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The Son of man came eating and drinking, and they say, Behold a man gluttonous, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners. But wisdom is justified of her children.

Bible Quotes , Source: Matthew (ch. XI, v. 19)

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Wisdom crieth without; she uttereth her voice in the streets: She crieth in the chief place of concourse, in the openings of the gates: in the city she uttereth her words, saying, How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge?

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. I, v. 20-22)

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Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. IV, v. 7)

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For wisdom is better than rubies; and all the things that may be desired are not to be compared with it.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. VIII, v. 11)

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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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For old age is not honored for length of time, or measured by number of years; but understanding is gray hair for anyone, and a blameless life is ripe old age.

Bible Quotes , Source: Wisdom of Solomon (ch. IV, v. 8-9)

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A wise man is out of the reach of fortune.

Sir Thomas Browne Quotes , Source: Religion Medici, quoted as "That insolent paradox"

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But these are foolish things to all the wise, And I love wisdom more than she loves me; My tendency is to philosophise On most things, from a tyrant to a tree; But still the spouseless virgin Knowledge flies, What are we? and whence come we? what shall be Our ultimate existence? What's our present? Are questions answerless, and yet incessant.

Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) Quotes , Source: Don Juan (canto VI, st. 63)

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Any man who is under 30, and is not a liberal, has not heart; and any man who is over 30, and is not a conservative, has no brains.

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

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Wise men are more dependent on fools than fools on wise men.

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

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Wisdom and goodness are twin-born, one heart Must hold both sisters, never seen apart.

William Cowper Quotes , Source: Expostulation (l. 634)

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Wisdom begins in wonder.

Socrates 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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For all my education, accomplishments, and so called 'wisdom'… I can't fathom my own heart.

Michael Caine Quotes

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The key to wisdom is knowing all the right questions.

John A Simone, Jr. Quotes

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It is astonishing with how little wisdom mankind can be governed, when that little wisdom is its own.

W. R. Inge Quotes

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It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf.

Walter Lippman Quotes

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Our experience is composed rathery of illusions that of wisdom acquired.

Joseph Roux 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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A wise man will desire no more than what he may get justly, use soberly, distribute cheerfully, and leave contentedly.

Benjamin Franklin Quotes

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A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.

Francis Bacon Quotes

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By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest.

Confucius Quotes

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Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.

Thomas Jefferson Quotes

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