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they say true love is just round the corner i must be walking in circles

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They would need to be already wise, in order to love wisdom.

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Thirty-the promise of a decade of loneliness, a thinning list of single men to know, a thinning brief-case of enthusiasm, thinning hair.

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Those people have seen _something_. What it is I do not know and I can not care to know. (on flying saucers)

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Those who gave thee a body, furnished it with weakness; but He who gave thee Soul, armed thee with resolution. Employ it, and thou art wise; be wise and thou art happy.

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Those who say religion has nothing to do with politics do not know what religion is.

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‘Those who wish to appear wise among fools, among the wise seem foolish.’

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Though wisdom cannot be gotten for gold, still less can be gotten without it.

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Though wisdom wake, suspicion sleeps At wisdom’s gate, and to simplicity Resigns her charge, while goodness thinks no ill Where no ill seems.

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Thought: Why does man kill? He kills for food. And not only food: frequently there must be a beverage.’ Woody Allen

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Through no talent of our own, we have the privilege of knowing far more than [was known in] past centuries. Aristotle would be blown away by what any schoolchild could tell him today. That’s the kind of privileged century in which we live.

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Time ripens all things; no man is born wise.

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Tis not knowing much, but what is useful, that makes a wise man. Thomas Fuller quotes

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To achieve, you need thought

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The words of the wise are as goads, and as nails fastened by the masters of assemblies, which are given from one shepherd.

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The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions.

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There are books in which the footnotes or comments scrawled by some reader’s hand in the margin are more interesting than the text. The world is one of these books.

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There are no holy places and no holy people, only holy moments, only moments of wisdom. Anonymous quotes

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There are no limits to either time or distance, except as man himself may make them. I have but to touch the wind to know these things.

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There are some people, you know, they think the way to be a big man is to shout and stomp and raise hell-and then nothing ever really happens. I’m not like that … I never shoot blanks.

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There are three methods to gaining wisdom. The first is reflection, which is the highest. The second is limitation, which is the easiest. The third is experience, which is the bitterest.

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There are two kinds of truths: those of reasoning and those of facts. The truths of reasoning are necessary and their opposite is impossible; the truths of fact are contingent and their opposites are possible.

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There are two modes of acquiring knowledge, namely by reasoning and experience. Reasoning draws a conclusion and makes us grant the conclusion, but does not make the conclusion certain, nor does it remove doubt so that the mind may rest on the intuition of truth, unless the mind discovers it by the path of experience.

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There is a negative proof of the value of Latin: No one seems to boast of not knowing it.

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There is a time when a man distinguishes the idea of felicity from the idea of wealth; it is the beginning of wisdom.

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There is a wisdom in this beyond the rules of physic: a man’s own observation what he finds good of and what he finds hurt of is the best physic to preserve health. Francis Bacon, Sr. quotes

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There is absolutely no criterion for truth. For reason, senses, ideas, or whatever else may exist are all deceptive.

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There is no wisdom save in truth. Truth is everlasting, but our ideas about truth are changeable. Only a little of the first fruits of wisdom, only a few fragments of the boundless heights, breadths and depths of truth, have I been able to gather.

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There is one guaranteed formula for failure, and that is to try to please everyone.

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There is only one rule for being a good talker – learn to listen.

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There often seems to be a playfulness to wise people, as if either their equanimity has as its source this playfulness or the playfulness flows from the equanimity; and they can persuade other people who are in a state of agitation to calm down and manage a smile.

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These are the signs of a wise man: to reprove nobody, to praise nobody, to blame nobody, nor even to speak of himself or his own merits.

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These are weighty secrets, and we must whisper them.

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These passions, like great winds, have blown me hither and thither, in a wayward course, over a deep ocean of anguish, reaching to the very verge of despair.

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The wise man always throws himself on the side of his assailants. It is more his interest than it is theirs to find his weak point. Ralph Waldo Emerson quotes

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The wise man avoids evil by anticipating it.

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The wise man does at once what the fool does finally. Baltasar Gracian quotes

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The wise man does not lay up his own treasures. The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own. Lao Tzu quotes

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The wise man doesn’t give the right answers, he poses the right questions.

