

Wisdom outweighs any wealth. - Sophocles

It is wisdom to believe the heart. - George Santayana

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

Silence does not always mark wisdom. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

A short saying oft contains much wisdom. - Sophocles

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

For even the very wise cannot see all ends. - JRR Tolkien

Wisdom is always an overmatch for strength. - Phil Jackson

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

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

Wise men make proverbs, but fools repeat them. - Samuel Palmer

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

So wise so young, they say, do never live long. - William Shakespeare

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

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

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

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

In growing old, we become more foolish - and more wise. - Francois de la Rochefoucauld

Trouble brings experience, and experience brings wisdom. - Unknown

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

There can be no wise politics without thought beforehand. - Annie Besant

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

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

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

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

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

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

When you aim for perfection, you discover it's a moving target. - George Fisher

Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people. - William Butler Yeats

Keep moving if you love life, and keep your troubles well behind you. - John McCain

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

I aimed at the public's heart and by accident I hit it in the stomach. - Upton Sinclair

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

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

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

There is no greater wisdom than well to time the beginnings and onsets of things. - Francis Bacon

The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart. - Benjamin Franklin

When one can hear people moving, one does not so much mind, about one's fears. - Ann Radcliffe

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

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

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

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

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

A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice. - Bill Cosby

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

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

Wisdom teaches us to do, as well as to talk; and to make our words and actions all of a colour. - Seneca

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

Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it. - Ferris Bueller

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

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

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

There is no such thing as an omen. Destiny does not send us heralds. She is too wise or too cruel for that. - Oscar Wilde

Life is not about all the wrong moves you made. Life is about the one right move that made all the difference. - James Lockhart

We are each given a limitless capacity to love and attain wisdom. The extent we use these gifts is our choice. - Anthony Douglas

Wisdom consists, not in seeing what is directly before us, but in discerning those things which may come to pass. - Terence

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

An actor is never so great as when he reminds you of an animal - falling like a cat, lying like a dog, moving like a fox. - Francois Truffaut

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

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

The punishment which the wise suffer who refuse to take part in the government, is to live under the government of worse men. - Plato

The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it. - Elbert Hubbard

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

God moves in a mysterious way
His wonders to perform;
He plants His footsteps in the sea
And rides upon the storm. - William Cowper

The wise man is but a clever infant, spelling letters from a hieroglyphical prophetic book, the lexicon of which lies in eternity. - Thomas Carlyle

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. - Reinhold Niebuhr

Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do. - Pele


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