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He who exercises wisdom exercises the knowledge which is about God.


Epictetus

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He who exercises no forethought but makes light of his opponents is sure to be captured by them.
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Wherever there is a man who exercises authority, there is a man who resists authority.
OSCAR WILDE
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There is nothing more boring than doing singing exercises.
P. J. HARVEY
The leader who exercises power with honor will work from the inside out, starting with himself.
BLAINE LEE
Avoid any exercises that may produce injuries.
STEVEN MAGEE
I do a variety of weight-lifting, elliptical glider, stretching exercises, push-ups. And I do the Ca...
RUTH BADER GINSBURG
So the conclusion they're drawing is that these kind of exercises are healthier for the brain.
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It's a minute and a half to do the exercises.
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I still do cardiovascular exercises, aerobic exercises, and then strength training, as it's impo...
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The knowledge of God is beginning of wisdom.
LAILAH GIFTY AKITA
He who interrupts the course of his spiritual exercises and prayer is like a man who allows a bird t...
ST. JOHN OF THE CROSS
Exercises are like prose, whereas yoga is the poetry of movements.
AMIT RAY
He who interrupts the course of his spiritual exercises and prayer is like a man who allows a bird t...
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Every life is a profession of faith, and exercises an inevitable and silent influence.
HENRI FREDERIC AMIEL
Every life is a profession of faith and exercises an inevitable and silent influence.
HENRI FREDERIC AMIEL
Those edges and turns teach control and discipline, just like finger exercises on the piano.
BARBARA ANN SCOTT
Normally I make myself swim, do exercises. For zest I like going to the cinema.
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The sovereign invigorator of the body is exercise, and of all the exercises walking is the best.
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Those who are devoted to amusements; who love the society of those who love pleasure, have an aversi...
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Math is made for idiots, here is what is the proccess in math class. The teacher show you few exerci...
DEYTH BANGER
I told him if you're doing any exercises with live ammunition, let me know.
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She follows my advice, she exercises, and she's very self-motivated.
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The writer who develops a beautiful style, but has nothing to say, represents a kind of arrested est...
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He who, though dressed in fine apparel, exercises tranquillity, is quiet, subdued, restrained, chast...
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In college, before video games, we would amuse ourselves by posing programming exercises.
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In artillery exercises, women always win because they're more accurate.
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There is a good reason they call these ceremonies 'commencement exercises'. Graduation is not the en...
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We've been at Camp Shelby, going through basic soldiering skills, everything from throwing hand gren...
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I concentrate on exercises from the waist down, since that is the laziest part of a woman's body...
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The exercises of our meeting are to be simple and devoid of all ceremonial and formalism.
FELIX ADLER
The exercises seem almost unrelated to vision - at times, it doesn't seem right.
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The most effective means for trunk strengthening should involve back or abdominal exercises with uns...
DAVID BEHM
I never, ever, ever had deltoids! Oh my God, when I'm doing exercises and I see them pop out, I&...
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Your every voter, as surely as your chief magistrate, exercises a public trust.
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I get Lisa up. I take Lisa through her exercises. I make sure Lisa is in top condition. She and I ar...
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The greatest education is the knowledge of God. God gives life, strength and wisdom for every accomp...
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Exercise and fitness from Tai Chi to chair exercises to everything in between.
DACE KRAMER
I don't lift weights. I do fitness exercises to stay strong.
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A good meditation, even when it is interrupted by occasional nodding, is much more beneficial than m...
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True wisdom consists in two things: Knowledge of God and Knowledge of Self.
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I am not a fitness freak, but I do my regular exercises.
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Exercise and fitness from Tai Chi to chair exercises to everything in between.
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Knowledge is learning about the world outside us; wisdom is learning about the world within us.
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The fact that I can plant a seed and it becomes a flower, share a bit of knowledge and it becomes an...
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God himself is referring to Jesus as light, illumination, knowledge, insight, understanding, wisdom
SUNDAY ADELAJA
Seek wisdom, not knowledge. Knowledge is of the past, Wisdom is of the future.
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About 10 years ago, I took some vocal lessons. I'll bet that helped. I got a tape of exercises that ...
DAN HICKS
It opens the lungs, washes the countenance, exercises the eyes, and softens down the temper; so cry ...
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JOHN KENNETH GALBRAITH
In retrospect, all these exercises in self-gratification seem pure fantasy, what Pascal called, lick...
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I wake up in the morning, I do a little stretching exercises, pick up the horn and play.
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People get so excited about magic spells, ... But it's no different than thinking positive thoughts ...
ATHENA STARWOMAN
I'm going through what exercises there are, monitoring exercise and what intensity to work at. I wil...
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Knowledge is that which is acquired by learning. Wisdom is knowing what to do with it?
UNKNOWN
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We all get cracked nipples, mastitis and frantically do pelvic floor exercises' - on being just like...
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The wisdom of God and the knowledge of His spiritual principles are accessible to the sons of God
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Men are disturbed not by things, but by the view which they take of them. -Epictetus.
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Wisdom is greater than knowledge,but imagination is greater than both wisdom & knowledge.
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The river of knowledge has no depth.
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Knowledge which is divorced from justice, may be called cunning rather than wisdom.
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Wisdom is knowledge which has become a part of one's being.
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Mastering facts is knowledge. Mastering knowledge is wisdom.
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SERGEI IVANOV
Under the doctrine of separation of powers, the manner in which the president personally exercises h...
RICHARD M. NIXON
It is only God who gives strength and wisdom for fulfill the God-given dream.
LAILAH GIFTY AKITA
Information is not knowledge and knowledge is not wisdom.
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Upon actual exercises, it is dully working. Cannot undo some of rewinding, like a recording tape, ba...
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Life is movement, stay alive. Flexibility exercises that develop your full range of movement will he...
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Core strength and stability is very important to me. Tennis is all about rotation of the body and my...
SAMANTHA STOSUR
arrogance is knowledge minus wisdom
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Knowledge is the eldest daughter of wisdom.
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A child understands fear and the hurt and hate it brings.
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How long are you going to wait before you demand the best for yourself and in no instance bypass the...
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First say to yourself what you would be, and then do what you have to do.
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Man, what are you talking about? Me in chains? You may fetter my leg but my will, not even Zeus hims...
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Practice yourself, for heaven's sake in little things, and then proceed to greater.
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If you wish to be a writer, write.
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