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Words of Wisdom Quotes

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

Too bad that all the people who really know how to run the country are busy driving taxi cabs and cutting hair.
George Burns

Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences.
Norman Cousins

It is no longer enough to be smart -- all the technological tools in the world add meaning and value only if they enhance our core values, the deepest part of our heart. Acquiring knowledge is no guarantee of practical, useful application. Wisdom implies a mature integration of appropriate knowledge, a seasoned ability to filter the inessential from the essential.
Doc Childre and Deborah Rozman

Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences.
Norman Cousins

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

The stellar universe is not so difficult of comprehension as the real actions of other people.
Marcel Proust

Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.
Andre Gide

No question is so difficult to answer as that to which the answer is obvious.
George Bernard Shaw

We thought, because we had power, we had wisdom.
Stephen Vincent Benét


Quote of the Day

Leadership is solving problems. The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help or concluded you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership.
- Colin Powell