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He is wise that is wise to himself.
Euripides
He that can compose himself, is wiser than he that composes books
Benjamin Franklin
Health is the condition of wisdom, and the sign is cheerfulness, -- an open and noble temper.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Thomas Jefferson
I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled [poets] to write their poetry, but a kind of instinct or inspiration, such as you find in seers and prophets who deliver all their sublime messages without knowing in the least what they mean.
Socrates
I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.
Abraham Lincoln
I have been driven many times to my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere to go. My own wisdom, and that of all about me, seemed insufficient for the day.
Abraham Lincoln
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
Thomas Jefferson
I offer you peace. I offer you love. I offer you friendship. I see your beauty. I hear your need. I feel your feelings. My wisdom flows from the Highest Source. I salute that Source in you. Let us work together for unity and love.
Mahatma Gandhi
I prefer the folly of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom.
Anatole France
I want you to know that also I will not make age an issue of this campaign. I am not going to exploit, for political purposes, my opponent's youth and inexperience. [Laughter and applause] If I still have time, I might add that it was Seneca or it was Cicero, I don't know which, that said, "If it was not for the elders correcting the mistakes of the young, there would be no state.''
Ronald Reagan
If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask God, that giveth to all men liberally and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him. But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering (James 1:5-6).
Bible
If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may prove to be our executioner.
Omar Bradley
If wisdom were offered me with this restriction, that I should keep it close and not communicate it, I would refuse the gift
Seneca
If you realize you aren't so wise today as you thought you were yesterday, you're wiser today
Olin Miller
Ignorant people see life as either existence or non-existence, but wise men see it beyond both existence and non-existence to something that transcends them both; this is an observation of the Middle Way.
Seneca
In examinations, the foolish ask questions the wise cannot answer.
Oscar Wilde
In the first place, God made idiots. That was for practice. Then he made school boards.
Mark Twain
In those days he was wiser than he is now; he used to frequently take my advice
Winston Churchill
Is not wisdom found among the aged? Does not long life bring understanding? (Job 12:12)
Bible
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