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Winter lies too long in country towns; hangs on until it is stale and shabby, old and sullen.
– Willa Cather, My Antonia
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Wir müssen wissen. Wir werden wissen.
– David Hilbert
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Wir selten sehen die Welt, wie sie ist; aber wir sehen oft die Welt, wie wir sind.
– Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate
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Wirth - Software
– Niklaus Wirth
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Wisdom alone is the true and unalloyed coin for which we ought to exchange all things, for this and with this everything is bought and sold?fortitude, temperance, and justice; in a word, true virtue subsists with wisdom.
– Plato
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Wisdom and spirit of the Universe Thou soul is the eternity of thought That giv'st to forms and images a breath And everlasting motion Not in vain By day or star-light thus from by first dawn Of childhood didst thou intertwine for me The passions that build up our human soul, Not with the mean and vulgar works of man, But with high objects, with enduring things, With life and nature, purifying thus The elements of feeling and of thought, And sanctifying, by such discipline Both pain and fear, until we recognize A grandeur in the beatings of the heart.
– William Wordsworth
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Wisdom begins in wonder.
– Socrates
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Wisdom born of experience should tell us that war is obsolete. There may have been a time when war served as a negative good by preventing the spread and growth of an evil force... If we assume that life is worth living, if we assume that mankind has the right to survive, then we must find an alternative to war.
– Martin Luther King Jr., The Christmas Sermon On Peace in on Dec 24, 1967
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Wisdom comes by disillusionment.
– George Santayana
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Wisdom comes with experience not time, they are not one in the same.
– Terpsichore Lindeman
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Wisdom comes with winters.
– Oscar Wildedmissions literature at Colby College.
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Wisdom consists not so much in knowing what to do in the ultimate as in knowing what to do next.
– Herbert Clark Hoover
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Wisdom denotes the pursuing of the best ends by the best means.
– Francis Hutcheson
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Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do as well as to talk; and to make our words and actions all of a color.
– Seneca
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Wisdom doesn't automatically come with old age. Nothing does - except wrinkles. It's true, some wines improve with age. But only if the grapes were good in the first place.
– Abigail Van Buren
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Wisdom doesn't necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up by itself.
– Woodrow Wilson
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Wisdom is always an overmatch for strength.
– Phaedrus
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Wisdom is better than wit, and in the long run will certainly have the laugh on her side.
– Jane Austen, from a letter to her niece, November 18, 1814
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Wisdom is harder to DO than it is to know.
– Yula Moses
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Wisdom is know what to do next virtue is doing it.
– David Starr Jordan
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Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it.
– David Starr Jordan, The Philosophy of Despair
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Wisdom is knowing when you can't be wise.
– Paul Engle
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Wisdom is knowledge which has become a part of one's being.
– Orison Swett Marden
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Wisdom is not a product of schooling, but of the life- long attempt to acquire it.
– Albert Einstein
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Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone.
– Horace
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