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The most important lesson of New Labour is this: Every time we made progress we did it by challenging the conventional wisdom.
~By Ed Miliband ~


The best way to obtain truth and wisdom is not to ask from books, but to go to God in prayer, and obtain divine teaching.
~By Joseph Smith, Jr. ~


Wisdom I know is social. She seeks her fellows. But Beauty is jealous, and illy bears the presence of a rival.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


In garden arrangement, as in all other kinds of decorative work, one has not only to acquire a knowledge of what to do, but also to gain some wisdom in perceiving what it is well to let alone.
~By Gertrude Jekyll ~


Data is not information, information is not knowledge, knowledge is not understanding, understanding is not wisdom.
~By Clifford Stoll ~


Wisdom too often never comes, and so one ought not to reject it merely because it comes late.
~By Felix Frankfurter ~


We are to seek wisdom and understanding only in the length of days.
~By Robert Hall ~


Wisdom finds its literary expression in wisdom literature.
~By Paul Ricoeur ~


Humility is the only true wisdom by which we prepare our minds for all the possible changes of life.
~By George Arliss ~


In the frank expression of conflicting opinions lies the greatest promise of wisdom in governmental action.
~By Louis D. Brandeis ~


If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may prove to be our executioner.
~By Omar N. Bradley ~


Life is the only real counselor; wisdom unfiltered through personal experience does not become a part of the moral tissue.
~By Edith Wharton ~


To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living.
~By Herman Melville ~


The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotation.
~By Isaac D'Israeli ~


One reason the human race has such a low opinion of itself is that it gets so much of its wisdom from writers.
~By Wilfrid Sheed ~


Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


Follow the wisdom of the great actor, James Cagney, you hit your mark, you look the other guy in the eye, and you tell the truth.
~By Larry Merchant ~


Great wisdom is generous; petty wisdom is contentious. Great speech is impassioned, small speech cantankerous.
~By Zhuang Zi ~


Sciences may be learned by rote, but wisdom not.
~By Laurence Sterne ~


I'm not a money manager, but I can tell you what the conventional wisdom is. The younger you are, the more risk you can take on.
~By Maria Bartiromo ~


The end of wisdom is to dream high enough to lose the dream in the seeking of it.
~By William Faulkner ~


Come, come, leave business to idlers, and wisdom to fools: they have need of 'em: wit be my faculty, and pleasure my occupation, and let father Time shake his glass.
~By William Congreve ~


But in its final creation it was not the part of the Father's power to fail as though exhausted. It was not the part of His wisdom to waver in a needful matter through poverty of counsel.
~By Giovanni Pico della Mirandola ~


I've always shied away from conventional wisdom, though I know the power of it.
~By Peter Jennings ~


You want people walking away from the conversation with some kernel of wisdom or some kind of impact.
~By Harry Dean Stanton ~


All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.
~By Alfred Lord Tennyson ~


Just as a cautious businessman avoids investing all his capital in one concern, so wisdom would probably admonish us also not to anticipate all our happiness from one quarter alone.
~By Sigmund Freud ~


The enemy of the conventional wisdom is not ideas but the march of events.
~By John Kenneth Galbraith ~


Full of wisdom are the ordinations of fate.
~By Friedrich Schiller ~


The truest greatness lies in being kind, the truest wisdom in a happy mind.
~By Ella Wheeler Wilcox ~


It is essential to employ, trust, and reward those whose perspective, ability, and judgment are radically different from yours. It is also rare, for it requires uncommon humility, tolerance, and wisdom.
~By Dee Hock ~


The weak have remedies, the wise have joys; superior wisdom is superior bliss.
~By Edward Young ~


Words of wisdom are spoken by children at least as often as scientists.
~By James Newman ~


The pine stays green in winter... wisdom in hardship.
~By Norman Douglas ~


The Relation we bear to the Wisdom of the Father, the Son of His Love, gives us indeed a dignity which otherwise we have no pretence to. It makes us something, something considerable even in God's Eyes.
~By Mary Astell ~


Not by age but by capacity is wisdom acquired.
~By Titus Maccius Plautus ~


We must expect reverses, even defeats. They are sent to teach us wisdom and prudence, to call forth greater energies, and to prevent our falling into greater disasters.
~By Robert E. Lee ~


This age thinks better of a gilded fool Than of a threadbare saint in wisdom's school.
~By Thomas Dekker ~


They would need to be already wise, in order to love wisdom.
~By Friedrich Schiller ~


Wisdom and penetration are the fruit of experience, not the lessons of retirement and leisure. Great necessities call out great virtues.
~By Abigail Adams ~


Pain is the doorway to wisdom and to truth.
~By Keith Miller ~


They see me as being this Super Mom on TV who also can more than handle a difficult husband, and they assume I'm going to be just full of wisdom as a mother and wife myself.
~By Patricia Richardson ~


I'll come to you with gifts of knowledge, wisdom and truth.
~By Barry White ~


The all-seeing eye of God beheld our deplorable state; infinite pity touched the heart of the Father of mercies; and infinite wisdom laid the plan of our recovery.
~By David Brainerd ~


The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


Knowledge without justice ought to be called cunning rather than wisdom.
~By Plato ~


If they can prove that I am wrong by that time, I will give it up to their wisdom, but not after to any one's judgment, till I see the end of another year; for the Lord will begin with a new century; and I will see what he will do, before I will hearken to any man's judgment.
~By Joanna Southcott ~


The seat of knowledge is in the head; of wisdom, in the heart. We are sure to judge wrong, if we do not feel right.
~By William Hazlitt ~