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The wise man is but a clever infant, spelling letters from a hieroglyphical prophetic book, the lexicon of which lies in eternity.

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The wise man is seldom prudent.

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The wise man is wise in vain who cannot be wise to his own advantage. [Lat., Nequicquam sapere sapientem, qui ipse sibi prodesse non quiret.]

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The wise man must be wise before, not after, the event.

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The wise man says it cannot be done, but the fool goes and does it.

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The wise man sayth, store is no sore.

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The wise man sees in the misfortune of others what he should avoid.

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The wise man thinks about his troubles only when there is some purpose in doing so; at other times he thinks about other things.

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The wise person has long ears and a short tongue.

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The wise possess ideas; the greater part of mankind are possessed by them. Samuel Taylor Coleridge quotes

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The wise through excess of wisdom is made a fool.

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The wisest have the most authority.

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The wisest man is generally he who thinks himself the least so.

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The wisest man is he who does not fancy that he is so at all.

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The wisest of the wise may err.

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The true joy of life [is] being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one

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The only competition worthy of a wise man is with himself.

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The only infallible criterion of wisdom to vulgar minds — success.

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The only one who is wiser than anyone is everyone.

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The only way of knowing a person is to love them without hope.

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The only way to win money out of a casino is to own one.

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The perfection of wisdom, and the end of true philosophy is to proportion our wants to our possessions, our ambitions to our capacities, we will then be a happy and a virtuous people.

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The person who elevates simplicity to a supreme value is like the architect who uses a straight-edge against a fluted column: his calculations won’t build a sound building, and he will leave out much of the beauty and value of what is there before him.

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The price of wisdom is eternal thought.

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The prime necessities for success in life are money, athleticism, tailor made clothes and a charming smile.

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The question actors most often get asked is how they can bear saying the same things over and over again night after night, but God knows the answer to that is , don’t we all anyway; might as well get paid for it.

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The road up and the road down is one and the same.

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The simplicities of natural laws arise through the complexities of the language we use for their expression.

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The skilful employer of men will employ the wise man, the brave man, the covetous man, and the stupid man. Sun Tzu quotes

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The Son of man came eating and drinking, and they say, Behold a man gluttonous, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners. But wisdom is justified of her children.

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The strongest plume in wisdom’s pinion. Is the memory of past folly.

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The strongest sympton of wisdom in man is his being sensible of his own follies. Fran’ois de la Rochefoucauld quotes

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The temporary good is enemy to the permanent best.

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The tigers of wrath are wiser than the horses of instruction.

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The trodden worm curls up. This testifies to its caution. It thus reduces its chances of being trodden upon again. In the language of morality: Humility.

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The true greatness and the true happiness of a country consist in wisdom; in that enlarged and comprehensive wisdom which includes education, knowledge, religion, virtue, freedom, with every influence which advances and every institution which supports them.

Jun 162013
 

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The hours of a wise man are lengthened by his ideas. Joseph Addison quotes

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The hours of folly are measured by the clock, but of wisdom no clock can measure. William Blake quotes

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The ignorant work for their own profit; the wise work for the welfare of the world.

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The important things are always simple.

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The investigation of Nature in the unbiased light of reason is our only guide to truth.

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The knowledge of Christ’s love for us should cause us to love Him in such a way that it is demonstrated in our attitude, conduct, and commitment to serve God. Spiritual maturity is marked by spiritual knowledge being put into action.

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The law of the wise is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death (Proverbs 13:14). The Bible quotes

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The lips of the wise are as the doors of a cabinet; no sooner are they opened, but treasures are poured out before thee. Akhenaton quotes

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The live in wisdom who see themselves in all and all in them, who have renounced every selfish desire and sense craving tormenting the heart.

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The loftier the building, the deeper must the foundation be laid.

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The man of wisdom is the man of years.

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The man who questions opinions is wise. The man who quarrels with facts is a fool.

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The mayor gave no other answer than that deep guttural grunt which is technically known in municipal interviews as refusing to commit oneself.

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The method of ‘postulating’ what we want has many advantages; they are the same as the advantages of theft over honest toil.

