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" Justice Scalia was a lion of the law. Agree or disagree with him, all of his colleagues on the bench shared his wisdom and his humor. And like them, I miss him. "
" Wisdom consists not so much in knowing what to do in the ultimate as knowing what to do next. "
" Your aim will be knowledge and wisdom, not the reflected glamour of fame. "
Abbott L. Lowell
" Cynicism masquerades as wisdom, but it is the furthest thing from it. Because cynics don't learn anything. Because cynicism is a self-imposed blindness: a rejection of the world because we are afraid it will hurt us or disappoint us. Cynics always say 'no.' But saying 'yes' begins things. Saying 'yes' is how things grow. "
" Christian, learn from Christ how you ought to love Christ. Learn a love that is tender, wise, strong; love with tenderness, not passion, wisdom, not foolishness, and strength, lest you become weary and turn away from the love of the Lord. "
" I prefer the folly of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom. "
" They whom truth and wisdom lead, can gather honey from a weed. "
" Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself. "
W. Clement Stone
" When I was born, the wisdom was that homosexuality was an illness; that it was caused largely by somebody's mother, and a distorted relationship with the mother. And now, as I live my life - married to a husband, with kids - it's an identity. "
" We cannot become what we need to be by remaining what we are. "
Max de Pree
" Once I turned 35, I got the bonus of some wisdom and began to accept life on its own terms. "
" Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit. "
" No one wants advice - only corroboration. "
" It is astonishing with how little wisdom mankind can be governed, when that little wisdom is its own. "
William Ralph Inge
" The day of fortune is like a harvest day, We must be busy when the corn is ripe. "
" Unhappy is that Grandeur which makes us too great to be good; and that Wit which sets us at a distance from true Wisdom. "
" Nothing that you have not given away will ever be really yours. "
C. S. Lewis
" Even youngish men can acquire wisdom as time goes by. "
Time Goes By
" Wisdom is oftentimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar. "
" And when the world is created, it is created in such a way that those eternal objects of God's loving wisdom become actualities - interacting with one another, relating to God in the finite realm. "
" Wisdom outweighs any wealth. "
" To know one's self is wisdom, but not to know one's neighbors is genius. "
" The greater our knowledge increases the more our ignorance unfolds. "
John F. Kennedy
" Rightly defined philosophy is simply the love of wisdom. "
Marcus Tullius Cicero
" Excellence, then, is a state concerned with choice, lying in a mean, relative to us, this being determined by reason and in the way in which the man of practical wisdom would determine it. "
" Information is not knowledge, and knowledge is not wisdom. Reading - even browsing - an old book can yield sustenance denied by a database search. Patience is a virtue, gluttony a sin. "
" Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom. "
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
" Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking. "
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
" The doors of wisdom are never shut. "
" Logic is the beginning of wisdom, not the end. "
" 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. "