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I'm not wise, but the beginning of wisdom is there; it's like relaxing into - and an acceptance of - things.
During a negotiation, it would be wise not to take anything personally. If you leave personalities out of it, you will be able to see opportunities more objectively.
My dad is such a good man. You know how when you are a child you think your dad is invincible? Well, I still think that - he is so wise and everything I do I ask my dad's advice about first.
Rules are for the obedience of fools and the guidance of wise men.
All parents hope and pray that their children will make wise decisions. Children who are obedient and responsible bring to their parents unending pride and satisfaction.
James E. Faust
Clever people master life; the wise illuminate it and create fresh difficulties.
Better mad with the rest of the world than wise alone.
The two powers which in my opinion constitute a wise man are those of bearing and forbearing.
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
Religious ideas about good and evil tend to focus on how to achieve well-being in the next life, and this makes them terrible guides to securing it in this one. Of course, there are a few gems to be found in every religious tradition, but insofar as these precepts are wise and useful they are not, in principle, religious.
At times it is folly to hasten at other times, to delay. The wise do everything in its proper time.
As a vessel is known by the sound, whether it be cracked or not; so men are proved, by their speeches, whether they be wise or foolish.
The hallway of every man's life is paced with pictures; pictures gay and pictures gloomy, all useful, for if we be wise, we can learn from them a richer and braver way to live.
A wise man will live as much within his wit as within his income.
Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield
Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom.
If you wish to succeed in life, make perseverance your bosom friend, experience your wise counselor, caution your elder brother, and hope your guardian genius.
A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation.
Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away.
A wise man never loses anything, if he has himself.
Michel de Montaigne
Superstition is to religion what astrology is to astronomy the mad daughter of a wise mother. These daughters have too long dominated the earth.
It is wise to direct your anger towards problems - not people; to focus your energies on answers - not excuses.
William Arthur Ward
Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
Life's Tragedy is that we get old to soon and wise too late.
Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods.
Is there anyone so wise as to learn by the experience of others?
A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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