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" It is plain to me that our prelates, in granting indulgences, do commonly blaspheme the wisdom of God. "
" No one wants advice - only corroboration. "
" Pure, holy simplicity confounds all the wisdom of this world and the wisdom of the flesh. "
Francis of Assisi
" A mistake is simply another way of doing things. "
" Cunning... is but the low mimic of wisdom. "
" Age is a terrible avenger. The lessons of life give you so much to work with, but by the time you've got all this great wisdom, you don't get to be young anymore. "
" While I have no empirical evidence to back this up, I bet that the number of homosexual people per thousand has not fluctuated all that much over the centuries. I do not believe the dented wisdom my father used to extol, that homosexuality was a sure sign of a civilization in decline. "
" Now all the knowledge and wisdom that is in creatures, whether angels or men, is nothing else but a participation of that one eternal, immutable and increased wisdom of God. "
" Preconceived notions are the locks on the door to wisdom. "
" We can't really digest food unless there's hunger. So we can't really assimilate spiritual wisdom unless we feel the need for it. "
" In world mythology, there are countless examples of tragic characters whose greatest strength is also the source of their undoing. But the ancient Greeks and Romans also held the view that acceptance is the beginning of wisdom. "
Simon Van Booy
" What makes Superman a hero is not that he has power, but that he has the wisdom and the maturity to use the power wisely. From an acting point of view, that's how I approached the part. "
" There are three classes of men; lovers of wisdom, lovers of honor, and lovers of gain. "
" However glorious an action in itself, it ought not to pass for great if it be not the effect of wisdom and intention. "
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
" I want to dip my foot in some acting. And most definitely want to mentor upcoming artists and give them the wisdom that was given to me. "
" They are few in the midst of an overwhelming mass of brute force, and their submission is wisdom; but for a nation like England to submit to be robbed by any invader who chooses to visit her shores seemed to me to be nonsense. "
" He whose wisdom cannot help him, gets no good from being wise. "
" Meditation is the soul's perspective glass. "
" There is a trade off - as you grow older you gain wisdom but you lose spontaneity. "
" You must accept responsibility for your actions, but not the credit for your achievements. "
" We gain the strength of the temptation we resist. "
Ralph Waldo Emerson
" An owl is traditionally a symbol of wisdom, so we are neither doves nor hawks but owls, and we are vigilant when others are resting. "
" 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. "
" We all have within us a deep wisdom, but sometimes we don't know we have it. "
" Man is only great when he acts from passion. "
" There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives. "
" A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool. "
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
" Look around for a place to sow a few seeds. "
Henry Van Dyke
" Conventional wisdom tells us we'll only be happier after a divorce if the marriage itself was a war zone. "
" Beware, so long as you live, of judging men by their outward appearance. "
Jean de La Fontaine
" Make it your habit not to be critical about small things. "
Edward Everett Hale