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1. "[Fiscal prudence] means spending wisely, reducing waste, collecting sufficient taxes to pay for the public goods and services we want, keeping budgets in relative balance over time, and keeping debt coming down, at least during reasonably good times."
Author: Alex Himelfarb
2. "One of the great responsibilities that I have is to manage my assets wisely, so that they create value."
Author: Alice Walton
3. "The art of peaceful living comes down to living compassionately & wisely."
Author: Allan Lokos
4. "A man painstakingly plans for every detail, carefully lays the foundations, picks his moments wisely and adds the right pieces with gusto only to be confronted a turn before the end of the race by a stubborn, more dead than alive, old man."
Author: Angelo Tsanatelis
5. "I think the main reason my marriages failed is that I always loved too well but never wisely."
Author: Ava Gardner
6. "You are creating through your choices, even now. Choose wisely."
Author: Bryant McGill
7. "You have been so careful of me that I never had a child's heart. You have trained me so well that I never dreamed a child's dream. You have dealt so wisely with me, Father ,from my cradle to this hour, that I never had a child's belief or a child's fear.Mr. Gradgrind was quite moved by his success, and by this testimony to it. " My dear Louisa," said he, you abundantly repay my care. Kiss me, my dear girl."
Author: Charles Dickens
8. "If you would reflect well and wisely, you would realize that those events you regard as personal misfortunes have served a useful purpose even in this worldly life, and indeed have worked for your betterment."
Author: Christine De Pizan
9. "Don't just think twice, think wisely"
Author: Constance Chuks Friday
10. "Choose your actions wisely."
Author: David Levithan
11. "Selves will accumulate when one isn't looking, and they don't always act wisely or well."
Author: Diane Ackerman
12. "Earl rarely used the word, but his whole system of teaching and his whole way of living was built around the concept of honor. You honored God by using your time wisely, and you honored your fellow man by treating him with respect. You honored your teacher by calling him "sir," and he honored his students by challenging them to face pain and become stronger. Earl had come to associate charity with pain, and he believed that love did its deepest work when applied to a wound."
Author: Eric Greitens
13. "I will honor my ancestors in StarClan," Bramblestar vowed, "but not those who have ever walked in the Dark Forest. Guide my steps wisely, warriors of the past." He lowered his head. "And warriors of now"."
Author: Erin Hunter
14. "Who, I ask, ever found salvation through the conquests of Alexander? What city was ever more wisely governed because of them, what individual improved? Many indeed you might find whom those conquests enriched, but not one whom they made wiser or more temperate than he was by nature, if indeed they have not made him more insolent and arrogant. Whereas all who now find their salvation in philosophy owe it to Socrates."
Author: Flavius Claudius Julianus
15. "I choose the places I go to carefully and wisely. I'll rarely go to a shopping mall anymore."
Author: Fran Drescher
16. "Wisdom—seems to the rabble a kind of escape, a means and a trick for getting well out of a wicked game. But the genuine philosopher—as it seems to us, my friends?—lives 'unphilosophically' and 'unwisely,' above all imprudently, and feels the burden and the duty of a hundred attempts and temptations of life—he risks himself constantly, he plays the wicked game."
Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
17. "The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, nor to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly."
Author: Gautama Buddha
18. "One of the results of this self-examination — for that is what the writing of this book amounts to — is the confirmed belief that one should read less and less, not more and more…. I have not read nearly as much as the scholar, the bookworm, or even the ‘well-educated' man — yet I have undoubtedly read a hundred times more than I should have read for my own good. Only one out of five in America, it is said, are readers of ‘books.' But even this small number read far too much. Scarcely any one lives wisely or fully."
Author: Henry Miller
19. "Not him with great possessions should you in truth call blest; with better right does he claim the name of happy man who realizes how to make use of the gods' gifts wisely, is skilled to meet harsh poverty and endure, as one who dreads dishonor far more than death; a man like that for friends beloved, or for his country fears not to perish."
