Wisdom consists not so much in knowing what to do in the ultimate as knowing what to do next.
- Herbert Hoover
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The Divine wisdom has given us prayer, not as a means whereby to obtain the good things of earth, but as a means whereby we learn to do without them not as a means whereby we escape evil, but as a means whereby we become strong to meet it.
- Frederick William Robertson
Wisdom is oftentimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar.
- William Wordsworth
And when the world is created, it is created in such a way that those eternal objects of God's loving wisdom become actualities - interacting with one another, relating to God in the finite realm.
- Rowan D. Williams
Your law may be perfect, your knowledge of human affairs may be such as to enable you to apply it with wisdom and skill, and yet without individual acquaintance with men, their haunts and habits, the pursuit of the profession becomes difficult, slow, and expensive.
- William Dunbar
When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps
The current wisdom now is that if the three networks are covering the news the same way the difference is the anchor people. I think that won't be true in the future.
- Roone Arledge
Wisdom is humble that he knows no more.
- William Cowper
To build a great company, which is a CEO's job, sometimes you have to stand up against conventional wisdom.
- Carly Fiorina