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The more I know about men the more I like dogs.

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The more you know, the less you understand.

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The most certain sign of wisdom is continual cheerfulness; her state is like the things above the moon, always clear and serene.

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The most evident token and apparent sign of true wisdom is a constant and unconstrained rejoicing. Michel de Montaigne quotes

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The most interesting thing in the world is another human being who wonders, suffers and raises the questions that have bothered him to the last day of his life, knowing he will never get the answers.

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The older I get the more wisdom I find in the ancient rule of taking first things first, a process which often reduces the most complex human problem to a manageable proportion. Dwight David Eisenhower quotes

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The first point of wisdom is to discern that which is false; the second, to know that which is true.

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The fool doth think himself wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool. William Shakespeare quotes

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The fool who persists in his folly will become wise.

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The fool wonders, the wise man asks.

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The foolish neither forgive nor forget; the naive forgive and forget; the wise forgive but never forget.

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The foolish sayings of a rich man pass for wise ones.

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The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing.

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The freedom to create is somehow linked with facility of access to those obscure regions below the conscious mind.

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The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; and he that winneth souls is wise (Proverbs 11:30). The Bible quotes

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The god, O men, seems to me to be really wise; and by his oracle to mean this, that the wisdom of this world is foolishness and of none effect.

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The great advantage of being in a rut is that when one is in a rut, one knows exactly where one is.

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The greatest event for the world is the arrival of a new and wise person.

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The greatest poets are those with memories so great that they extend beyond their strongest experiences to their minutest observations of people and things far outside their own self-centeredness.

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The greatest scholars are not usually the wisest people.

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The greatest wisdom is to realize one’s lack of it.

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The greatist thing in the world is for a man to know how to be himself.

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The greatness comes not when things go always good for you. But the greatness comes when you’re really tested, when you take some knocks, some disappointments, when sadness comes. Because only if you’ve been in the deepest valley can you ever know how magnificent it is to be on the highest mountain.

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The harder you fight to hold on to specific assumptions, the more likely there’s gold in letting go of them.

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The heart of the wise in in the house of mourning, but the heart of fools is in the house of mirth.

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The highest conceptions of the sages, who, in order to arrive at them, had to live many days, have become the milk for babes.

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That man strangely mistakes the manner of spirit he is of who knows not that peaceableness, and gentleness, and mercy, as well as purity, are inseparable characteristics of the wisdom that is from above; and that Christian charity ought never to be sacrificed even for the promotion of evangelical truth.

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The answers are all out there, we just need to ask the right questions.

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The art of becoming wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.

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The bad end unhappily, the good unluckily. That is what tragedy means.

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The belief that words have a meaning of their own account is a relic of primitive word magic, and it is still a part of the air we breathe in nearly every discussion.

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The best mind might be the wisest mind if it were a mind alone that produces wisdom.

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The chess board is the world, the pieces are the phenomena of the universe, the rules of the game are what we call the laws of Nature. The player on the other side is hidden from us. We know that his play is always fair, just, and patient. But we also know, to our cost, that he never overlooks a mistake, or makes the smallest allowance for ignorance.

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The child must teach the man.

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The creator is both detached and committed, free and yet ensnared, concerned but not too much so. … If motivation is too strong the person is blinded; if the objective situation is too tightly structured, the person sees none of its alternative possiblities.

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The days that are still to come are the wisest witnesses.

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The doors of wisdom are never shut.

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The ego is willing but the machine cannot go on. It’s the last thing a man will admit, that his mind ages.

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The end of wisdom is consultation and deliberation.

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The end result of wisdom is… good deeds.

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The essence of life is doing things for their own sakes.

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The experience gathered from books, though often valuable, is but the nature of learning; whereas the experience gained from actual life is one of the nature of wisdom.

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The extreme limit of wisdom–that is what the public calls madness.

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The fact that people have religious experiences is interesting from the psychological point of view, but it does not in any way imply that there is such a thing as religious knowledge…Unless he can formulate this ‘knowledge’ in propositions that are empirically verifiable, we may be sure that he is deceiving himself.

