wisdom


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Synonyms for wisdom

Synonyms for wisdom

deep, thorough, or mature understanding

the ability to make sensible decisions

that which is known; the sum of what has been perceived, discovered, or inferred

Synonyms for wisdom

accumulated knowledge or erudition or enlightenment

ability to apply knowledge or experience or understanding or common sense and insight

the quality of being prudent and sensible

an Apocryphal book consisting mainly of a meditation on wisdom

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Reflecting that I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live, I did not go where I could do no good to you or to myself; but where I could do the greatest good privately to every one of you, thither I went, and sought to persuade every man among you that he must look to himself, and seek virtue and wisdom before he looks to his private interests, and look to the state before he looks to the interests of the state; and that this should be the order which he observes in all his actions.
SOCRATES: Then we acknowledged that it was not taught, and was not wisdom?
SOCRATES: And therefore not by any wisdom, and not because they were wise, did Themistocles and those others of whom Anytus spoke govern states.
At the same time, no new theological work--however profound--will matter very much or very long if it does not somehow help set the table for a feast that brings more people into deeper participation in faith's wisdom.
Eric Bernston, regional director, British Computer Society, launched the tie-up along with Ahmed Rafi B Ferry, CEO and director, Wisdom Education Group in Dubai.
In 14 papers from a September 2011 international symposium in Berlin, Old Testament scholars elucidate the relationship between "wisdom" and "Torah" in the post-exilic period by focusing on specific instances of the reception of "Torah" in Wisdom literature and the shaping of Torah by wisdom.
Holy Wisdom's Word written within Her Golden Wheel.
Estimates show that there are nearly five million people in the country who visit clinics to remove their wisdom teeth, CBS News (https://www.cbsnews.com/news/opioid-use-wisdom-teeth-removal-is-contributing-to-the-opioid-crisis-experts-warn-2019-08-21/) reported Wednesday .
This book is primarily aimed at offering saintly wisdom and guidance to lead a content and happy life.
They highlighted the folk wisdom regarding change in seasons and explore the indicators of changing seasons suggested by folk wisdom and natural communication in Sindh.
'Apart from reflection, we also cash in on this special moment of sacrifice and prayers to lift up our people before God, especially the downtrodden - those who struggle to make ends meet, the very people we represent here and to also lift the leadership of this country - from Mr President, the Vice President, the leadership of the National Assembly, the governors down to local government chairmen and councillors for God to grant us wisdom and give us understanding, for God to open up doors of opportunity so that we'll be able to meet the expectations of the people.
Stovall's true-life stories and personal illustrations and well-chosen quotes of sage wisdom of the past are 'poignant and powerful.' I found one or more take-away applications from each of the five thematic sections of the book.
Critique: Especially and unreservedly recommended, "99 Creative Wows--Words of Wisdom for Business" offers inspiring insights, brings clarity, challenges thinking and fuels creative business expertise.
As wisdom is closely associated with personality traits (Gluck et al., 2013), it is important to approach wisdom from this perspective.
But Derby County hope to secure the 24-year-old defender permanently, after being one of the four clubs Wisdom has enjoyed time on loan with.