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Wise Moves

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Wise Moves thanks to Dirk Morley

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Enthusiasm moves the world. - Arthur James Balfour

Wisdom outweighs any wealth. - Sophocles

No man was ever wise by chance. - Seneca

No man is wise enough by himself. - Plautus

Be quick to learn and wise to know. - George Burns

Patience is the companion of wisdom. - St. Augustine

Silence does not always mark wisdom. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

The fool wonders, the wise man asks. - Benjamin Disraeli

Kisses are a better fate than wisdom. - e e cummings

Children are the wisdom of the nation. - African Saying

Doubt is often the beginning of wisdom. - M. Scott Peck

A prudent question is one-half of wisdom. - Francis Bacon

Be happy. It's one way of being wise. - Colette

For even the very wise cannot see all ends. - JRR Tolkien

It is best for the wise man not to seem wise. - Aeschylus

Logic is the beginning of wisdom, not the end. - Leonard Nimoy

A wise man hears one word and understands two. - Yiddish

Computer logic is no substitute for human wisdom. - Unknown

It is never wise to discourage youthful idealism. - Stephen Kinzer

The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom. - William Blake

The wise person questions himself, the fool others. - Henri Arnold

Stardom isn't a profession, it's an accident. - Lauren Bacall

Many receive advice, but only the wise profit from it. - Syrus

Trouble brings experience, and experience brings wisdom. - Unknown

Wise men don't need advice. Fools don't take it. - Benjamin Franklin

Wise men profit more from fools than fools from wise men. - Cato

Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone. - Horace

To live is to dream, and to dream pleasantly is to be wise. - Frederick Schiller

He who knows others is learned; he who knows himself is wise. - Lao-Tzu

Giving never happens by accident. It's always intentional. - Amy Grant

Collect as precious pearls the words of the wise and virtuous. - Abd-el-Kadar

Even if you fall on your face, you're still moving forward. - Robert C. Gallagher

With the ancient is wisdom, and in length of days understanding. - Job 12:1

Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late. - Benjamin Franklin

Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom. - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Wisdom is becoming competent with regard to the realities of life. - Gerhard von Rad

Keep moving if you love life, and keep your troubles well behind you. - John McCain

I aimed at the public's heart and by accident I hit it in the stomach. - Upton Sinclair

Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child. - Ron Wild

It is wise to apply the refined oil of politeness to the mechanism of friendship. - Colette

Example moves the world more than doctrine. The great exemplars are the poets of action. - Henry Miller

The first point of wisdom is to. discern what is false; the second, to know what is true. - Lactantius

Move fast and break things. Unless you are breaking stuff, you are not moving fast enough. - Mark Zuckerberg

To be born free is an accident; to live free a responsibility; to die free is an obligation. - Mrs. Hubbard Davis

Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something. - Plato

Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something. - Plato

I can't stop moving. I'm like this weird insect. I can't sit still in real life. - Robin Wright

Knowledge alone is not enough. It must be leavened with magnanimity before it becomes wisdom. - Adlai E. Stevenson

Knowledge is realizing that the street is one way; wisdom is looking in both directions anyway. - Albert Einstein

Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd have preferred to talk. - Doug Larson

He who devotes 16 hours a day to hard study may become as wise at 60 as he thought himself at 20. - Mary Wilson Little

I don't understand American football at all. It looks like all-in wrestling with crash helmets. - Sting

Failure is God's way of saying, "Excuse me, you're moving in the wrong direction." - Oprah

A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left. - Marilyn Monroe

Wise leaders generally have wise counselors because it takes a wise person themselves to distinguish them. - Diogenes of Sinope

It's easy to get a reputation for wisdom. It's only necessary to live long, speak little and do less. - P.D. James

Life is not about all the wrong moves you made. Life is about the one right move that made all the difference. - James Lockhart

A wise man will never tell his wife to keep quiet. He will tell her she looks beautiful with her mouth closed. - Unknown

When hungry, eat your rice; when tired, close your eyes. Fools may laugh at me, but wise men will know what I mean. - Lin-Chi

Mistakes are the stepping stones to wisdom. We learn from trial and error; we become wise by understanding problems. - Leon Brown

It's a sad day when you find out that it's not accident or fortune but just yourself that kept things from you. - Lillian Hellman

Music is your own experience, your thoughts, your wisdom. If you don't live it, it won't come out of your horn. - Charlie Parker

Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him. - Dwight D Eisenhower

The person who has a firm trust in the Supreme Being is powerful in his power, wise by his wisdom, happy by his happiness. - Joseph Addison

The man of wisdom is never of two minds;
the man of benevolence never worries;
the man of courage is never afraid. - Confucius

You are responsible for your life. You can't keep blaming somebody else for your dysfunction. Life is really about moving on. - Oprah Winfrey

Love is much nicer to be in than an automobile accident, a tight girdle, a higher tax bracket, or a holding pattern over Philadelphia. - Judith Viorst

Advertising moves the goods - if it's good advertising. Bad advertising doesn't move the goods because it doesn't move the buyers. - Unknown

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. - Reinhold Niebuhr

Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do. - Pele


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