When you think of proverbs, you picture expressions of ancient wisdom.
According to ancient wisdom, forgiveness blesses both those who receive it and those who extend it.
I have seen Chinese herbal veterinary medicines whose come-ons tout “ancient wisdom…proven results.”
That was the ancient wisdom which made mass higher education a dreamable dream.
And that look he most disliked, that look of ancient wisdom, disillusioned and contemptuous, came into her eyes.
Therefore the ancient wisdom says, "With all thy getting, get understanding."
A few years ago I had a strange period of deep-delving into ancient wisdom.
She turned her eyes on him with what he had once called her look of ancient wisdom.
Moral philosophy is discarded, and the maxims of ancient wisdom are unworthy of their notice.
Then Jerome, following the ancient wisdom, took Clement and tried him.