The best Quotes by Walter Lippmann

The best Quotes by Walter Lippmann

Walter Lippmann (September 23, 1889 – December 14, 1974) was an American writer, reporter, and political commentator.

It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf.
The study of error is not only in the highest degree prophylactic, but it serves as a stimulating introduction to the study of truth.
The radical novelty of modern science lies precisely in the rejection of the belief... that the forces which move the stars and atoms are contingent upon the preferences of the human heart.
Social movements are at once the symptoms and the instruments of progress. Ignore them and statesmanship is irrelevant; fail to use them and it is weak.
What we call a democratic society might be defined for certain purposes as one in which the majority is always prepared to put down a revolutionary minority.

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Wisdom is the offspring of suffering and time.
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One part of wisdom is knowing what you don't need anymore and letting it go.
The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
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Strength and wisdom are not opposing values.
There is a trade off - as you grow older you gain wisdom but you lose spontaneity.
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To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
It isn't right to judge strength as better than good wisdom.
It takes a wise man to recognize a wise man.
A wise man proportions his belief to the evidence.
Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
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There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart.
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Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Albert Einstein - Brief, 22. März 1944
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The older I get, the more I realize that age doesn't bring wisdom.
John Teller in Sons Of Anarchy - Season 1 Episode 6
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The beginning of wisdom's always showing respect for wisdom.
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Don't gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver or gold.
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I mourn the loss of thousands of precious lives, but I will not rejoice in the death of one, not even an enemy. Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that!
Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.
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He who is deaf, blind and silent, lives a thousand years in peace.
None so deaf as those that will not hear. None so blind as those that will not see.
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Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024
I just want to show them that I can play and I belong here. A lot of people don't think I should be here and I'm just here to prove that I do.
Bronny James - April 2023
I was born into it, so I feel like the path was already chosen. But my dad is cool enough to let me take whatever path I want if I wanted to not pursue basketball. But I think basketball is going to be my thing, for sure.
Bronny James - August 2022
It has been discovered that LeBron James is sleeping with his newest teammate's mom.
Juni 2024
My last year will be played with my son. Wherever Bronny's at, that's where I'll be. I would do whatever it takes to play with my son for one year. It's not about the money at that point.
LeBron James - February 2022
Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024
We've had a lot of away games in the Champions League this season where we've heard the fans. When I think of the game in Newcastle, where you can hear our fans the whole time, even though it was said beforehand that Newcastle is the loudest stadium in England – that's really saying something. We are looking forward to our fans, they will deliver again in Paris.
I felt like a child amongst all the established players. First of all I had to prove myself in training and earn respect and over several months show what I was capable of.
Florian Wirtz - July 2021
Recently, on my 18th birthday, my mother showed me a note from my time at primary school. We had to write down what we wanted to be. The only thing I'd written was: football player. I really did always want that and started early on to kick everything I came across: balloons, balls and anything else lying around the house. There was a lot flying about at our place.
Florian Wirtz - July 2021

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