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" The less you talk, the more you're listened to. "
" It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone. "
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
" Some coaches pray for wisdom. I pray for 260-pound tackles. They'll give me plenty of wisdom. "
" One part of wisdom is knowing what you don't need anymore and letting it go. "
" In an era in which war and terrorism - at home and abroad - are often based on racial, religious and ethnic differences, rediscovering the wisdom of love and compassion may help us increase our survival at a time when an increasingly divided country and world so badly need it. "
" When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps. "
" I don't know that you're able to measure your aggregate wisdom as you go through life. I can't say that I ever feel that I'm sitting on top of a growing mound of wisdom. "
" He who devotes sixteen hours a day to hard study may become at sixty as wise as he thought himself at twenty. "
Mary Wilson Little
" Rediscovering the wisdom of love and compassion may help us survive at a time when an increasingly balkanized world so badly needs it. "
" Pain and foolishness lead to great bliss and complete knowledge, for Eternal Wisdom created nothing under the sun in vain. "
" Who in their infinite wisdom decreed that Little League uniforms be white? Certainly not a mother. "
" Global security can be formed or threatened by heads of state whose wisdom, folly and obsessions shape global events. But often it is the security practitioners, those rarely in the headlines but whose craft and energy quietly break new ground, who keep us safe or put us in peril. "
" He who lives by the crystal ball soon learns to eat ground glass. "
" Wisdom is always an overmatch for strength. "
" None knows the weight of another's burden. "
" If an idea is indeed sensible, it will eventually become just part of the accepted wisdom. "
" A day of worry is more exhausting than a week of work. "
" We thought, because we had power, we had wisdom. "
Stephen Vincent Benet
" Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone. "
" The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions. "
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
" The idea of victimage is a dreadful thing, a product of a safe middle-class perspective. What people who are not safe develop is a tragic wisdom, a wisdom that embraces contradiction and seeks a sense of balance rather than going to extremes. "
" As you walk down the fairway of life you must smell the roses, for you only get to play one round. "
" Who is wise in love, love most, say least. "
Alfred Lord Tennyson
" Holy wisdom confounds Satan and all his wickednesses. "
Francis of Assisi
" Giving opens the way for receiving. "
Florence Scovel Shinn
" I am deeply impressed with the gravity and wisdom with which most federal judges approach the responsibility of sentencing. It is a difficult, soul-searching task at best. "
" 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 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. "
" Turn your wounds into wisdom. "
" One of the best pieces of wisdom I ever got is you work because you work, meaning you work because you're saying yes to things, and you're connecting with people. "
Brian Stokes Mitchell
" Because you are women, people will force their thinking on you, their boundaries on you. They will tell you how to dress, how to behave, who you can meet and where you can go. Don't live in the shadows of people's judgement. Make your own choices in the light of your own wisdom. "