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" The world is a diverse place. Nobody has a monopoly on virtue or wisdom. "
Lee Hsien Loong
" Imagination allows us to escape the predictable. It enables us to reply to the common wisdom that we cannot soar by saying, 'Just watch!' "
" Money can be taken away from you, by the IRS or by pistol. That's why I always measure riches in terms of wisdom. No one can ever take from you what you know. "
" A day of worry is more exhausting than a week of work. "
" When defeat is inevitable, it is wisest to yield. "
" One of the greatest pieces of economic wisdom is to know what you do not know. "
John Kenneth Galbraith
" It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf. "
" 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
" He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose. "
" The Divine wisdom has given us prayer, not as a means whereby to obtain the good things of earth, but as a means whereby we learn to do without them; not as a means whereby we escape evil, but as a means whereby we become strong to meet it. "
Frederick William Robertson
" A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool. "
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
" Wise kings generally have wise counselors; and he must be a wise man himself who is capable of distinguishing one. "
" It has to be good to live in Singapore because otherwise, nobody will stand for it. "
Lee Hsien Loong
" Let my skin and sinews and bones dry up, together with all the flesh and blood of my body! I welcome it! But I will not move from this spot until I have attained the supreme and final wisdom. "
" I'd rather regret the things I've done than regret the things I haven't done. "
" Whatever religion or wisdom, spirituality and values are important to me and to the business. "
" If you want a thing done well, do it yourself. "
" The word philosophy sounds high-minded, but it simply means the love of wisdom. If you love something, you don't just read about it; you hug it, you mess with it, you play with it, you argue with it. "
" How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone. "
" Kindness is wisdom. "
Philip James Bailey
" He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe. "
" 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
" Wisdom is knowing when you can't be wise. "
" 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. "
" It seems to me that, in every culture, I come across a chapter headed 'Wisdom.' And then I know exactly what is going to follow: 'Vanity of vanities, all is vanity.' "
" The biggest handicap in research is an ability to think outside the box. The handicap is being encumbered by all the conventional wisdom in a given field. "
Aubrey de Grey
" Perhaps too much of everything is as bad as too little. "
" Who knows for what we live, and struggle, and die? Wise men write many books, in words too hard to understand. But this, the purpose of our lives, the end of all our struggle, is beyond all human wisdom. "
" It takes a great man to give sound advice tactfully, but a greater to accept it graciously. "
Logan Pearsall Smith
" A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right. "
" Wisdom is not attained by years, but by ability. "