Surprised at the casual wisdom of her words, Gabriel was quiet.
His words are wisdom to those legislators who contemplate no essential reform in the existing government; but for thinkers, and those who legislate for all time, he never once glances at the subject.
It is wisdom that King Solomon asked God for, not intelligence.
But the great wisdom of Peisistratus is shown most clearly in the skill with which he blinded the people to his absolutism.
Sure. My mind isn't donating any words of wisdom that make a lick of sense.
However, no words of century-old wisdom leapt from the pages.
As much as she distrusted Wynn, she'd seen the caution in his features, the haunted wisdom of his gaze.
But drawing from his aged wisdom what they could understand, he told them of the golden bridge, and they laughed at and slandered him, flinging themselves on, rending and exulting over the dying beast.
Finally, when I use the word "wisdom," I am talking about applying a value system to knowledge to suggest a course of action.
Still, she heard the wisdom of hundreds of special ops missions in Mrs. Watson's voice.
The highest wisdom has but one science--the science of the whole--the science explaining the whole creation and man's place in it.
Nearly all the rest, more especially the transition from poetical to occult wisdom, was derived from Rome.
Consalvi's rule, in times of singular difficulty and unrest, was characterized by wisdom and moderation.
There the foundations of the second great Persian Empire were laid, and Istakhr acquired special importance as the centre of priestly wisdom and orthodoxy.
4, p. 470, finds that the wisdom of the priests, in one land after another, rises to the thought of divine unity.
1 may or may not be affected by Philo; it is almost or quite solitary in the N.T.) Similarly, the immortality of the soul may be maintained on Platonic or quasi-Platonic lines, as by St Athanasius (Contra Gentes, § 33) - a writer who repeatedly quotes the Alexandrian Book of Wisdom, in which Platonism and the Old Testament had already joined partnership. This.
I define wisdom as deriving a course of action from applying a value system to a situation.
You may be thinking that choosing the right place to eat Italian food doesn't constitute wisdom in a King Solomon kind of way.
But in a world where great wisdom is available to everyone, the end of ignorance will be within our grasp.
They suggest not merely the purity of infancy, but a wisdom clarified by experience.
In consequence the special sciences and the wisdom of common life entangle themselves easily and frequently in contradictions.
In the preface to a German translation of Bonnet's essay on Christian Evidences, Lavater publicly challenged Mendelssohn to refute Bonnet or if he could not then to "do what wisdom, the love of truth and honesty must bid him, what a Socrates would have done if he had read the book and found it unanswerable."
For the time, however, he made a virtue of necessity, and Alexander II., recognizing the wisdom and courage which Gorchakov had exhibited, appointed him minister of foreign affairs in place of Count Nesselrode.
So really, wisdom is power.
It turns out that, even when doing what you love, both passion and profit matter—but that particular piece of wisdom came later with age.
Opinions, no doubt, will always differ as to the wisdom or authority of the policy which brought Charles to the scaffold.
Out of these earlier conceptions the idea of the divine wisdom (Heb.
In Samos the little slave soon became known for his wisdom and courage.
And wisdom probably concludes, "I should not apply for this credit card."
A second trip to her rental car for a computer, two briefcases and a box of papers confirmed the wisdom of his choice of the larger room.
According to Rita Angeltoni, the seat of all wisdom, this part of the flight's on time.
Maybe Byrne said some words of wisdom you can pass on to the missus.
He recalled too little of Jame's wisdom, but the disjointed words of his mentor soothed him nonetheless.
He is a beneficent and venerable old man of the sea, full of wisdom and skilled in prophecy, but, like Proteus, he will only reveal what he knows under compulsion.
For during the year that elapsed before he left Swabia (and whilst he sojourned at Neuburg and Ulm), and amidst his geometrical studies, he would fain have gathered some knowledge of the mystical wisdom attributed to the Rosicrucians; but the Invisibles, as they called themselves, kept their secret.
Many Anglican bishops (amongst them the archbishop of York and most of his suffragans) felt so doubtful as to the wisdom of such an assembly that they refused to attend it, and Dean Stanley declined to allow Westminster Abbey to be used for the closing service, giving as his reasons the partial character of the assembly, uncertainty as to the effect of its measures and "the presence of prelates not belonging to our Church."
The "wisdom" personified by the moon-god is likewise an expression of the science of astrology in which the observation of the moon's phases is so important a factor.
It is a proof of the wisdom of Aurelius's clemency that he had little or no trouble in pacifying the provinces which had been the scene of rebellion.
To the saintliness of the cloister he added the wisdom of the man of the world; he was constant in misfortune, not elated by prosperity, never "carrying things to the sweating-point'," but preserving, in a time of universal corruption, unreality and self-indulgence, a nature sweet, pure, self-denying, unaffected.
"The highest wisdom and truth are like the purest liquid we may wish to imbibe," he said.
The seriousness of Mr. Cooms' concerns convinced me of the wisdom in securing what he suggested.
He didn't like have any final words of wisdom, if that's what you're wondering.
Here the divine will is viewed as an efflux from the divine wisdom, as the intermediate link between God, the first substance, and all things, and as the fountain out of which all forms emanate.
The expression " wisdom," as it is employed in the locus classicus, Prov.
As if Plato were my townsman and I never saw him--my next neighbor and I never heard him speak or attended to the wisdom of his words.
I discussed my proposal with Molly who with wisdom beyond her years, agreed.
Cynthia, in her infinite wisdom, arranged a generous monetary scale of chores-for-bucks that seemed to take care of the problem.
Normally it was Josh who showered her with wisdom, and it was somehow unseemly for this newcomer to take up where Josh had left off.
His wisdom grew mainly out of his own reflections and experiments.
The king himself as a Roman Catholic secretly opposed and also doubted the wisdom and practicability of this "thorough" policy of repression.
The reason for this, Paul sees, is the influence of the claim made by certain teachers in Colossae that the Christians, in order to attain unto and be assured of full salvation, must supplement Paul's message with their own fuller and more perfect wisdom, and must observe certain rites and practices (ii.
Keep the third piece of wisdom for your own use, and let me have the gold.
Carry it to Delphi and leave it there in the Temple of Apollo; for Apollo is the fountain of wisdom, the wisest of the wise.
Indeed, I owe to her loving wisdom all that was bright and good in my long night.
I thought how strange it was that such precious seeds of truth and wisdom should have fallen among the tares of ignorance and corruption.
From exertion come wisdom and purity; from sloth ignorance and sensuality.
The highest wisdom is one.
Young, brave and handsome, he won the love and devotion of his people, and guided them through the long years of storm and stress with wisdom and ability.
The Corniche road was improved; and public works in various parts of Piedmont, and the Cisalpine and Ligurian Republics attested the foresight and wisdom of the great organizer of industry and quickener of human energies.
Mahogany shelves full of dust free books surrounded them with the wisdom of many years.
But how can we explain the formation of this poetic wisdom, which, albeit the work of ignorant men, has so deep and intrinsic a philosophic value?
Vico undoubtedly considered the poetic wisdom of the Middle Ages to be different from that of the Greeks and Romans, and Christianity to be very superior to the pagan religion.
This gives me confidence that, in the wisdom-seeking systems of the future, people will be willing to share data to make the algorithms better.
"I must also inform you," said the Rhetor, "that our Order delivers its teaching not in words only but also by other means, which may perhaps have a stronger effect on the sincere seeker after wisdom and virtue than mere words.
"The law of things is a law of Reason Universal (Xo yos), but most men live as though they had a wisdom of their own."
None of us has the time to do that—but in the future, with my system, wisdom will operate at processor speeds.