Memory is not wisdom; idiots can by rote repeat volumes. Yet what is wisdom without memory?
~By Martin Farquhar Tupper ~


After the knowledge of, and obedience to, the will of God, the next aim must be to know something of His attributes of wisdom, power, and goodness as evidenced by His handiwork.
~By James Prescott Joule ~


The motto of chivalry is also the motto of wisdom; to serve all, but love only one.
~By Honore de Balzac ~


Science is always discovering odd scraps of magical wisdom and making a tremendous fuss about its cleverness.
~By Aleister Crowley ~


I do interviews because it's a chance to be myself. I sometimes wonder what I could have to say that would be of any interest. I don't have any great wisdom.
~By Parker Stevenson ~


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.
~By Samuel Smiles ~


Wisdom alone is true ambition's aim, wisdom the source of virtue, and of fame, obtained with labour, for mankind employed, and then, when most you share it, best enjoyed.
~By William Whitehead ~


Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good, to the praise that deceives them.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


Vanity can easily overtake wisdom. It usually overtakes common sense.
~By Julian Casablancas ~


The key to wisdom is this - constant and frequent questioning, for by doubting we are led to question and by questioning we arrive at the truth.
~By Peter Abelard ~


There was endless action - not just football, but sailboats, tennis and other things: movement. There was endless talk - the ambassador at the head of the table laying out the prevailing wisdom, but everyone else weighing in with their opinions and taking part.
~By Charles Spalding ~


Instead of looking at life as a narrowing funnel, we can see it ever widening to choose the things we want to do, to take the wisdom we've learned and create something.
~By Liz Carpenter ~


The result showed the wisdom of your orders.
~By John Bigelow ~


The study of history is the beginning of political wisdom.
~By Jean Bodin ~


Wisdom is a kind of knowledge. It is knowledge of the nature, career, and consequences of human values.
~By Sidney Hook ~


I always told, Sandra Bullock was my student when she was younger, I always told her it's important that we hold on to our insecurity, the wisdom of insecurity.
~By Sally Kirkland ~


So confident am I in the intentions, as well as wisdom, of the government, that I shall always be satisfied that what is not done, either cannot, or ought not to be done.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


Wisdom oft times consists of knowing what to do next.
~By Herbert Hoover ~


Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants. People have the right to expect that these wants will be provided for by this wisdom.
~By Jimmy Carter ~


It's very hard to know what wisdom is.
~By James Hillman ~


Most things break, including hearts. The lessons of life amount not to wisdom, but to scar tissue and callus.
~By Wallace Stegner ~


Theology in general seems to me a substitution of human ingenuity for divine wisdom.
~By Julia Ward Howe ~


A man of strength and wisdom, John Paul became an inspiration to generations of both Catholics and non-Catholics throughout the world by encouraging freedom, promoting peace and respecting all faiths.
~By Greg Walden ~


Even wisdom has to yield to self-interest.
~By Pindar ~


In science, as in art, and, as I believe, in every other sphere of human activity, there may be wisdom in a multitude of counsellors, but it is only in one or two of them.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.
~By Robert Frost ~


The philosophies of one age have become the absurdities of the next, and the foolishness of yesterday has become the wisdom of tomorrow.
~By William Osler ~


In life, all good things come hard, but wisdom is the hardest to come by.
~By Lucille Ball ~


To light one candle to God and another to the Devil is the principle of wisdom.
~By Jose Bergamin ~


I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


The wisdom of age: don't stop walking.
~By Mason Cooley ~


The clouds may drop down titles and estates, and wealth may seek us, but wisdom must be sought.
~By Edward Young ~


The constitutions of Maryland and New York are founded in higher wisdom.
~By Ezra Stiles ~


All human wisdom works and has worries and grief as reward.
~By Johann G. Hamann ~


The plan was criticized by some retired military officers embedded in TV studios. But with every advance by our coalition forces, the wisdom of that plan becomes more apparent.
~By Dick Cheney ~


Experience comprises illusions lost, rather than wisdom gained.
~By Joseph Roux ~


They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.
~By Confucius ~


Pain and foolishness lead to great bliss and complete knowledge, for Eternal Wisdom created nothing under the sun in vain.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


Surely, God on high has not refused to give us enough wisdom to find ways to bring us an improvement in relations between the two great nations on earth.
~By Mikhail Gorbachev ~


Pessimism is only the name that men of weak nerves give to wisdom.
~By Bernard De Voto ~


It is a characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


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.
~By Reinhold Niebuhr ~


It is astonishing with how little wisdom mankind can be governed, when that little wisdom is its own.
~By William Ralph Inge ~


In justice to human society it may perhaps be said of almost all the polities and civil institutions in the world, however imperfect, that they have been founded in and carried on with very considerable wisdom.
~By Ezra Stiles ~


True wisdom is less presuming than folly. The wise man doubteth often, and changeth his mind; the fool is obstinate, and doubteth not; he knoweth all things but his own ignorance.
~By Akhenaton ~


Tragedy is a tool for the living to gain wisdom, not a guide by which to live.
~By Robert Kennedy ~


Where is the Life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?
~By T. S. Eliot ~


I always prayed that God would give me the wisdom and the vision to do the things on this earth that I was supposed to do to express His life and love and His will.
~By Billy Ray Cyrus ~


To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
~By Marilyn vos Savant ~


Books give not wisdom where none was before. But where some is, there reading makes it more.
~By Elizabeth Hardwick ~


We thought, because we had power, we had wisdom.
~By Stephen Vincent Benet ~

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