Wise Moves

Then what does an unwise move look like?

Doubt is the origin of wisdom. - Rene Descartes

Everyone is wise until he speaks. - Irish Drinking Toast

No man is wise enough by himself. - Plautus

Wisdom is the sunlight of the soul. - German Proverb

What the wise seek is in themselves. - Confucius

Wisdom is better than gold or silver. - German Proverb

Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens. - Jimi Hendrix

Nature and wisdom never are at strife. - Plutarch

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

A man may learn wisdom even from a foe. - Aristophenes

Dancing with her was like moving a piano. - Ring Lardner

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

Poetry begins in delight and ends in wisdom. - Robert Frost

Moving fast is not the same as going somewhere. - Robert Anthony

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom. - Aristotle

Dogma is the sacrifice of wisdom to consistency. - Lewis Perelman

It is not wisdom but authority that makes a law. - Thomas Hobbes

Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom. - Euripides

The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook. - William James

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

Nine-tenths of wisdom consists in being wise in time. - Theodore Roosevelt

In growing old, we become more foolish - and more wise. - Francois de la Rochefoucauld

Trouble brings experience, and experience brings wisdom. - Unknown

To the wise, life is a problem; to the fool, a solution. - Marcus Aurelius

Before God we are all equally wise - and equally foolish. - Albert Einstein

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

All human wisdom is summed up in two words - wait and hope. - Alexandre Dumas

A wise man sees as much as he ought, not as much as he can. - Michel de Montaigne

Wisdom is oftentimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar. - William Wordsworth

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

By associating with wise people you will become wise yourself. - Menander

The seat of knowledge is in the head, of wisdom, in the heart. - William Hazlitt

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

The beginning of wisdom is to call things by their right names. - Chinese Proverb

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

I prefer the errors of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom. - Anatole France

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

When you aim for perfection, you discover it's a moving target. - George Fisher

The well bred contradict other people. The wise contradict themselves. - Oscar Wilde

Do not the most moving moments of our lives find us all without words? - Marcel Marceau

Teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom. - Psalms 90:12

Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. - Benjamin Franklin

All this worldly wisdom was once the unnameable heresy of some wise man. - Henry David Thoreau

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

There is no greater wisdom than well to time the beginnings and onsets of things. - Francis Bacon

When one can hear people moving, one does not so much mind, about one's fears. - Ann Radcliffe

By the time a man is wise enough to watch his step, he's too old to go anywhere. - Billy Crystal

Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad. - Miles Kington

The end of wisdom is to dream high enough not to lose the dream in the seeking of it. - William Faulkner

A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice. - Bill Cosby

Wisdom doesn't necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself. - Tom Wilson

Even fools are thought wise if they keep silent, and discerning if they hold their tongue. - Old Testament

Are you a man with a conscience, or just a shark who will die when you stop moving forward? - Roderick Vincent

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

God gives men wisdom as he gives them gold; his treasure house is not the mint, but the mine. - Arabic Proverb

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

Success seems to be connected with action. Successful people keep moving. They make mistakes but don't quit. - Conrad Hilton

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

Year's end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us. - Hal Borland

An actor is never so great as when he reminds you of an animal - falling like a cat, lying like a dog, moving like a fox. - Francois Truffaut

We learn wisdom from failure much more than success. We often discover what we will do, by finding out what we will not do. - Samuel Smiles

To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent. - Buddha

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

The punishment which the wise suffer who refuse to take part in the government, is to live under the government of worse men. - Plato

He who learns the rules of wisdom without conforming to them in his life is like a man who plows in his field but does not sow. - Saadi

To make no mistake is not in the power of man; but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future. - Plutarch

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

Laughter is a form of internal jogging. It moves your internal organs around. It enhances respiration. It is an igniter of great expectation. - Norman Cousins

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

Style is that which indicates how the writer takes himself and what he is saying. It is the mind skating circles around itself as it moves forward. - Robert Frost

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