practical wisdom

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The hard practical wisdom of Mercedes Higgins proved of immense help, for Saxon strove with a fervor almost religious to have everything of the best and at the same time to be saving.
Washington has won the gratitude of all thoughtful Southern white men, is to say that he has worked with the highest practical wisdom at a large constructive task; for no plan for the up-building of the freedman could succeed that ran counter to Southern opinion.
We admire the people who possess the practical wisdom we want, but we don't quarrel with them.
There are objections to every course of life and action, and the practical wisdom infers an indifferency, from the omnipresence of objection.
This officer, whose acquired practical wisdom did not allow him to make any journey in vain, had just come from Grenoble, and was on his way to the Grande Chartreuse, after obtaining on the previous evening a week's leave of absence from his colonel.
They seemed to have flung away all the golden grain of practical wisdom, which they had enjoyed so many opportunities of harvesting, and most carefully to have stored their memory with the husks.
Steinwedel also offers practical wisdom gleaned from her academic background in Human and Organizational Systems, in such corporate roles as Director of Leadership and Business Effectiveness at AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, Assistant Vice President of Leadership and Organization Development at Delaware Investments, and 10 years as President of Leader's Insight, her own executive coaching company.
The ancient philosophers, by contrast, held that philosophical discourse serves only to justify and strengthen the more important existential choice of a way of life directed to practical wisdom.
I feel he has great control over his rhetoric which is peppered with his vision as a statesman and practical wisdom.
Colleagues at Wheaton College and Graduate School, the authors apply academic and practical wisdom to the task of communicating information, especially the Gospel, across cultural thresholds.
A new guide from GovLoop provides practical wisdom and case studies of effective management.
We do so not as politicians but as those whose deep faith commitments compel us to speak clearly, with moral and practical wisdom, about any possibility that restrains the threat of war and opens pathways toward peace.