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" To comprehend the Wisdom of this Injunction the better, and explain the Duty before us, it should be considered, that Government is the only Means by which human Happiness can be attained. "
" When I can look life in the eyes, grown calm and very coldly wise, life will have given me the truth, and taken in exchange - my youth. "
" The motto of chivalry is also the motto of wisdom; to serve all, but love only one. "
Honore de Balzac
" Champions invariably have fervent philosophical beliefs. Philosophy, in its simplest terms, means 'the love of wisdom.' "
" Christian, learn from Christ how you ought to love Christ. Learn a love that is tender, wise, strong; love with tenderness, not passion, wisdom, not foolishness, and strength, lest you become weary and turn away from the love of the Lord. "
" Surely wisdom will come as we listen to learn from children, parents, partners, neighbors, Church leaders, and the Lord. "
Russell M. Nelson
" Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. "
Ralph Waldo Emerson
" I haven't any wisdom - just a child like everybody else. I'm not as great as Frank Lloyd Wright. "
" The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark. "
" Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone. "
" Wisdom is that apprehension of heavenly things to which the spirit rises through love. "
Honore de Balzac
" At sixty, I know little more about wisdom than I did at thirty, but I know a great deal more about folly. "
" We live in a culture that doesn't acknowledge or validate human intuition and doesn't encourage us to rely on our intuitive wisdom. "
" However glorious an action in itself, it ought not to pass for great if it be not the effect of wisdom and intention. "
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
" When an opponent comes forward, move in and greet him; if he wants to pull back, send him on his way. "
" For myself, I think that those who cultivate wisdom and believe themselves able to instruct their fellow-citizens as to their interests are least likely to become partisans of violence. They are too well aware that to violence attach enmities and dangers, whereas results as good may be obtained by persuasion safely and amicably. "
" The fall of dropping water wears away the Stone. "
" The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom. "
" It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf. "
" The online musical universe has become Balkanized, with many sites focusing on minute niches. That works well for reaching very specific demographics, which is wonderful for advertising, but it flies in the face of the common wisdom that people's tastes have become more diverse as music of any description has become a mouse-click away. "
" Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom. "
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
" True wisdom is less presuming than folly. The wise man doubteth often, and changeth his mind; the fool is obstinate, and doubteth not; he knoweth all things but his own ignorance. "
" What's unique about the Mormon Church is that it encourages inquiry. I really do think my research and religion are all on the same page. I never could have come up with the notion of disruptive innovations, which went against a lot of conventional wisdom, if I hadn't been raised to always be asking questions. "
Clayton M. Christensen
" Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world. "
" Lord, bless me with the ability to achieve all that I can, and the wisdom to realize it doesn't all have to be by tomorrow! "
William Eardley IV
" Wisdom is humble that he knows no more. "
" I knew that I had it tough compared to children around me. But I felt like I needed it. I think I had the wisdom as a child to know that it would help me later on. "
" Better than the strength of men and horses is our wisdom. "
" If suffering brings wisdom, I would wish to be less wise. "
William Butler Yeats
" Every speaker has a mouth; An arrangement rather neat. Sometimes it's filled with wisdom. Sometimes it's filled with feet. "
" What is man's ultimate direction in life? It is to look for love, truth, virtue, and beauty. "