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" Combine the extremes, and you will have the true center. "
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
" A thought transfixed me: for the first time in my life, I saw the truth as it is set into song by so many poets, proclaimed as the final wisdom by so many thinkers. The truth - that love is the ultimate and the highest goal to which man can aspire. "
Viktor E. Frankl
" Women are stronger than men - they do not die of wisdom. "
" The left has come to regard common sense - the traditional wisdom and folkways of the community - as an obstacle to progress and enlightenment. "
" Does wisdom perhaps appear on the earth as a raven which is inspired by the smell of carrion? "
" 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
" Around '93, '94, the conventional wisdom about the Internet was that it was a toy for academics and researchers. So it was very, very underestimated for about two years. "
" When you betray somebody else, you also betray yourself. "
Isaac Bashevis Singer
" It is impossible to love and to be wise. "
" Multicolored stones and paintings, walkways, and theaters are useless in a city unless it also contains wisdom and law. Such things are the subject of wisdom and law, not equivalent to them. "
Apollonius of Tyana
" I know more about what it's like to be elderly and infirm and kind of stupid, the way you get forgetful, but on the other hand I'm a littler, wiser, dare we say? The word 'wisdom' has kind of faded out of our vocabulary, but yeah, I'm a little wiser. "
" The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique. "
" When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps. "
" Quick decisions are unsafe decisions. "
" People usually compare the computer to the head of the human being. I would say that hardware is the bone of the head, the skull. The semiconductor is the brain within the head. The software is the wisdom. And data is the knowledge. "
" Wisdom is knowing when you can't be wise. "
" Man is a creative retrospection of nature upon itself. "
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
" As we work to reweave the strands of connection, we can be supported by the wisdom and lovingkindness of others. "
" The lure of the distant and the difficult is deceptive. The great opportunity is where you are. "
" One of the greatest pieces of economic wisdom is to know what you do not know. "
John Kenneth Galbraith
" People seldom refuse help, if one offers it in the right way. "
A. C. Benson
" The truth is not for all men, but only for those who seek it. "
" I believe that when an elder dies, a library is burned: vast sums of wisdom and knowledge are lost. Throughout the world libraries are ablaze with scant attention. "
Elizabeth Kapu'uwailani Lindsey
" From the errors of others, a wise man corrects his own. "
" Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance. "
H. L. Mencken
" How do you rate works of genius? Partly by personal inclination, partly by accepted wisdom, partly by popularity. "
" What I've been able to do with my character, Madea, and the other characters, with the jokes, is use it as an anesthetic to get to the heart and soul of real issues. And what I've found on stage over the years is that, while making people laugh, I can drop in pearls of wisdom. "
" Wisdom oft times consists of knowing what to do next. "
" I think we do need to try to not just rely on the central bank to, in its wisdom, adjust interest rates, but allow for people to avoid being exposed to inflation risk. "
Robert J. Shiller
" I am a poor student sitting at the feet of giants, yearning for their wisdom and begging for lessons that might one day make me a complete artist, so that if all goes well, I may one day sit beside them. "
" Community organizing is all about building grassroots support. It's about identifying the people around you with whom you can create a common, passionate cause. And it's about ignoring the conventional wisdom of company politics and instead playing the game by very different rules. "