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It is a great misfortune not to possess sufficient wit to speak well, nor sufficient judgment to keep silent
Jean de la Bruyere
It is by the fortune of God that, in this country, we have three benefits: freedom of speech, freedom of thought, and the wisdom never to use either.
Mark Twain
It is characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things.
Henry David Thoreau
It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.
Mahatma Gandhi
It requires wisdom to understand wisdom; the music is nothing if the audience is deaf
Walter Lippmann
It's bad taste to be wise all the time, like being at a perpetual funeral
D.H. Lawrence
Just as a cautious businessman avoids investing all his capital in one concern, so wisdom would probably admonish us also not to anticipate all our happiness from one quarter alone.
Sigmund Freud
Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.
Buddha
Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification.
Martin H. Fischer
Learning sleeps and snores in libraries, but wisdom is everywhere, wide awake, on tiptoe.
Josh Billings
Let me embrace thee, sour adversity, for wise men say it is the wisest course.
William Shakespeare
Let the spirit out - Discard all thoughts of reward, all hopes of praise and fears of blame, all awareness of one's bodily self. And, finally closing the avenues of sense perception, let the spirit out, as it will.
Bruce Lee
Let us be silent, that we may hear the whispers of the gods.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life is an error-making and an error-correcting process, and nature in marking man's papers will grade him for wisdom as measured both by survival and by the quality of life of those who survive.
Jonas Salk
Like a man travelling in foggy weather, those at some distance before him on the road he sees wrapped up in the fog, as well as those behind him, and also the people in the fields on each side, but near him all appears clear, though in truth he is as much in the fog as any of them.
Benjamin Franklin
Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.
Mahatma Gandhi
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
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
Publilius Syrus
Mingle some brief folly with your wisdom.
Horace
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