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Wisdom is before him that hath understanding; but the eyes of a fool are in the ends of the earth.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XVII, v. 24)

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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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A great memory is never made synonymous with wisdom, any more than a dictionary would be called a treatise.

John Henry Cardinal Newman 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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I know what I have given you. I do not know what you have received

Antonio Porchia 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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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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A rose without thorns is like love without heartbreak; it doesn't make sense.

Abraham Lincoln Quotes

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The next best thing to being wise oneself is to live in a circle of those who are

C.S. Lewis Quotes

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Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is enlightenment.

Lao Tzu Quotes

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Do not brood over your past mistakes and failures as this will only fill your mind with grief, regret and depression. Do not repeat them in the future.

Swami Sivananda Quotes

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Courageous, untroubled, mocking and violent-that is what Wisdom wants us to be. Wisdom is a woman, and loves only a warrior.

Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes

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It is strange how often a heart must be broken before the years can make it wise

Sara Teasdale Quotes

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We seem to gain wisdom more readily through our failures than through our successes. We always think of failure as the antithesis of success, but it isn't. Success often lies just the other side of failure.

Leo F. Buscaglia Quotes

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A wise man fights to win, but he is twice a fool who has no plan for possible defeat.

Louis L'Amour Quotes

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A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows public opinion

Chinese Proverbs Quotes

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To speak as the common people do, to think as wise men do.

Roger Ascham Quotes , Source: Dedication to All the Gentlemen and Yeomen of England

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For in much wisdom is much grief: and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow.

Bible Quotes , Source: Ecclesiastes (ch. I, v. 18)

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The heart of the wise in in the house of mourning, but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth.

Bible Quotes , Source: Ecclesiastes (ch. VII, v. 4)

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It is better to hear the rebuke of the wise, than for a man to hear the song of fools.

Bible Quotes , Source: Ecclesiastes (ch. VII, v. 5)

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The words of the wise are as goads, and as nails fastened by the masters of assemblies, which are given from one shepherd.

Bible Quotes , Source: Ecclesiastes (ch. XII, v. 11)

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He taketh wise in their own craftiness: and the counsel of the froward is carried headlong.

Bible Quotes , Source: Job (ch. V, v. 13)

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And Job answered and said, No doubt but ye are the people, and wisdom shall die with you.

Bible Quotes , Source: Job (ch. XII, v. 1-2)

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No mention shall be made of coral, or of pearls: for the price of wisdom is above rubies.

Bible Quotes , Source: Job (ch. XXVIII, v. 18)

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