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Italian writer 1932 -0
I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren't trying to teach us. We are formed by little scraps of wisdom.Source: De slinger van Foucault (2007) 60
I chose Sony Classics, not just because of their practical experience, not just because of their wisdom in marketing, but mainly because of their integrity.
Scottish writer and historicus 1795-18810
I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
American statesman 1809-18650
I have been driven many times to my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere to go. My own wisdom, and that of all about me, seemed insufficient for the day.
Russian composer 1882-19710
I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions, not by my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge.
American statesman 1743-18260
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
Italian author, playwright, poet, satirist0
I keep my friends as misers do their treasure, because, of all the things granted us by wisdom, none is greater or better than friendship.
English poet 1795-18210
I will give you a definition of a proud man: he is a man who has neither vanity nor wisdom - one filled with hatreds cannot be vain, neither can he be wise.
Austrian - English philosopher 1889-19510
If a person tells me he has been to the worst places I have no reason to judge him; but if he tells me it was his superior wisdom that enabled him to go there, then I know he is a fraud.
Lord George Byron
English poet 1788-18240
If I am fool, it is, at least, a doubting one; and I envy no one the certainty of his self-approved wisdom.
American author and motivational speaker 1924-19980
If I don't have wisdom, I can teach you only ignorance.
William Butler Yeats
Irish poet 1865-19390
If suffering brings wisdom, I would wish to be less wise.
American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-19960
If we continue to accumulate only power and not wisdom, we will surely destroy ourselves.Source: Ann Druyan (2011) 354
American former professional basketball player and politician 1943-0
Imagination allows us to escape the predictable. It enables us to reply to the common wisdom that we cannot soar by saying, 'Just watch!'
Greek tragedian and poet 480-406 BC0
In goodness there are all kinds of wisdom.