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No mention shall be made of coral, or of pearls: for the price of wisdom is above rubies. (Quote by - Bible)

It is not wise to be wiser than is necessary. (Quote by - Philippe Quinault)

Wisdom outweighs any wealth. (Quote by - Sophocles)

The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it. (Quote by - Jean Paul)

Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men. (Quote by - Confucius)

A wise man always throws himself on the side of his assailants. It is more his interests than it is theirs to find his weak point. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf. (Quote by - Walter Lippmann)

A proverb is one man's wit and all men's wisdom. (Quote by - John Russell)

It is better to hear the rebuke of the wise, than for a man to hear the song of fools. (Quote by - Bible)

A man's ruin lies in his tongue. (Quote by - Egyptian saying)

Wisdom stands at the turn in the road and calls upon us publicly, but we consider it false and despise its adherents. (Quote by - Kahlil Gibran)

Le raison avant la passion - Reason over passion. (Quote by - Pierre Elliott Trudeau)

All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)

Nothing contributes so much to tranquilize the mind as a steady purpose - a point on which the soul may fix its intellectual eye. (Quote by - Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley)

My father used to say: Son, if you are not bright, you've got to be methodical. (Quote by - Robert Sachs)

Nine-tenths of wisdom is being wise in time. (Quote by - Theodore Roosevelt)

Deliberate often - decide once. (Quote by - Latin proverb)

To teach is to understand. To learn is wisdom. To learn together is understanding wisdom. (Quote by - Sid Mendenhall)

The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook. (Quote by - William James)

I prefer the errors of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom. (Quote by - Anatole France)

He taketh wise in their own craftiness: and the counsel of the froward is carried headlong. (Quote by - Bible)

Any man who is under 30, and is not a liberal, has not heart; and any man who is over 30, and is not a conservative, has no brains. (Quote by - Cato)

For old age is not honored for length of time, or measured by number of years; but understanding is gray hair for anyone, and a blameless life is ripe old age. (Quote by - Bible)

He dares to be a fool, and that is the first step in the direction of wisdom. (Quote by - James Huneker)

The road to wisdom? Well, it's plain And simple to express: Err And err And err again But less And less And less. (Quote by - Piet Hein)


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