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Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.

Sidonie Gabrielle Quotes

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Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.

Plato Quotes

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Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.

Sandra Carey Quotes

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And the load commended the unjust steward, because he had done wisely: for the children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light.

Bible Quotes , Source: Luke (ch. XVI, v. 8)

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To teach is to understand. To learn is wisdom. To learn together is understanding wisdom.

Sid Mendenhall Quotes

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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 Quotes

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When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.

Confucius Quotes

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

William Shakespeare Quotes

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The wisdom of our ancestors.

Francis Bacon Quotes , Source: (according to Lord Brougham), also attributed to Edmund Burke "Observations on a Late Publication on

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Sometimes I lie awake at night, and ask, 'Where have I gone wrong?' Then a voice says to me, 'This is going to take more than one night.'

Charles M. Schulz Quotes

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The highest form of wisdom is kindness

The Talmud Quotes

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Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.

Abraham Lincoln Quotes

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Wise men learn more from fools than fools from the wise.

Cato (Marcus Porcius Cato "The Elder") (a/k/a Cato the Censor) Quotes , Source: in Plutarch's "Life of Cato"

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Experiences are savings which a miser puts aside. Wisdom is an inheritance which a wastrel cannot exhaust.

Karl Kraus Quotes

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Wisdom is knowing what to do next, skill is knowing how to do it, and virtue is doing it.

David Starr Jordan Quotes

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The well bred contradict other people. The wise contradict themselves.

Oscar Wilde Quotes

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In examinations, the foolish ask questions the wise cannot answer.

Oscar Wilde Quotes

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Until this moment, I never understood how hard it was to lose something you never had.

Albert Einstein Quotes

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I know what I have given you. I do not know what you have received

Antonio Porchia Quotes

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A wise old owl sat on an oak; The more he saw the less he spoke; The less he spoke the more he heard; Why aren't we like that wise old bird?

John A. Simone, Sr. Quotes

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A man only becomes wise when he begins to calculate the approximate depth of his ignorance.

Gian Carlo Menotti Quotes

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We must become the change we want to see.

Mahatma Gandhi Quotes

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Wisdom ceases to be wisdom when it becomes too proud to weep, too grave to laugh, and too selfish to seek other than itself.

Kahlil Gibran Quotes

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Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.

Bruce Lee Quotes

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The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

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