Author: Horace
20. "Time can be cruel if you don't use it wisely ~ Imani Wisdom, Zion's Road: A Love Story about Faith and Redemption."
Author: Imani Wisdom
21. "Know who you are, then you can know where you can be! Choose your environment wisely; but be sure you know your dreams at first! When your dream seeds fall onto the soil with the best environmental factor, you will have a bumper harvest!"
Author: Israelmore Ayivor
22. "Options abound in our world. You can choose where to stay and how to stay there. Where you are Today is as a result of the option you took yesterday and no doubt where you will be Tomorrow is embedded in your option Today. Choose right; choose wisely, Take THE BEST OPTION. The Best Option will deliver your inheritance to you. It will change your state and deliver to you, your brand new estate. You do not blame anyone for failing to do it right the first time. You accept the blame. The Best Option will cause you to get it right the first time and always."
Author: Jaachynma N.E. Agu
23. "The man who is possessed of wealth, who lolls on his sofa, or rolls in his carriage, cannot judge of the wants or feelings of the day laborer. The government we mean to erect is intended to last for ages. ... unless wisely provided against, what will become of your government? In England, at this day, if elections were open to all classes of people, the property of the landed proprietors would be insecure. An agrarian law would soon take place. If these observations be just, our government ought to secure the permanent interests of the country against innovation. Landholders ought to have a share in the government, to support these invaluable interests, and to balance and check the other. They ought to be so constituted as to protect the minority of the opulent against the majority. The senate, therefore, ought to be this body; and to answer these purposes..."
Author: James Madison
24. "My next breath may very well be in your lungs. Store it wisely, because my life depends on it."
Author: Jarod Kintz
25. "Love will wreck your heart like a derailed train. So choo-choose your partner wisely."
Author: Jarod Kintz
26. "Well. We'll just have to hope that this wasn't a loup-garou, I guess." "If it was a louper, you'd know," Bob said wisely. "In the middle of this town, you'd have a dozen people dead every time the full moon came around. What's going on?" "A dozen people are dying every time the full moon comes around."
Author: Jim Butcher
27. "Patience is a tough lesson to learnIt's a reward we wisely have to earnBut mastering it brings a paradigm shiftAnd we finally realize that life is a gift"
Author: Joan Marques
28. "Doubt wisely; in strange wayTo stand inquiring right, is not to stray;To sleep, or run wrong, is."
Author: John Donne
29. "In choosing, moreover, for his father an amiable man of fifty-two, who had already lost an only son, and for his mother a woman of thirty-eight, whose first and only child he was, little Jon had done well and wisely. What had saved him from becoming a cross between a lap dog and a little prig, had been his father's adoration of his mother, for even little Jon could see that she was not merely just his mother, and that he played second fiddle to her in his father's heart: What he played in his mother's heart he knew not yet."
Author: John Galsworthy
30. "Second, marriage is an issue that our Founding Fathers wisely left to the states."
Author: Judy Biggert
31. "And then a new screen, one I had never seen before, never even heard of popped up. It gave me a choice. I could become the new Lord of Darkness myself, or I could take a gamble and be reincarnated. I chose wisely."
Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
32. "Love of my life. Love. Of. My. Life. A retrospectively absurd concept since the most I can say is that he was the love of a particular period of my life, and that it is the random vagaries of life itself, and never love, that define time limits. Meaning, to be in love and wish for its immortality is energy unwisely spent. The idea that we have any choice in the matter is the great illusion."
Author: Luke Davies
33. "Things I learned from a man called "The Nazarene" 1- Being poor does not equal being miserable.2- People will judge you, but their judgment should not define who you are.3- Going against what others hold as true is not necessarily a bad thing. 4- Everyone is sacred. 5- Life is sometimes a lonely and dry place, like desert, but those times are there to help us meditate on what is truly important in our lives.6- Complaining or getting angry because there is a storm in our lives solves nothing; embrace the storm and keep calm. 7- Treasure and protect the children of the world, they hold the key of what is pure and innocent; they are the way to freedom. 8- We are free to be who we want to be, it is our choice to be slaves or kings. 9- Fear nothing.10- The person you don't like is also your neighbor. 11- The words following "I AM" define who we are, we must choose wisely."
