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Intelligence is quickness to apprehend as distinct form ability, which is capacity to act wisely on the thing apprehended.
Alfred North Whitehead
I think the main reason my marriages failed is that I always loved too well but never wisely.
During Vietnam, I was in college, enjoying my student deferment. The government wisely felt that, in my case, military service was less important than completing my studies to prepare me for my chosen career: comedian.
I've found that when the market's going down and you buy funds wisely, at some point in the future you will be happy. You won't get there by reading 'Now is the time to buy.'
Make it a point to choose the right backer, make your investments wisely, and do the work of the Lord which guarantees exceeding and abundant eternal benefits.
Our ability to create has outreached our ability to use wisely the products of our invention.
Whitney M. Young
Mandates are rarely won on election night. They are earned after Inauguration Day by leaders who spend their political capital wisely, taking advantage of events without overreaching.
Neither praise or blame is the object of true criticism. Justly to discriminate, firmly to establish, wisely to prescribe, and honestly to award. These are the true aims and duties of criticism.
William Gilmore Simms
Choose your friends wisely, and also choose friends that you can trust.
You can tell by looking at me that I've got more miles behind me than I've got in front of me. When you reach that point, if you've got some good years left, you want to make sure that you use them wisely.
Patents are like fertilizer. Applied wisely and sparingly, they can increase growth. But if you apply too many chemicals, or make patents too strong, then you can leach the land, making growth more difficult.
Choose wisely, then eat in moderation. When I know I'm going to Mom's for dinner, I throw an extra 20 minutes on the cardio machine so I can be ready to eat.
If, on occasion, the knowledge brought by science leads to an unhappy end, this is not to the discredit of science but is rather an indication of an imperfect ability to use wisely the gifts placed within our hands.
As musicians, and as people who sell material for people to hear and absorb, it's important that we use that voice wisely.
This is a business. Be smart. Choose wisely.
While our nation faces many challenges that must be met regarding homeland security and our military readiness, it is imperative that we live within our means and wisely spend taxpayer dollars.
One must be a wise reader to quote wisely and well.
Amos Bronson Alcott
Self-will in the man who does not reckon wisely is by itself the weakest of all things.
The less you have to think about how to spend every dollar, the more likely you are to spend wisely.
I have not always loved wisely, but I was young.
Men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all the other alternatives.
Individuals can spend their money more wisely, efficiently and more humanely than can government.
There's no commodity we can take with us. There is only our lives, whether we live them wisely or whether we live them in ignorance. And this is everything.
People do not want what we have in our pockets half as much as they want what is in our hearts. If we combine both, intelligently, however, according to our means, we give wisely and well.
George Matthew Adams
As a property developer, I learned a long time ago to choose your battles wisely and that, unfortunately, compromise is a given.
John F. Kennedy
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