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Perfect reason flees all extremity, and leads one to be wise with sobriety.
Wise choices can put us in control of situations where we might otherwise be tempted to compromise our principles. We cannot control all that happens to us; however, we can choose to be in control of our responses.
L. Lionel Kendrick
The Biblical world view sees Earth and its ecosystems as the effect of a wise God's creation and... therefore robust, resilient, and self-regulating, like the product of any good engineer.
Rules are for the obedience of fools and the guidance of wise men.
A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
For this is the mark of a wise and upright man, not to rail against the gods in misfortune.
In marriage do thou be wise: prefer the person before money, virtue before beauty, the mind before the body; then thou hast a wife, a friend, a companion, a second self.
A wise man looks upon men as he does on horses; all their comparisons of title, wealth, and place, he consider but as harness.
In our friendships we have to be wise that we choose godly people to be our friends. Somebody might say, well does that mean that you should never have a lost person as your friend? No, I wouldn't say that. But you can't have the same intimacy with a lost person that you can with a godly person in whom the Holy Spirit is living.
In Asian languages, the word for 'mind' and the word for 'heart' are same. So if you're not hearing mindfulness in some deep way as heartfulness, you're not really understanding it. Compassion and kindness towards oneself are intrinsically woven into it. You could think of mindfulness as wise and affectionate attention.
A wise person decides slowly but abides by these decisions.
When complaints are freely heard, deeply considered and speedily reformed, then is the utmost bound of civil liberty attained that wise men look for.
Thinking well to be wise: planning well, wiser: doing well wisest and best of all.
What a circus act we women perform every day of our lives. Look at us. We run a tightrope daily, balancing a pile of books on the head. Baby-carriage, parasol, kitchen chair, still under control. Steady now! This is not the life of simplicity but the life of multiplicity that the wise men warn us of.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
The punishment which the wise suffer who refuse to take part in the government, is to live under the government of worse men.
If you young fellows were wise, the devil couldn't do anything to you, but since you aren't wise, you need us who are old.
He who is not just is severe, he who is not wise is sad.
It is from books that wise people derive consolation in the troubles of life.
It's bad taste to be wise all the time, like being at a perpetual funeral.
D. H. Lawrence
Of all those arts in which the wise excel, Nature's chief masterpiece is writing well.
My upbringing is why I am the person I am today. I have very wise parents.
I've always said that at the end of the day, on a legal issue, I think a wise old woman and a wise old man are going to reach the same conclusion.
Sandra Day O'Connor
Wise men argue causes; fools decide them.
Since, therefore, no man is born without faults, and he is esteemed the best whose errors are the least, let the wise man consider everything human as connected with himself; for in worldly affairs there is no perfect happiness under heaven.
Nine-tenths of wisdom is being wise in time.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.
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