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The facts, although interesting, are irrelevant.

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The first draft of anything is shit.

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Socrates was pronounced by the Oracle of Delphos to be the wisest man in Greece, which he would turn from himself ironically, saying there could be nothing in him to verify the oracle, except this, that he was not wise and knew it, and others were not wise and knew it not.

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Some folks are wise and some otherwise.

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Some folks as they grow older grow wise, but most folks simply grow stubborner.

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Some men are wise, and some are otherwise.

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Some men never spake a wise word, yet doe wisely; some on the other side doe never a wise deed, and yet speake wisely.

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Some of the waiters discuss the menu with you as if they were sharing wisdom picked up in the Himalayas.

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Some people are more nice than wise.

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Some thoughts are better kept unsaid.some feelings are better kept to urself.because love has its way of expressing itself despite the silence.

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Sometimes the first duty of intelligent men is the restatement of the obvious.

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Speech was given to the ordinary sort of men, whereby to communicate their mind; but to wise men, whereby to conceal it. Robert South quotes

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Stupidity consists in wanting to reach conclusions. We are a thread, and we want to know the whole cloth.

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Such is the nature of men, that howsoever they may acknowledge many others to be more witty, or more eloquent, or more learned; yet they will hardly believe there be many so wise as themselves.

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Sumtimes its harder 2 say no wen u really mean yes.Its hard 2 close ur eyes wen u really want 2 see.But the hardest thing 2 do is to let go wen u want to stay

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Suppose that we are wise enough to learn and know — and yet not wise enough to control our learning and knowledge, so that we use it to destroy ourselves? Even if that is so, knowledge remains better than ignorance. It is better to know — even if the knowledge endures only for the moment that comes before destruction — than to gain eternal life at the price of a dull and swinish lack of comprehension of a universe that swirls unseen before us in all its wonder. That was the choice of Achilles, and it is mine, too.

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Supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy’s resistance without fighting.

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Talk not to me of the wisdom of women,–I know my own sex well; the wisest of us all are but little less foolish than the rest.

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Teach a man to read and write, and you have put into his hands the great keys of the wisdom-box.

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Teach thy tongue to say ‘I do not know’ and thou shalt progress.

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Technology means the systematic application of scientific or other organized knowledge to practical tasks.

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Thank God, men that art greatly guilty are never wise.

Jun 162013
 

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Putting is like wisdom – partly a natural gift and partly the accumulation of experience. Arnold Palmer quotes

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Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Who watches the watchers?

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Raphael paints wisdom; Handel sings it, Phidias carves it, Shakespeare writes it, Wren builds it, Columbus sails it, Luther preaches it, Washington arms it, Watt mechanizes it.

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Resolve to be thyself; And you know that he who finds himself, Loses his misery.

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Resolve to find thyself; and to know that he who finds himself, loses his misery.

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Revolutionaries do not make revolutions. The revolutionaries are those who know when power is lying in the street and then they can pick it up.

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Ripe in wisdom was he, but patient, and simple, and childlike.

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Sagacious in making useful discoveries. [Lat., Utiliumque sagax rerum et divina futuri.]

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SAT tests are designed by huge panels of experts in education and psychology who work for years to design tests in which not one single question measures any bit of knowledge that anyone might actually need in the real world. We should applaud kids for getting lower scores.

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Say what you know, do what you must, come what may.

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Science aims to give us theories which are empirically adequate; and acceptance of a theory involves as belief only that it is empirically adequate.

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Science is a mechanism, a way of trying to improve your knowledge of nature. It’s a system for testing your thoughts against the universe, and seeing whether they match.

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Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world. Helen Keller quotes

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Seven wise men on an old black settle, Seven wise men of the Mermaid Inn, Ringing blades of the one right metal, What is the best that a blade can win?

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She knows there’s no success like failure And that failure’s no success at all.

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Silence is as full of potential wisdom and wit as the unhewn marble of a great sculpture.

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Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.

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So far, about morals, I know only that what is moral is what you feel good after and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.

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So wise so young, they say, do never live long.

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Socrates . . . Whom, well inspir’d, the oracle pronounc’d Wisest of men.