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" The clouds may drop down titles and estates, and wealth may seek us, but wisdom must be sought. "
" Repeat anything often enough and it will start to become you. "
" We gain the strength of the temptation we resist. "
Ralph Waldo Emerson
" The future... seems to me no unified dream but a mince pie, long in the baking, never quite done. "
" Perhaps too much of everything is as bad as too little. "
" No single person can possess the wisdom to chart our course. "
" Influential people are never satisfied with the status quo. They're the ones who constantly ask, 'What if?' and 'Why not?' They're not afraid to challenge conventional wisdom, and they don't disrupt things for the sake of being disruptive; they do it to make things better. "
" While people are quick to praise the wisdom of the crowd, being an old-school journalist, I look at the wisdom of the crowd and know it can quickly turn into a mob mentality. "
" It's not the having, it's the getting. "
" Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do as well as to talk; and to make our words and actions all of a color. "
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
" Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it. "
" Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration. "
Thomas A. Edison
" Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance. "
H. L. Mencken
" Spend time reflecting on your emotional and physical existence and how that applies to the voice. You have to apply that wisdom and experience when you sing - it's what comes through. "
K. D. Lang
" All of us, at certain moments of our lives, need to take advice and to receive help from other people. "
" Everything important always begins from something trivial. "
" The course of Nature is the art of God. "
" It isn't right to judge strength as better than good wisdom. "
" Virtues are acquired through endeavor, which rests wholly upon yourself. "
" Wisdom stands at the turn in the road and calls upon us publicly, but we consider it false and despise its adherents. "
" All men think all men mortal, but themselves. "
" Children also have artistic ability, and there is wisdom in there having it! The more helpless they are, the more instructive are the examples they furnish us; and they must be preserved free of corruption from an early age. "
" 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. "
" 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. "
" There is something about a mortarboard that gives otherwise sane and normal people the overwhelming urge to burden you with advice. Some of them cannot help themselves. They were asked to do it by a committee. But one can only take so many pieces of wisdom before they all start to blur together. "
" Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. "
Ralph Waldo Emerson
" Never cut what you can untie. "
" I covered my face because they had taken my wisdom teeth out. "
" The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions. "
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
" Slow and steady wins the race. "
" Wisdom is found only in truth. "
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe