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" A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow. "
" The wheel that squeaks the loudest is the one that gets the grease. "
" You need to have extraordinary wisdom to be the forerunner. "
" All the great evils which men cause to each other because of certain intentions, desires, opinions, or religious principles, are likewise due to non-existence, because they originate in ignorance, which is absence of wisdom. "
" Pain makes man think. Thought makes man wise. Wisdom makes life endurable. "
" The more one pleases everybody, the less one pleases profoundly. "
" Let us act on what we have, since we have not what we wish. "
John Henry Newman
" Global security can be formed or threatened by heads of state whose wisdom, folly and obsessions shape global events. But often it is the security practitioners, those rarely in the headlines but whose craft and energy quietly break new ground, who keep us safe or put us in peril. "
" The less you talk, the more you're listened to. "
" I praise loudly. I blame softly. "
Catherine the Great
" As you walk down the fairway of life you must smell the roses, for you only get to play one round. "
" And I pray thee, loving Jesus, that as Thou hast graciously given me to drink in with delight the words of Thy knowledge, so Thou wouldst mercifully grant me to attain one day to Thee, the fountain of all wisdom and to appear forever before Thy face. "
" Full of wisdom are the ordinations of fate. "
" Lion sounds that have not grown from the mouse may exude naked power... but cannot convey any wisdom or understanding... The initial steps on the path to courageous speech then are the first tentative steps into the parts of us that cannot speak. "
" If I don't have wisdom, I can teach you only ignorance. "
" For the Holy Ghost blesses us with optimism and wisdom at times of challenge that we simply cannot muster on our own. "
Sheri L. Dew
" I knew that I had it tough compared to children around me. But I felt like I needed it. I think I had the wisdom as a child to know that it would help me later on. "
" When defeat is inevitable, it is wisest to yield. "
" He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe. "
" The key to wisdom is this - constant and frequent questioning, for by doubting we are led to question and by questioning we arrive at the truth. "
" The biggest handicap in research is an ability to think outside the box. The handicap is being encumbered by all the conventional wisdom in a given field. "
Aubrey de Grey
" If you were to offer a thirsty man all wisdom, you would not please him more than if you gave him a drink. "
" Has fortune dealt you some bad cards. Then let wisdom make you a good gamester. "
" The enemy of the conventional wisdom is not ideas but the march of events. "
John Kenneth Galbraith
" When I wrote Living in the Light, I wanted to share about how I live my own life and to encourage people to tap into their own inner wisdom. "
" Where is the Life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information? "
T. S. Eliot
" No single person can possess the wisdom to chart our course. "
" I have seen life from the top down and the bottom up. I know how it looks both ways. And I know there is wisdom and that there is hope. "
L. Ron Hubbard
" Some coaches pray for wisdom. I pray for 260-pound tackles. They'll give me plenty of wisdom. "
" You must learn day by day, year by year to broaden your horizon. The more things you love, the more you are interested in, the more you enjoy, the more you are indignant about, the more you have left when anything happens. "
" I'm particularly interested in black swan events: unprecedented surprises that destroy the conventional wisdom about how the world works. "