wisdom quotes

I pray before I go into the operating room for every case, and I ask him to give me wisdom, to help me to know what to do - and not only for operating, but for everything.Benjamin Carson

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.Jimmy Carter

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

Wisdom prepares for the worst, but folly leaves the worst for the day when it comes.Richard Cecil

The most excellent and divine counsel, the best and most profitable advertisement of all others, but the least practiced, is to study and learn how to know ourselves. This is the foundation of wisdom and the highway to whatever is good.Pierre Charron

Wisdom we know is the knowledge of good and evil, not the strength to choose between the two.John Cheever

Wisdom is the knowledge of good and evil, not the strength to choose between the two.John Cheever

Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice.Anton Chekhov

In seeking wisdom thou art wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it - thou art a fool.Lord Chesterfield

Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers. In the perfect stranger we perceive man himself; the image of a God is not disguised by resemblances to an uncle or doubts of wisdom of a mustache.Gilbert K. Chesterton

All wisdom does not reside in Delhi.P. Chidambaram

In my definition of consciousness, consciousness is the same thing as life. What wisdom traditions also call spirit.Deepak Chopra

In societies where mature workers are respected and where their wisdom is respected, everybody benefits. Workers are more engaged and productive. Their health is better. They live longer.Deepak Chopra

I believe we have become paralyzed, paralyzed by our desire to be loved. Now our founding fathers had the wisdom to know that social acceptance and popularity were fleeing, and that this country's principles needed to be rooted in strengths greater than the passions and the emotions of the times.Chris Christie

Now our founding fathers had the wisdom to know that social acceptance and popularity were fleeing, and that this country's principles needed to be rooted in strengths greater than the passions and the emotions of the times.Chris Christie

The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.Marcus Tullius Cicero

Knowledge which is divorced from justice, may be called cunning rather than wisdom.Marcus Tullius Cicero

Rightly defined philosophy is simply the love of wisdom.Marcus Tullius Cicero

To suppose more than one supreme Source of infinite wisdom, power, and all perfections, is to assert that there is no supreme Being in existence.Adam Clarke

I learned some valuable lessons about the legislative process, the importance of bipartisan cooperation and the wisdom of taking small steps to get a big job done.Hillary Clinton