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Wise Moves

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Wise Moves thanks to Dirk Morley

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Wisdom outweighs any wealth. - Sophocles

Turn your wounds into wisdom. - Oprah

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

It is wisdom to believe the heart. - George Santayana

A loving heart is the truest wisdom. - Charles Dickens

What the wise seek is in themselves. - Confucius

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

Nature and wisdom never are at strife. - Plutarch

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

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

Time ripens all things, no man is born wise. - Miguel de Cervantes

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

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

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

Of all parts of wisdom the practice is the best. - John Tillotson

Dogma is the sacrifice of wisdom to consistency. - Lewis Perelman

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

Common sense is wisdom with its sleeves rolled up. - Kyle Farnsworth

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

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

Many receive advice, but only the wise profit from it. - Syrus

Trouble brings experience, and experience brings wisdom. - Unknown

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

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

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

All human wisdom is summed up in two words - wait and hope. - Alexandre Dumas

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

The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their right names. - Chinese Proverb

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

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

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

To acquire knowledge one must study. To acquire wisdom one must observe. - Marilyn Vos Savant

Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it. - George Santayana

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

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

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

The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom. - H L Mencken

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

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

A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew. - Herb Caen

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

The Lord hath created medicines out of the earth; and he that is wise will not abhor them. - The Bible

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

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 talk 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

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

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

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

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

I've had the highest mountains. I've had the deepest rivers, you can have it all, but now, keep moving. - Imagine Dragons

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

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

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

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

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

Love is much nicer to be in than an automobile accident, a tight girdle, a higher tax bracket, or a holding pattern over Philadelphia. - Judith Viorst

Each one must learn for himself the highest wisdom. It cannot be taught in words. Men who work cannot dream, and wisdom comes to us in dreams. - Smohalla

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

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. - Lord Francis Bacon


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