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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. "
" Conventional wisdom tells us we'll only be happier after a divorce if the marriage itself was a war zone. "
" The best way to obtain truth and wisdom is not to ask from books, but to go to God in prayer, and obtain divine teaching. "
Joseph Smith, Jr.
" Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it. "
David Starr Jordan
" The greater our knowledge increases the more our ignorance unfolds. "
John F. Kennedy
" Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences. "
" I'm at the transition place myself, still playing high school girls but moving to a stage when I'm playing older roles and going to the places of stillness and wisdom and knowledge and weight. It's exciting and scary. "
" In the frank expression of conflicting opinions lies the greatest promise of wisdom in governmental action. "
Louis D. Brandeis
" The wisdom of God is so great that He also knows exactly what I would think and do under every possible circumstance and situation, and he placed me in that state of life and situation best suited for my salvation. "
" Our bodies are at once the receiving and transmitting stations for life itself. It is the highest wisdom to recognize this fact and train our bodies to render them sensitive and responsive to nature. art and religion. "
Ruth St. Denis
" Vanity can easily overtake wisdom. It usually overtakes common sense. "
" 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. "
" Wisdom is nothing but a preparation of the soul, a capacity, a secret art of thinking, feeling and breathing thoughts of unity at every moment of life. "
" Age is a terrible avenger. The lessons of life give you so much to work with, but by the time you've got all this great wisdom, you don't get to be young anymore. "
" There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives. "
" Wisdom we know is the knowledge of good and evil, not the strength to choose between the two. "
" If you want a thing done well, do it yourself. "
" Life is but thought. "
" Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own. "
" We learn from each other. We learn from others' mistakes, from their experience, their wisdom. It makes it easier for us to come to better decisions in our own lives. "
" If you believe the doctors, nothing is wholesome; if you believe the theologians, nothing is innocent; if you believe the military, nothing is safe. "
" Every silver lining has a cloud. "
Mary Kay Ash
" Appearances are often deceiving. "
" If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may prove to be our executioner. "
Omar N. Bradley
" A monarchy conducted with infinite wisdom and infinite benevolence is the most perfect of all possible governments. "
" I have sympathy for young people, for their growing pains, but I balk when these growing pains are pushed into the foreground, when you make these young people the only vehicles of life's wisdom. "
" Wisdom is knowledge which has become a part of one's being. "
Orison Swett Marden
" The wisdom of age: don't stop walking. "
" Please all, and you will please none. "
" The truest wisdom is a resolute determination. "
" Start with what is right rather than what is acceptable. "