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Kisses are a better fate than wisdom.
E .E. Cummings
Rating: 2.9 out of 5 (18 votes)

I think the architects our form of government accomplished their task with diligence, wisdom and dignity. I am not concerned about our Founding Fathers . . . it is the Future Fathers that frighten me!
Randy Vader
From member: darthreally
Rating: 2.8 out of 5 (45 votes)

Great wisdom is generous; petty wisdom is contentious. Great speech is impassioned, small speech cantankerous.
Zhuang Zi
Rating: 3.2 out of 5 (29 votes)

Great wisdom is generous; petty wisdom is contentious.
Rating: 2.8 out of 5 (27 votes)

Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.
Lin Yutang
Rating: 3.1 out of 5 (24 votes)


The weak have remedies, the wise have joys; superior wisdom is superior bliss.
Edward Young
Rating: 3.0 out of 5 (22 votes)

The clouds may drop down titles and estates, and wealth may seek us, but wisdom must be sought.
Edward Young
Rating: 2.9 out of 5 (22 votes)

There is no knowledge, no light, no wisdom that you are in possession of, but what you have received it from some source.
Brigham Young
Rating: 2.5 out of 5 (21 votes)

If suffering brings wisdom, I would wish to be less wise.
William Butler Yeats
Rating: 2.9 out of 5 (23 votes)

Books are but waste paper unless we spend in action the wisdom we get from thought - asleep. When we are weary of the living, we may repair to the dead, who have nothing of peevishness, pride, or design in their conversation.
William Butler Yeats
Rating: 2.7 out of 5 (20 votes)

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