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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: And therefore not by any wisdom, and not because they were wise, did Themistocles and those others of whom Anytus spoke govern states.
And suppose injustice abiding in a single person, would your wisdom say that she loses or that she retains her natural power?
I left that enquiry and turned away to consider whether justice is virtue and wisdom or evil and folly; and when there arose a further question about the comparative advantages of justice and injustice, I could not refrain from passing on to that.
As wisdom is closely associated with personality traits (Gluck et al.
Wisdom has clocked up 20 appearances in all competitions this term for Red Bull Salzburg, who are on the brink of clinching the Austrian Bundesliga title.
Founded in 1875, Wisdom has been privately owned and operated by five consecutive generations of the Wisdom family and is headquartered in Elgin, Illinois.
3) Policies and environment for wisdom agriculture development; and
At various points in her life, Wisdom participated in the settlement house and charity organization movement, witnessed the impact of both world wars and the Great Depression, and worked within the framework of expanding state responsibility for social welfare.
The historic connection between religion and wisdom is so close that the term "wisdom traditions" is commonly used to denote religious faiths (Novak, 1994; Smith, 1991); but how can this historic connection be considered in the context of scientific psychology where leaders tend not to prioritize religion (McMinn, Hathaway, Woods, & Snow, 2009; Vogel, McMinn, Peterson, & Gathercoal, 2013)?
So, if wisdom enables a person to make more sound decisions, take a shortcut path to success, recalibrate values for the better, and simply live a better life, then why not spend time reflecting on our own experiences as well as learning from others?
David Penchansky's "introduction" explores the internal conflicts within the wisdom literature, from Proverbs to the Wisdom of Solomon ("Pseudo-Solomon").