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Kindness is wisdom.
~By Philip James Bailey ~


Follow the wisdom of the great actor, James Cagney, you hit your mark, you look the other guy in the eye, and you tell the truth.
~By Larry Merchant ~


Where is the Life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?
~By T. S. Eliot ~


Wisdom ceases to be wisdom when it becomes too proud to weep, too grave to laugh, and too selfish to seek other than itself.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


In science, as in art, and, as I believe, in every other sphere of human activity, there may be wisdom in a multitude of counsellors, but it is only in one or two of them.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


Mixing one's wines may be a mistake, but old and new wisdom mix admirably.
~By Bertolt Brecht ~


Even by common wisdom, there seem to be both people and objects in my dream that are outside myself, but clearly they were created in myself and are part of me, they are mental constructs in my own brain.
~By Ray Kurzweil ~


So confident am I in the intentions, as well as wisdom, of the government, that I shall always be satisfied that what is not done, either cannot, or ought not to be done.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


Our happiness depends on wisdom all the way.
~By Sophocles ~


In regard of the rich grace and wisdom of his love toward his people; for who sees not, but that it is a curse to be unready as these foolish virgins, who were therefore shut out.
~By Thomas Shepard ~


In life, all good things come hard, but wisdom is the hardest to come by.
~By Lucille Ball ~


We must expect reverses, even defeats. They are sent to teach us wisdom and prudence, to call forth greater energies, and to prevent our falling into greater disasters.
~By Robert E. Lee ~


It is essential to employ, trust, and reward those whose perspective, ability, and judgment are radically different from yours. It is also rare, for it requires uncommon humility, tolerance, and wisdom.
~By Dee Hock ~


Wisdom alone is true ambition's aim, wisdom is the source of virtue and of fame; obtained with labour, for mankind employed, and then, when most you share it, best enjoyed.
~By Alfred North Whitehead ~


Knowledge can be communicated, but not wisdom. One can find it, live it, be fortified by it, do wonders through it, but one cannot communicate and teach it.
~By Hermann Hesse ~


A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew.
~By Herb Caen ~


Come, come, leave business to idlers, and wisdom to fools: they have need of 'em: wit be my faculty, and pleasure my occupation, and let father Time shake his glass.
~By William Congreve ~


Wisdom not only gets, but once got, retains.
~By Francis Quarles ~


There is a wisdom in this beyond the rules of physic: a man's own observation what he finds good of and what he finds hurt of is the best physic to preserve health.
~By Francis Bacon ~


And, if we have any evidence that the wisdom which formed the plan is in the man, we have the very same evidence, that the power which executed it is in him also.
~By Thomas Reid ~


He dares to be a fool, and that is the first step in the direction of wisdom.
~By James Huneker ~


The key to wisdom is knowing all the right questions.
~By John A. Simone, Sr. ~


I have sympathy for young people, for their growing pains, but I balk when these growing pains are pushed into the foreground, when you make these young people the only vehicles of life's wisdom.
~By Wislawa Szymborska ~


Sometimes one likes foolish people for their folly, better than wise people for their wisdom.
~By Elizabeth Gaskell ~


There is no knowledge, no light, no wisdom that you are in possession of, but what you have received it from some source.
~By Brigham Young ~


Lessons of wisdom have the most power over us when they capture the heart through the groundwork of a story, which engages the passions.
~By Laurence Sterne ~


The seven wise men of Greece, so famous for their wisdom all the world over, acquired all that fame, each of them, by a single sentence consisting of two or three words.
~By Robert South ~


No one ever found wisdom without also being a fool. Writers, alas, have to be fools in public, while the rest of the human race can cover its tracks.
~By Erica Jong ~


The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotation.
~By Isaac D'Israeli ~


People always blame the girl; she should have said no. A monosyllable, but conventional wisdom has always been that boys can't manage it.
~By Anna Quindlen ~


Back of every mistaken venture and defeat is the laughter of wisdom, if you listen.
~By Carl Sandburg ~


Science gives us knowledge, but only philosophy can give us wisdom.
~By Will Durant ~


