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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. "
" A good memory is surely a compost heap that converts experience to wisdom, creativity, or dottiness; not that these things are of much earthly value, but at least they may keep you amused when the world is keeping you locked away or shutting you out. "
" Wisdom denotes the pursuing of the best ends by the best means. "
" The truest wisdom is a resolute determination. "
" Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another. "
" If I don't have wisdom, I can teach you only ignorance. "
" The wisdom of God is so great that He also knows exactly what I would think and do under every possible circumstance and situation, and he placed me in that state of life and situation best suited for my salvation. "
" 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. "
" My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it's on your plate. "
" If I am fool, it is, at least, a doubting one; and I envy no one the certainty of his self-approved 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
" I'm very accepting with my age. It's like notches on your belt: experience, wisdom, and a different kind of beauty. There comes a day when you've become comfortable in your skin. "
" Contemplation and wisdom are highest achievements and man is not totally at home with them. "
" When in doubt, don't. "
When In Doubt
" 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. "
" To profit from good advice requires more wisdom than to give it. "
" Of prosperity mortals can never have enough. "
" The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it. "
" Wisdom we know is the knowledge of good and evil, not the strength to choose between the two. "
" As we work to reweave the strands of connection, we can be supported by the wisdom and lovingkindness of others. "
" Not a single illegal immigrant should or need enter the United States, not one. Contrary to the common wisdom, the borders are easy to seal, and controlling entry is hardly totalitarian. "
" I don't think I really have any wisdom. Stay out of trouble. Good luck. Stay away from women because they will burn you, haha. "
" Wise men make more opportunities than they find. "
" Full of wisdom are the ordinations of fate. "
" Every nation whose affairs betray a want of wisdom and stability may calculate on every loss which can be sustained from the more systematic policy of its wiser neighbors. "
" The older I get the more wisdom I find in the ancient rule of taking first things first. A process which often reduces the most complex human problem to a manageable proportion. "
Dwight D. Eisenhower
" The problem lies with us: we've become addicted to experts. We've become addicted to their certainty, their assuredness, their definitiveness, and in the process, we have ceded our responsibility, substituting our intellect and our intelligence for their supposed words of wisdom. "
" It is while you are patiently toiling at the little tasks of life that the meaning and shape of the great whole of life dawn on you. "
" Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else. "
" No party has a monopoly on wisdom. No democracy works without compromise. But when Governor Romney and his allies in Congress tell us we can somehow lower our deficit by spending trillions more on new tax breaks for the wealthy - well, you do the math. I refuse to go along with that. And as long as I'm President, I never will. "
" When defeat is inevitable, it is wisest to yield. "