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" All things must come to the soul from its roots, from where it is planted. "
Saint Teresa of Avila
" Rightly defined philosophy is simply the love of wisdom. "
Marcus Tullius Cicero
" If I am fool, it is, at least, a doubting one; and I envy no one the certainty of his self-approved wisdom. "
" As a parent and a citizen, I'll take a Bill Gates (or Warren Buffett) over Steve Jobs every time. If we must have billionaires, better they should ignore Jobs's example and instead embrace the morality and wisdom of the great industrialist-philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. "
" The day of fortune is like a harvest day, We must be busy when the corn is ripe. "
" Economists often like startling theorems, results which seem to run counter to conventional wisdom. "
" We are shallow because we are 'mayabang,' ego driven, and do not have the humility to understand that we are only human, much too human to mistake knowledge for wisdom. "
F. Sionil Jose
" Combine the extremes, and you will have the true center. "
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
" You can't sweep other people off their feet, if you can't be swept off your own. "
" Perspective is worth 80 IQ points. "
" Wisdom ceases to be wisdom when it becomes too proud to weep, too grave to laugh, and too selfish to seek other than itself. "
" It is the mind that maketh good or ill, That maketh wretch or happy, rich or poor. "
Michel de Montaigne
" Does wisdom perhaps appear on the earth as a raven which is inspired by the smell of carrion? "
" It is impossible to love and to be wise. "
" 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
" We can only learn to know ourselves and do what we can - namely, surrender our will and fulfill God's will in us. "
Saint Teresa of Avila
" A day of worry is more exhausting than a week of work. "
" I always want to be a messenger, a person that, you know, that's not afraid to pass on wisdom. "
Mary J. Blige
" Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn't be done. "
" If you believe the doctors, nothing is wholesome; if you believe the theologians, nothing is innocent; if you believe the military, nothing is safe. "
" Pure, holy simplicity confounds all the wisdom of this world and the wisdom of the flesh. "
Francis of Assisi
" The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique. "
" I haven't any wisdom - just a child like everybody else. I'm not as great as Frank Lloyd Wright. "
" The wisdom of age: don't stop walking. "
" Look around for a place to sow a few seeds. "
Henry Van Dyke
" I don't think you can come into your wisdom until you have made mistakes on your own skin and felt them in reality of your own life. "
" Every silver lining has a cloud. "
Mary Kay Ash
" Above all, you must fight conceit, envy, and every kind of ill-feeling in your heart. "
" Men who know themselves are no longer fools. They stand on the threshold of the door of Wisdom. "
" The woods were a boon; all too often, the forest offered danger and mystery. Yet it could be liberating. If you entered that wild place on its own terms, you might be accorded wisdom. "
" Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it. "
David Starr Jordan