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I'm an early-morning owl. - Patrick Wilson

A wise man once said nothing. - Unknown

Wisdom requires the long view. - John F. Kennedy

Cunning is the dwarf of wisdom. - William Alger

Patience is the companion of wisdom. - St. Augustine

Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens. - Jimi Hendrix

Nature and wisdom never are at strife. - Plutarch

Children are the wisdom of the nation. - African Saying

Wise is the man who knows he has enough. - Unknown

When the owl sings, the night is silent. - Charles de Leusse

Knowledge can be communicated but not wisdom. - Herman Hesse

Of all parts of wisdom the practice is the best. - John Tillotson

Even in wise men there is more folly than wisdom. - Sebastien Chamfort

One must be a wise reader to quote wisely and well. - Amos Bronson Alcott

Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences. - Norman Cousins

It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves. - Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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

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

Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life. - Immanuel Kant

A wise man will live as much within his wit as his income. - Philip Dormer Stanhope

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

Mistakes are the usual bridge between inexperience and wisdom. - Unknown

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

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

In examinations, the foolish ask questions the wise cannot answer. - Oscar Wilde

Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people. - William Butler Yeats

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

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

Wisdom is knowing which road is the right one; integrity is taking it. - Unknown

The wise man does not lay up treasure. The more he gives the more he has. - Chinese Proverb

Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it. - George Santayana

A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool. - William Shakespeare

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

Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it. - Albert Einstein

It is the province of knowledge to speak. It is the privilege of wisdom to listen. - Christine Lane

The wise man should be prepared for everything that does not lie within his control. - Pythagoras

I'm a night owl for sure. I was born at 1 A.M., and that's the excuse I use. - Karla Souza

With money in your pocket, you are wise and you are handsome - and you sing well too. - Yiddish Proverb

A wise man can see more from the bottom of a well than a fool can from a mountain top. - Unknown

We can know only that we know nothing. And that is the highest degree of human wisdom. - Leo Tolstov

may I be I is the only prayer - not may I be great or good or beautiful or wise or strong. - e e cummings

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

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

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

Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life. - Eleanor Roosevelt

Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information? - T S Eliot

Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself. - Rumi

Education: that which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding. - Ambrose Bierce

I cannot work; I cannot speak; I cannot live or love as I should, unless God's wisdom lights my path. - David Jeremiah

He is wise who knows the sources of knowledge - who knows where it is written and where it is to be found. - A.A. Hodge

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

The truth is that whenever a fence is removed, it's wise to ask why it was put there in the first place. - Ravi Zacharias

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

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

He is one of those wise philanthropists who, in a time of famine, would vote for nothing but a supply of toothpicks. - Douglas Jerrold

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

He respects Owl, because you can't help respecting anybody who can spell TUESDAY, even if he doesn't spell it right. - A. A. Milne

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

You are Mr. Owl. I am Ms. Hummingbird. We may come from different species but as long as you're a bird, I'm a bird too. - Glad Munaiseche

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

God gave unto the Animals
A wisdom past our power to see:
Each knows innately how to live,
Which we must learn laboriously. - Margaret Atwood

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

If you decide to stop flying, it is wise to hang on to your wings, for you may need them one day, when one of your other qualities turns dangerous. - Am Leach

In New York, everybody looks great and is well dressed, but seeing someone in Ohio wearing Marc Jacobs is like spotting an owl in Central Park. Rare. - Isabel Gillies

It is much more difficult to judge oneself than to judge others. If you succeed in judging yourself rightly, then you are indeed a man of true wisdom. - Antoine De Saint-Exupery


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