It may be assumed as an axiom that Providence has never gifted any political party with all of political wisdom or blinded it with all of political folly.
~By John George Nicolay ~


Theology in general seems to me a substitution of human ingenuity for divine wisdom.
~By Julia Ward Howe ~


The truest wisdom is a resolute determination.
~By Napoleon Bonaparte ~


The war... was an unnecessary condition of affairs, and might have been avoided if forebearance and wisdom had been practiced on both sides.
~By Robert E. Lee ~


Counsel woven into the fabric of real life is wisdom.
~By Walter Benjamin ~


Morality comes with the sad wisdom of age, when the sense of curiosity has withered.
~By Graham Greene ~


My past is my wisdom to use today... my future is my wisdom yet to experience. Be in the present because that is where life resides.
~By Gene Oliver ~


The greatest obstacle to being heroic is the doubt whether one may not be going to prove one's self a fool; the truest heroism is to resist the doubt; and the profoundest wisdom, to know when it ought to be resisted, and when it be obeyed.
~By Nathaniel Hawthorne ~


I do interviews because it's a chance to be myself. I sometimes wonder what I could have to say that would be of any interest. I don't have any great wisdom.
~By Parker Stevenson ~


This ceremony and the intellectual aura associated with the Nobel Prizes have grown from the wisdom of a practical chemist who wrote a remarkable will.
~By Stanford Moore ~


A wholesome oblivion of one's neighbours is the beginning of wisdom.
~By Richard Le Gallienne ~


Knowledge is going to make you stronger. Knowledge is going to let you control your life. Knowledge is going to give you the wisdom to teach their children. Knowledge is the thing that makes you smile in the face of disaster.
~By Avery Brooks ~


Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom.
~By Charles Spurgeon ~


Pessimism is only the name that men of weak nerves give to wisdom.
~By Bernard De Voto ~


Now that I am sixty, I see why the idea of elder wisdom has passed from currency.
~By John Updike ~


He was gifted with the sly, sharp instinct for self-preservation that passes for wisdom among the rich.
~By Evelyn Waugh ~


Whether the aim is in heaven or on earth, wisdom or wealth, the essential condition of its pursuit and attainment is always security and order.
~By Johan Huizinga ~


We have heeded no wisdom offering guidance.
~By Dora Russell ~


Lord, bless me with the ability to achieve all that I can, and the wisdom to realize it doesn't all have to be by tomorrow!
~By William Eardley IV ~


A monarchy conducted with infinite wisdom and infinite benevolence is the most perfect of all possible governments.
~By Ezra Stiles ~


I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


Wisdom is the knowledge of good and evil, not the strength to choose between the two.
~By John Cheever ~


The doors of wisdom are never shut.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
~By Socrates ~


Your aim will be knowledge and wisdom, not the reflected glamour of fame.
~By Abbott L. Lowell ~


All human wisdom is summed up in two words; wait and hope.
~By Alexandre Dumas ~


Through mutual understanding, sincerity and goodwill, and with great wisdom and broad views, the leaders on both sides should jointly initiate new opportunities for peace, stability, cooperation and mutual benefit.
~By Chen Shui-bian ~


Authority without wisdom is like a heavy ax without an edge, fitter to bruise than polish.
~By Anne Bradstreet ~


The truest greatness lies in being kind, the truest wisdom in a happy mind.
~By Ella Wheeler Wilcox ~


Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do as well as to talk; and to make our words and actions all of a color.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


Every nation whose affairs betray a want of wisdom and stability may calculate on every loss which can be sustained from the more systematic policy of its wiser neighbors.
~By James Madison ~


Your art kind of changes as you get older, by nature of the fact that you're hopefully gaining wisdom and you're starting to watch things with a better overview.
~By Sheryl Crow ~


If you were to offer a thirsty man all wisdom, you would not please him more than if you gave him a drink.
~By Sophocles ~


We are drowning in information, while starving for wisdom. The world henceforth will be run by synthesizers, people able to put together the right information at the right time, think critically about it, and make important choices wisely.
~By E. O. Wilson ~


I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions, not by my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge.
~By Igor Stravinsky ~


Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it.
~By David Starr Jordan ~


As I visited the various neighborhoods in the campaign, I learned fast that it's a mistake to think that all of the wisdom and possible solutions to our problems are available only in this building.
~By Jane Byrne ~


One of the most beautiful passages of Rousseau is that in the sixth book of Confessions, where he describes the awakening in him of the literary sense. Of such wisdom, the poetic passion, the desire of beauty, the love of art for its own sake, has most.
~By Walter Pater ~


I am a poor student sitting at the feet of giants, yearning for their wisdom and begging for lessons that might one day make me a complete artist, so that if all goes well, I may one day sit beside them.
~By Rod Taylor ~


You want people walking away from the conversation with some kernel of wisdom or some kind of impact.
~By Harry Dean Stanton ~


The virtue of justice consists in moderation, as regulated by wisdom.
~By Aristotle ~


The Divine wisdom has given us prayer, not as a means whereby to obtain the good things of earth, but as a means whereby we learn to do without them; not as a means whereby we escape evil, but as a means whereby we become strong to meet it.
~By Frederick William Robertson ~


Much wisdom often goes with fewest words.
~By Sophocles ~


Excellence, then, is a state concerned with choice, lying in a mean, relative to us, this being determined by reason and in the way in which the man of practical wisdom would determine it.
~By Aristotle ~


To think the world therefore a general Bedlam, or place of madmen, and oneself a physician, is the most necessary point of present wisdom: an important imagination, and the way to happiness.
~By Thomas Traherne ~


Much of the wisdom of one age, is the folly of the next.
~By Charles Simmons ~


Most of our pocket wisdom is conceived for the use of mediocre people, to discourage them from ambitious attempts, and generally console them in their mediocrity.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


Wisdom and goodness are twin-born, one heart must hold both sisters, never seen apart.
~By William Dean Howells ~


The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


Wisdom is the abstract of the past, but beauty is the promise of the future.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes ~


The ultimate wisdom which deals with beginnings, remains locked in a seed. There it lies, the simplest fact of the universe and at the same time the one which calls faith rather than reason.
~By Hal Borland ~


All human wisdom works and has worries and grief as reward.
~By Johann G. Hamann ~


Though sages may pour out their wisdom's treasure, there is no sterner moralist than pleasure.
~By Lord Byron ~


Vanity can easily overtake wisdom. It usually overtakes common sense.
~By Julian Casablancas ~


If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may prove to be our executioner.
~By Omar N. Bradley ~


In garden arrangement, as in all other kinds of decorative work, one has not only to acquire a knowledge of what to do, but also to gain some wisdom in perceiving what it is well to let alone.
~By Gertrude Jekyll ~


Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is the noble art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of non-essentials.
~By Lin Yutang ~


Education makes us more stupid than the brutes. A thousand voices call to us on every hand, but our ears are stopped with wisdom.
~By Jean Giraudoux ~


If God had sufficient wisdom and power to construct such a beautiful world as this, then we must admit that his wisdom and power are immeasurably greater than that of man, and hence he is qualified to reign as king.
~By Orson Pratt ~


I have tried at every point to seek God's wisdom on the decisions I made, and I made it my business to speak up on behalf of the things God tells us are important to Him.
~By Jesse Helms ~


If I don't have wisdom, I can teach you only ignorance.
~By Leo Buscaglia ~


Wisdom stands at the turn in the road and calls upon us publicly, but we consider it false and despise its adherents.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


I actually think with age comes some level of wisdom.
~By Nina Totenberg ~


Music is your own experience, your own thoughts, your wisdom. If you don't live it, it won't come out of your horn. They teach you there's a boundary line to music. But, man, there's no boundary line to art.
~By Charlie Parker ~


Some wisdom you must learn from one who's wise.
~By Euripides ~


I gave my beauty and my youth to men. I am going to give my wisdom and experience to animals.
~By Brigitte Bardot ~


True wisdom is less presuming than folly. The wise man doubteth often, and changeth his mind; the fool is obstinate, and doubteth not; he knoweth all things but his own ignorance.
~By Akhenaton ~

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