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Wisdom Quotes

Benjamin Franklin
Do not anticipate trouble or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.
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Committing a great truth to memory is admirable; committing it to life is wisdom.
William Ward Permalink
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
Wisdom is like electricity. There is no permanently wise man, but men capable of wisdom, who, being put into certain company, or other favorable conditions, become wise for a short time, as glasses rubbed acquire electric power for a while.
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William James
Wisdom is learning what to overlook.
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William James
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
The wise through excess of wisdom is made a fool.
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Woody Allen
More than any other time in history, mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other, to total extinction. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly.
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Robert Frost
In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life. It goes on.
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Stephen R. Covey
Wisdom is your perspective on life, your sense of balance, your understanding of how the various parts and principles apply and relate to each other. It embraces judgment, discernment, comprehension. It is a gestalt or oneness, and integrated wholeness.
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Mark Twain
Always acknowledge a fault. This will throw those in authority off their guard and give you an opportunity to commit more.
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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 Permalink
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Mark Twain
Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the and the blind can see
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Dr. Seuss
Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.
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An eye for an eye will make the whole world blind.
Author Unknown Permalink
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William Shakespeare
Life is as tedious as a twice-told tale.
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William Shakespeare
To be wise and love exceeds man's might.
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Ronald Reagan
We need you, we need your youth, your strength, and your idealism, to help us make right what is wrong.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
Go where he will, the wise man is at home.
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 Aeschylus
The wisest of the wise may err.
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Lettin' the cat outta the bag is a whole lot easier 'n puttin' it back in.
Will Rogers Permalink
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Akhenaton Akhenaton
To be satisfied with a little, is the greatest wisdom; and he that increaseth his riches, increaseth his cares; but a contented mind is a hidden treasure, and trouble findeth it not.
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It is astonishing with how little wisdom mankind can be governed, when that little wisdom is its own.
R. Inge Permalink
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 Buddha
As irrigators lead water where they want, as archers make their arrows straight, as carpenters carve wood, the wise shape their minds.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is a time when a man distinguishes the idea of felicity from the idea of wealth; it is the beginning of wisdom.
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Bob Marley
Well, me don't swim too tough so me don't go in the water too deep.
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Who is wise? One who learns from all.
The Talmud Permalink
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Bertrand Russell
Envy consists in seeing things never in themselves, but only in their relations. If you desire glory, you may envy Napoleon, but Napoleon envied Caesar, Caesar envied Alexander, and Alexander, I daresay, envied Hercules, who never existed.
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Conventional wisdom would say that if long rates don't go up when short rates go up that there's some sort of indication of slowing of an economy. On the other hand, people could argue that inflation's under control and the economy is healthy.
Ander Crenshaw Permalink
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Oprah Winfrey
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Oprah Winfrey Permalink
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Where there is charity and wisdom, there is neither fear nor ignorance.
St. Francis Permalink
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