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To keep your secret is wisdom; to expect others to keep it is folly.
William Samuel Johnson
But in its final creation it was not the part of the Father's power to fail as though exhausted. It was not the part of His wisdom to waver in a needful matter through poverty of counsel.
Giovanni Pico della Mirandola
But I do think it's important to remember that writers do not have a monopoly of wisdom on their books. They can be wrong about their own books, they can often learn about their own books.
Lord, give us the wisdom to utter words that are gentle and tender, for tomorrow we may have to eat them.
Nobility of spirit has more to do with simplicity than ostentation, wisdom rather than wealth, commitment rather than ambition.
In garden arrangement, as in all other kinds of decorative work, one has not only to acquire a knowledge of what to do, but also to gain some wisdom in perceiving what it is well to let alone.
This land, which we have watered with our tears and our blood, is now our mother country, and we are well satisfied to stay where wisdom abounds and gospel is free.
Richard V. Allen
Every indication of wisdom, taken from the effect, is equally an indication of power to execute what wisdom planned.
Pessimism is only the name that men of weak nerves give to wisdom.
Bernard De Voto
He whose wisdom cannot help him, gets no good from being wise.
Now it is time to turn to an older wisdom that, while respecting material comfort and security as a basic right of all, also recognises that many of the most valuable things in life cannot be measured.
Michael D. Higgins
Words of wisdom are spoken by children at least as often as scientists.
Beauty, the eternal Spouse of the Wisdom of God and Angel of his Presence thru' all creation.
Where fear is present, wisdom cannot be.
Wisdom lies neither in fixity nor in change, but in the dialectic between the two.
What I lack in energy, I have in wisdom.
I have tried at every point to seek God's wisdom on the decisions I made, and I made it my business to speak up on behalf of the things God tells us are important to Him.
But the Wisdom of God, which is His only-begotten Son, being in all respects incapable of change or alteration, and every good quality in Him being essential, and such as cannot be changed and converted, His glory is therefore declared to be pure and sincere.
We thought, because we had power, we had wisdom.
Stephen Vincent Benet
A monarchy conducted with infinite wisdom and infinite benevolence is the most perfect of all possible governments.
In justice to human society it may perhaps be said of almost all the polities and civil institutions in the world, however imperfect, that they have been founded in and carried on with very considerable wisdom.
The constitutions of Maryland and New York are founded in higher wisdom.
Conventional wisdom notwithstanding, there is no reason either in football or in poetry why the two should not meet in a man's life if he has the weight and cares about the words.
You know, it's sort of common wisdom among New York publishers that short story collections don't make money.
Wisdom and goodness are twin-born, one heart must hold both sisters, never seen apart.
William Dean Howells
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