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Wisdom

He who knows all the answers has not yet been asked all the questions.
       - Author unknownMen playing a game of chess

Wisdom helps you to win the game. Think carefully about your next step Temple of Heaven Park, Beijing, China  

Knowledge is proud that she knows so much;
Wisdom is humble that she knows no more.
       - Cowper

Wise men speak because they have something to say, fools because they have to say something.
       –Plato

Wisdom is supreme; therefore make a full effort to get wisdom.
Esteem her and she will exalt you; embrace her and she will honor you.
       - Proverbs 4:7-8

Wisdom is more precious than rubies.
       - Biblical Proverb, Proverbs 3:15

No one has a monopoly of ideas.
       –Kpelle proverb, Liberia, West Africa

The wisest mind has something yet to learn.
       - George Santayana

Wisdom is not like money to be tied up and hidden.
       - Ghanaian Proverb

The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living that are desired when dying.
       - Unknown

The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
       - Buddha

You can always learn some wisdom from the quotes of Budda. Statue, Buddhist temple, Shanghai, China

Do not believe in anything simply because you have heard it.
Do not believe in anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many.
Do not believe in anything simply because it is found written in your religious books.
Do not believe in anything merely on the authority of your teachers and elders.
Do not believe in traditions because they have been handed down for many generations.
But after observation and analysis, when you find that anything agrees with reason and is conducive to the good and benefit of one and all, then accept it and live up to it.
       - Buddha

Never live in the past but always learn from it.
       - Anonymous

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

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