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We are to seek wisdom and understanding only in the length of days.
Kabbalah is all about change. It isn't about being proud of our good qualities: the wisdom is about transforming our darkness into light.
Come, come, leave business to idlers, and wisdom to fools: they have need of 'em: wit be my faculty, and pleasure my occupation, and let father Time shake his glass.
The extreme limit of wisdom, that's what the public calls madness.
In the frank expression of conflicting opinions lies the greatest promise of wisdom in governmental action.
Louis D. Brandeis
To build a great company, which is a CEO's job, sometimes you have to stand up against conventional wisdom.
Mothers are supposed to listen and, afterward, to respond with some wisdom and perspective, but these things were not my mother's strong suit.
People always blame the girl; she should have said no. A monosyllable, but conventional wisdom has always been that boys can't manage it.
I love being. There's so much wisdom in it. You wake up in the morning and you think, Hey, isn't it great just being?
That which seems the height of absurdity in one generation often becomes the height of wisdom in another.
Adlai E. Stevenson
Wit and playfulness represent a desperately serious transcendence of evil. Humor is both a form of wisdom and a means of survival.
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.
I always want to be a messenger, a person that, you know, that's not afraid to pass on wisdom.
Mary J. Blige
The Founding Fathers in their wisdom decided that children were an unnatural strain on parents. So they provided jails called schools, equipped with tortures called an education.
Authority without wisdom is like a heavy ax without an edge, fitter to bruise than polish.
Morality comes with the sad wisdom of age, when the sense of curiosity has withered.
No one ever found wisdom without also being a fool. Writers, alas, have to be fools in public, while the rest of the human race can cover its tracks.
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.
To know one's self is wisdom, but not to know one's neighbors is genius.
Many spiritual teachers - in Buddhism, in Islam - have talked about first-hand experience of the world as an important part of the path to wisdom, to enlightenment.
Wisdom and understanding can only become the possession of individual men by travelling the old road of observation, attention, perseverance, and industry.
Lessons of wisdom have the most power over us when they capture the heart through the groundwork of a story, which engages the passions.
Novels are the Socratic dialogues of our time. Practical wisdom fled from school wisdom into this liberal form.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
If an idea is indeed sensible, it will eventually become just part of the accepted wisdom.
When you're young, you wonder what all these old people are droning on about, trying to impart their wisdom. It's not relevant to you because being young is such a specific thing. Thank God for that. Thank God for the young people who go out and demonstrate against rampant capitalism or whatever.
The wisdom of God's Word is quite clear on believers being unequally yoked. And marrying someone who is not a Christian - who is not a daily disciple of Christ - is being unequally yoked, regardless of what their beliefs might be.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud.
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