Don’t taunt the alligator until after you’ve crossed the creek.
Kisses are a better fate than wisdom.
Vanity can easily overtake wisdom. It usually overtakes common sense.
If the highest things are unknowable, then the highest capacity or virtue of man cannot be theoretical wisdom.
Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it.
I believe we have become paralyzed, paralyzed by our desire to be loved. Now our founding fathers had the wisdom to know that social acceptance and popularity were fleeing, and that this country’s principles needed to be rooted in strengths greater than the passions and the emotions of the times.
The thing that we possess, that machines don’t, is the ability to exhibit wisdom.