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  • proper n. The Wisdom of Solomon,a book of the Old Testament and the Hebrew Tanakh.

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  • Clear distinction is made between God and his wisdom throughout the wisdom tradition, even while it is understood that personified Wisdom is a metaphor.

    HANDS Across the Godhead?

  • The climax of the wisdom poem is that Wisdom is “the book of the commandments of God,/the law that endures forever” (Bar 4: 1).

    Hagar: Apocrypha.

  • My vision was wisdom, or the World as it Is. Fate rules us, not Wisdom, whose ways are not his,

    Right Royal

  • The Wisdom of Ptah-hotep, in the _Wisdom of the East Series_; Symonds, _Studies of the Greek Poets_, I,

    The Makers and Teachers of Judaism

  • "Well-judging wit is a flower of wisdom," to which we may reply in the words of an old proverb, "Wit and Wisdom, like the seven stars, are seldom found together."

    History of English Humour, Vol. 2 (of 2)

  • And so in honour are centred the elements of all the virtues -- wisdom and justice, fortitude and temperance; and "if", he says, reproducing the noble words of Plato, as applied by him to Wisdom, "this 'Honour' could but be seen in her full beauty by mortal eyes, the whole world would fall in love with her".

    Cicero Ancient Classics for English Readers

  • For you are here as scholars; you are here to learn wisdom; you are here in what should be, and I believe surely is, one of the fore - courts of that mystic Temple into which Wisdom calls us all.

    Discipline and Other Sermons

  • To others she showed that political science, which -- as Solomon tells you -- is but another side of her beauty, and cannot be parted, however men may try, from moral wisdom -- that Wisdom in whose right hand is length of days, and in her left hand riches and honour; whose ways are ways of pleasantness, and all her paths are peace.

    Discipline and Other Sermons

  • It was shown in _Angelic Wisdom about Divine Love and Wisdom_ that the Lord is divine love and wisdom, and that these are being itself and life itself from which everything is and lives.

    Angelic Wisdom about Divine Providence

  • Personal motto/words of wisdom: Honesty is the first chapter in the book of Wisdom - by: Thomas Jefferson

    Payson Roundup stories

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  • True wisdom is applied wisdom.

    January 3, 2010

  • He who lives without folly is less wise than he believes.

    January 3, 2010