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" 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. "
" After a gig I always head back to the hotel, remembering granny's words of wisdom. I cancel the late-night pizza and watch the Jonathan Ross show instead. "
" Some wisdom you must learn from one who's wise. "
" I think in conventional magazine wisdom, you need to have a redesign every decade or so. "
" It's not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters. "
" Purity engenders Wisdom, Passion avarice, and Ignorance folly, infatuation and darkness. "
" 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
" We humans have lost the wisdom of genuinely resting and relaxing. We worry too much. We don't allow our bodies to heal, and we don't allow our minds and hearts to heal. "
Thich Nhat Hanh
" It is the neglect of timely repair that makes rebuilding necessary. "
" Discipline is wisdom and vice versa. "
M. Scott Peck
" Information is not knowledge, and knowledge is not wisdom. Reading - even browsing - an old book can yield sustenance denied by a database search. Patience is a virtue, gluttony a sin. "
" Quick decisions are unsafe decisions. "
" Surely, God on high has not refused to give us enough wisdom to find ways to bring us an improvement in relations between the two great nations on earth. "
" Leave no stone unturned. "
" I find that to be a fool as to worldly wisdom, and to commit my cause to God, not fearing to offend men, who take offence at the simplicity of truth, is the only way to remain unmoved at the sentiments of others. "
" Wisdom is always an overmatch for strength. "
" We need to hear stories from older women. There's a wealth of wisdom and real resilience there, but they're silenced. "
" What is the price of experience? Do men buy it for a song? Or wisdom for a dance in the street? No, it is bought with the price of all the man hath, his house, his wife, his children. "
" It doesn't matter how much wisdom you have. If you don't have position, you have nothing. That's the tragedy of India. "
" The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing. "
" If you have the insight of non-self, if you have the insight of impermanence, you should make that insight into a concentration that you keep alive throughout the day. Then what you say, what you think, and what you do will then be in the light of that wisdom and you will avoid making mistakes and creating suffering. "
Thich Nhat Hanh
" We can be knowledgable with other men's knowledge but we cannot be wise with other men's wisdom. "
Michel de Montaigne
" To avoid entangling alliances has been a maxim of our policy ever since the days of Washington, and its wisdom no one will attempt to dispute. "
" A closed mouth catches no flies. "
Miguel de Cervantes
" If we have built on the fragile cornerstones of human wisdom, pride, and conditional love, things may look good for a while, but a weak foundation causes collapse when storms hit. "
" He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe. "
" We gain the strength of the temptation we resist. "
Ralph Waldo Emerson
" If you believe the doctors, nothing is wholesome; if you believe the theologians, nothing is innocent; if you believe the military, nothing is safe. "
" Kabbalah is all about change. It isn't about being proud of our good qualities: the wisdom is about transforming our darkness into light. "
" Everything comes to us that belongs to us if we create the capacity to receive it. "
" I know more about what it's like to be elderly and infirm and kind of stupid, the way you get forgetful, but on the other hand I'm a littler, wiser, dare we say? The word 'wisdom' has kind of faded out of our vocabulary, but yeah, I'm a little wiser. "