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" Today's mighty oak is just yesterday's nut, that held its ground. "
" The Christian Bible is a symbolic book, not a literal one. The one Christians know as Jesus was actually a symbol for the sun. Ancient sun worshippers believed the sun died at the end of the winter solstice and then three days later it would be reborn at the start of its cycle - December 25. "
" Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom. "
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
" 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. "
" It is always our own self that we find at the end of the journey. The sooner we face that self, the better. "
" If the world were perfect, it wouldn't be. "
" We should draw deep into Madiba's wisdom. We should draw deep into Madiba's style of doing things in an orderly manner, in a purposeful manner, in a way where we focus. "
" Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn't be done. "
" What happens is not as important as how you react to what happens. "
" People don't notice whether it's winter or summer when they're happy. "
" What could be more lonely than to be enveloped in silence, to be the last of your people to speak your native tongue, to have no way to pass on the wisdom of the elders, to anticipate the promise of the children. This tragic fate is indeed the plight of someone somewhere roughly every two weeks. "
" Excellence, then, is a state concerned with choice, lying in a mean, relative to us, this being determined by reason and in the way in which the man of practical wisdom would determine it. "
" Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it. "
David Starr Jordan
" Contemplation and wisdom are highest achievements and man is not totally at home with them. "
" Strength and wisdom are not opposing values. "
William J. Clinton
" 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
" If you want to be found stand where the seeker seeks. "
" The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique. "
" The families in positions of great financial power obsessively interbreed with each other. But I'm not talking about one Earth race, Jewish or non-Jewish. I'm talking about a genetic network that operates through all races, this bloodline being a fusion of human and reptilian genes. "
" Quick decisions are unsafe decisions. "
" Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself. "
W. Clement Stone
" The higher we are placed, the more humbly we should walk. "
Marcus Tullius Cicero
" The clouds may drop down titles and estates, and wealth may seek us, but wisdom must be sought. "
" 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. "
" To profit from good advice requires more wisdom than to give it. "
" By definition, the Singularity means that machines would be smarter than us, and, in their wisdom, they can innovate new technologies. The innovations would come so quickly, and increasingly quickly, that the innovation would make Moore's Law seem as antiquated as Hammurabi's Code. "
" The opinion which other people have of you is their problem, not yours. "
" Knowing that you are going to die is, I suspect, the beginning of wisdom. "
" Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment. "
" None knows the weight of another's burden. "
" In order to have wisdom we must have ignorance. "