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" The world is a diverse place. Nobody has a monopoly on virtue or wisdom. "
Lee Hsien Loong
" You can observe a lot by watching. "
" One of the greatest pieces of economic wisdom is to know what you do not know. "
John Kenneth Galbraith
" If I don't have wisdom, I can teach you only ignorance. "
" We have no words for speaking of wisdom to the stupid. He who understands the wise is wise already. "
Georg C. Lichtenberg
" Much wisdom often goes with fewest words. "
" I am thinking of taking a fifth wife. Why not? Solomon had a thousand wives and he is a synonym for wisdom. "
" 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. "
" It is the mind that maketh good or ill, That maketh wretch or happy, rich or poor. "
Michel de Montaigne
" The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it. "
" Wisdom is the quality that keeps you from getting into situations where you need it. "
" 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
" Habit, if not resisted, soon becomes necessity. "
" At some point, there will be some other financial crisis. It's in the nature of a capitalist system. "
Lee Hsien Loong
" To think ill of mankind and not wish ill to them, is perhaps the highest wisdom and virtue. "
" I'd rather regret the things I've done than regret the things I haven't done. "
" Where is the Life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information? "
T. S. Eliot
" At sixty, I know little more about wisdom than I did at thirty, but I know a great deal more about folly. "
" Be happy. It's one way of being wise. "
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
" Wisdom and knowledge are the most valuable things in the body. "
" If men possessed wisdom, which stands in the same relation to the form of man as the sight to the eye, they would not cause any injury to themselves or to others; for the knowledge of truth removes hatred and quarrels, and prevents mutual injuries. "
" No single person can possess the wisdom to chart our course. "
" Where can we find greater structural clarity than in the wooden buildings of old? Where else can we find such unity of material, construction and form? here, the wisdom of whole generations is stored. "
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
" Lion sounds that have not grown from the mouse may exude naked power... but cannot convey any wisdom or understanding... The initial steps on the path to courageous speech then are the first tentative steps into the parts of us that cannot speak. "
" Multicolored stones and paintings, walkways, and theaters are useless in a city unless it also contains wisdom and law. Such things are the subject of wisdom and law, not equivalent to them. "
Apollonius of Tyana
" We know there is a deep reservoir of food wisdom out there, or else humans would not have survived to the extent we have. Much of this food wisdom is worth preserving and reviving and heeding. "
" We are wiser than we know. "
Ralph Waldo Emerson
" Full of wisdom are the ordinations of fate. "
" Kabbalah is all about change. It isn't about being proud of our good qualities: the wisdom is about transforming our darkness into light. "
" We don't receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us. "
" Everyone talks about how, in your 30s, all of these growing pains transition into wisdom and you feel more self-assured and confident, but I think I had a bit of a jump-start on that at 27. "