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  • 2/5/2007

Words of Wisdom (Thoughts to Live By)

---Nature and wisdom never are at strife.

Plutarch

---It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.

Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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

William James

---The first step in the acquisition of wisdom is silence, the second listening, the third memory, the fourth practice, the fifth teaching others.

Solomon Ibn Gabriol

---Years teach us more than books.

Berthold Auerbach

---The wisdom of nations lies in their proverbs, which are brief and pithy.

William Penn

---A wise man learns by the mistakes of others, a fool by his own.

Latin Proverb

---Silence does not always mark wisdom.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

---No man was ever wise by chance.

Seneca

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

William Hazlitt

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

John Tillotson

---The more a man knows, the more he forgives.

Catherine the Great

---A loving heart is the truest wisdom.

Charles Dickens

---One who understands much displays a greater simplicity of character than one who understands little.

Alexander Chase

---How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!

Homer

---On every thorn, delightful wisdom grows,

In every rill a sweet instruction flows.

Edward Young

---The man of wisdom is never of two minds;

the man of benevolence never worries;

the man of courage is never afraid.

Confucius

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