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" Come, come, leave business to idlers, and wisdom to fools: they have need of 'em: wit be my faculty, and pleasure my occupation, and let father Time shake his glass. "
" 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. "
" It is not who is right, but what is right, that is of importance. "
" The gods do not need sacrifices, so what might one do to please them? Acquire wisdom, it seems to me, and do all the good in one's power to those humans who deserve it. "
Apollonius of Tyana
" Music has charms to sooth a savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak. "
" A short saying often contains much wisdom. "
" Don't taunt the alligator until after you've crossed the creek. "
" The wisdom of the crowds has peaked. Web 3.0 is taking what we've built in Web 2.0 - the wisdom of the crowds - and putting an editorial layer on it of truly talented, compensated people to make the product more trusted and refined. "
" Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd have preferred to talk. "
" Never give up, which is the lesson I learned from boxing. As soon as you learn to never give up, you have to learn the power and wisdom of unconditional surrender, and that one doesn't cancel out the other; they just exist as contradictions. The wisdom of it comes as you get older. "
Never Give Up
" Patience is the companion of wisdom. "
" 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
" Our ascendancy of the past two centuries - first Europe and then the U.S. - has bred a western-centric mentality: the West is the fount of all wisdom. We think of ourselves as open-minded, but our sense of superiority has closed our minds. We never entertained the idea that China could surpass the U.S. "
" The topic 'Farm Wisdom' is not a gospel doctrine or scriptural topic, although I found considerable scriptural support for the lessons learned on the farm. "
" Theology in general seems to me a substitution of human ingenuity for divine wisdom. "
Julia Ward Howe
" Has fortune dealt you some bad cards. Then let wisdom make you a good gamester. "
" In my definition of consciousness, consciousness is the same thing as life. What wisdom traditions also call spirit. "
" Combine the extremes, and you will have the true center. "
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
" Leave no stone unturned. "
" The figure a poem makes. It begins in delight and ends in wisdom... in a clarification of life - not necessarily a great clarification, such as sects and cults are founded on, but in a momentary stay against confusion. "
" The higher we are placed, the more humbly we should walk. "
Marcus Tullius Cicero
" Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis. "
Mary Kay Ash
" Our own physical body possesses a wisdom which we who inhabit the body lack. We give it orders which make no sense. "
" The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. "
" It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone. "
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
" Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance. "
H. L. Mencken
" Now it is time to turn to an older wisdom that, while respecting material comfort and security as a basic right of all, also recognises that many of the most valuable things in life cannot be measured. "
Michael D. Higgins
" It's not the having, it's the getting. "
" Wisdom begins in wonder. "
" Most things break, including hearts. The lessons of life amount not to wisdom, but to scar tissue and callus. "
" Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of. "