Author: Martin Suarez
34. "Someone has wisely stated that hate is not the opposite of love. Apathy is. We will not have time for apathy in life's journey if we speak and think positively. Seek, search, and work for worthy eternal qualities and friends."
Author: Marvin J. Ashton
35. "I strongly disagree that we should not judge other people. Wisdom means good judgement. Those who fail to judge wisely often fall victim to superficial deceits. However, we should: Judge ourselves before judging others; Judge their hearts not their clothes;Judge their actions not their words;Judge the present not the past."
Author: Melissa M.L. Wong
36. "The Shulamite lives by a different set of values. One of the most horrible frauds perpetrated on western couples is 'trust your feelings' or 'follow your heart.' Solomon's family must never be left to whims. A wise Shulamite does not make life decisions based on feelings, alone. She takes God's point-of-view: 'He that trusteth in his own heart is a fool; But whoso walketh wisely, he shall be delivered.' --Pr 28:26For young couples, a hard lesson to learn is: Their hearts will lie to them.pg 3"
Author: Michael Ben Zehabe
37. "She was witchy, yes, and in charge of a cauldron roiling with ideas and stories, but she always gave the impression that the stories, the ones she wrote and wrote so very well and so wisely, had simply happened, and that all she had done was to hold the pen. (On Diana Wynne Jones)"
Author: Neil Gaiman
38. "Loving for their mere artificiality those renunciations that men have unwisely called virtue, as much as those natural rebellions that wise men still call sin."
Author: Oscar Wilde
39. "Our language has wisely sensed these two sides of man's being alone. It has created the word "loneliness" to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word "solitude" to express the glory of being alone. Although, in daily life, we do not always distinguish these words, we should do so consistently and thus deepen our understanding of our human predicament."
Author: Paul Tillich
40. "Lots of men think that women should tell the truth, explain their feelings. These men should use their wishes more wisely. (Prepare To Die!, p.27)"
Author: Paul Tobin
41. "I'm not a kid!" she told Shane hotly. "I'm only, like, a year younger than Eve!""And girls are much more mature." Eve nodded wisely. "So you're about ten years older than Shane, then.""Seriously," Claire insisted. "I'm not a kid!""Whatever you say, kid," Shane said blandly. "Cheer up. Just means you don't have to put up with me telling you how much sex I didn't get.""I'm telling Michael," Eve warned."About how much sex I didn't get? Go ahead."
Author: Rachel Caine
42. "Paul wisely taught, 'Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.' [Rom. 12:21]"
Author: Richard G. Scott
43. "As I digest what words I speak, I consume more wisely."
Author: Soul Dancer
44. "She wisely reasoned that my chosen husband was no ordinary man, that his whole life was absolutely dedicated to God and His service, ad that I must never, never hinder him by trying to put myself first in his heart."
Author: Susannah Spurgeon
45. "Don't think needlessly, think wisely, and your thoughts will emit positive vibes through out you, and the Universe."
Author: Tania Gardana
46. "If you command wisely, you'll be obeyed cheerfully."
Author: Thomas Fuller
47. "We asked him many questions concerning all these things, to which he answered very willingly; we made no inquiries after monsters, than which nothing is more common; for everywhere one may hear of ravenous dogs and wolves, and cruel men-eaters, but it is not so easy to find states that are well and wisely governed."
Author: Thomas More
48. "Unwisely, Santa offered a teddy bear to James, unawarehe had been mauled by a grizzly earlier this year."
Author: Tim Burton
49. "We begin to learn wisely when we're willing to see world from other people's perspective."
Author: Toba Beta
50. "A good father believes that he does wisely to encourage enterprise, productive skill, prudent self-denial, and judicious expenditure on the part of his son."
Author: William Graham Sumner

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