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Wisdom Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Wisdom

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To profit from good advice requires more wisdom than to give it.
~By Wilson Mizner ~


Peace is a fragile thing. It takes courage to secure it. It takes wisdom to maintain it.
~By Jenny Shipley ~


Conventional wisdom notwithstanding, there is no reason either in football or in poetry why the two should not meet in a man's life if he has the weight and cares about the words.
~By Archibald MacLeish ~


Wisdom is oftentimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar.
~By William Wordsworth ~


It is not white hair that engenders wisdom.
~By Menander ~


Wisdom doesn't necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself.
~By Tom Wilson ~


Books are but waste paper unless we spend in action the wisdom we get from thought - asleep. When we are weary of the living, we may repair to the dead, who have nothing of peevishness, pride, or design in their conversation.
~By William Butler Yeats ~


It is a characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


Cunning... is but the low mimic of wisdom.
~By Plato ~


Wisdom and understanding can only become the possession of individual men by travelling the old road of observation, attention, perseverance, and industry.
~By Samuel Smiles ~


One of the greatest pieces of economic wisdom is to know what you do not know.
~By John Kenneth Galbraith ~


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 ~


If they can prove that I am wrong by that time, I will give it up to their wisdom, but not after to any one's judgment, till I see the end of another year; for the Lord will begin with a new century; and I will see what he will do, before I will hearken to any man's judgment.
~By Joanna Southcott ~


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


There are three methods to gaining wisdom. The first is reflection, which is the highest. The second is limitation, which is the easiest. The third is experience, which is the bitterest.
~By Confucius ~


What we call wisdom is the result of all the wisdom of past ages. Our best institutions are like young trees growing upon the roots of the old trunks that have crumbled away.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


Wisdom prepares for the worst, but folly leaves the worst for the day when it comes.
~By Richard Cecil ~


Wisdom is always an overmatch for strength.
~By Phil Jackson ~


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 ~


The enemy of the conventional wisdom is not ideas but the march of events.
~By John Kenneth Galbraith ~


In wisdom gathered over time I have found that every experience is a form of exploration.
~By Ansel Adams ~


Your law may be perfect, your knowledge of human affairs may be such as to enable you to apply it with wisdom and skill, and yet without individual acquaintance with men, their haunts and habits, the pursuit of the profession becomes difficult, slow, and expensive.
~By William Dunbar ~


The left has come to regard common sense - the traditional wisdom and folkways of the community - as an obstacle to progress and enlightenment.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


The result showed the wisdom of your orders.
~By John Bigelow ~


The more I work with the body, keeping my assumptions in a temporary state of reservation, the more I appreciate and sympathize with a given disease. The body no longer appears as a sick or irrational demon, but as a process with its own inner logic and wisdom.
~By George MacDonald ~


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


Memory is not wisdom; idiots can by rote repeat volumes. Yet what is wisdom without memory?
~By Martin Farquhar Tupper ~


Wisdom consists not so much in knowing what to do in the ultimate as knowing what to do next.
~By Herbert Hoover ~


The all-seeing eye of God beheld our deplorable state; infinite pity touched the heart of the Father of mercies; and infinite wisdom laid the plan of our recovery.
~By David Brainerd ~


Doubt is the vestibule through which all must pass before they can enter into the temple of wisdom.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


But the Wisdom of God, which is His only-begotten Son, being in all respects incapable of change or alteration, and every good quality in Him being essential, and such as cannot be changed and converted, His glory is therefore declared to be pure and sincere.
~By Origen ~


One reason the human race has such a low opinion of itself is that it gets so much of its wisdom from writers.
~By Wilfrid Sheed ~


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 ~


Knowledge is the consequence of time, and multitude of days are fittest to teach wisdom.
~By Jeremy Collier ~


It seems to me that, in every culture, I come across a chapter headed "Wisdom." And then I know exactly what is going to follow: "Vanity of vanities, all is vanity."
~By Ludwig Wittgenstein ~


Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom; and a great empire and little minds go ill together.
~By Edmund Burke ~


The pine stays green in winter... wisdom in hardship.
~By Norman Douglas ~


Wisdom is that apprehension of heavenly things to which the spirit rises through love.
~By Honore de Balzac ~


As far as feeling freedom in my career now versus five years ago... I think if I feel any more free it's simply because of the experiences that I've had, and the wisdom I've accumulated from that time.
~By Mary Chapin Carpenter ~


The current wisdom now is that if the three networks are covering the news the same way the difference is the anchor people. I think that won't be true in the future.
~By Roone Arledge ~


Always keep your mind as bright and clear as the vast sky, the great ocean, and the highest peak, empty of all thoughts. Always keep your body filled with light and heat. Fill yourself with the power of wisdom and enlightenment.
~By Morihei Ueshiba ~


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 ~


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


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


In order to have wisdom we must have ignorance.
~By Theodore Dreiser ~


To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living.
~By Herman Melville ~


It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf.
~By Walter Lippmann ~


I prefer the folly of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom.
~By Anatole France ~


Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.
~By Buddha ~


You can practice to attain knowledge, but you can't practice to attain wisdom.
~By Herbie Hancock ~


Books are the ever burning lamps of accumulated wisdom.
~By George William Curtis ~


In seeking wisdom thou art wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it - thou art a fool.
~By Lord Chesterfield ~


If you have the guts to keep making mistakes, your wisdom and intelligence leap forward with huge momentum.
~By Holly Near ~


The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages is preserved into perpetuity by a nation's proverbs, fables, folk sayings and quotations.
~By William Feather ~


Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.
~By Elbert Hubbard ~


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 ~


Old myths, old gods, old heroes have never died. They are only sleeping at the bottom of our mind, waiting for our call. We have need for them. They represent the wisdom of our race.
~By Stanley Kunitz ~


To make no mistakes is not in the power of man; but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future.
~By Plutarch ~


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 ~


The Founding Fathers in their wisdom decided that children were an unnatural strain on parents. So they provided jails called schools, equipped with tortures called an education.
~By John Updike ~


More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not forsake us.
~By George Eliot ~


Books give not wisdom where none was before. But where some is, there reading makes it more.
~By Elizabeth Hardwick ~


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 ~


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


Life is the only real counselor; wisdom unfiltered through personal experience does not become a part of the moral tissue.
~By Edith Wharton ~


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 ~


To avoid entangling alliances has been a maxim of our policy ever since the days of Washington, and its wisdom no one will attempt to dispute.
~By James Buchanan ~


Those who improve with age embrace the power of personal growth and personal achievement and begin to replace youth with wisdom, innocence with understanding, and lack of purpose with self-actualization.
~By Bo Bennett ~


However glorious an action in itself, it ought not to pass for great if it be not the effect of wisdom and intention.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


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


The beginning of wisdom is to desire it.
~By Solomon Ibn Gabirol ~


Our own physical body possesses a wisdom which we who inhabit the body lack. We give it orders which make no sense.
~By Henry Miller ~


We do not sit as a superlegislature to weigh the wisdom of legislation.
~By William O. Douglas ~


The attempt to combine wisdom and power has only rarely been successful and then only for a short while.
~By Albert Einstein ~


It is good even for old men to learn wisdom.
~By Aeschylus ~


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


The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living, which are to be desired when dying.
~By Norman Douglas ~


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


Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.
~By Alfred Lord Tennyson ~


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


I think in conventional magazine wisdom, you need to have a redesign every decade or so.
~By Timothy White ~


Doubt the conventional wisdom unless you can verify it with reason and experiment.
~By Steve Albini ~


Wisdom is a sacred communion.
~By Victor Hugo ~


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 ~


Patience is the companion of wisdom.
~By Saint Augustine ~


Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
~By Theodore Isaac Rubin ~


The greatest wisdom is to realize one's lack of it.
~By Konstantin Stanislavisky ~


Gray hairs are signs of wisdom if you hold your tongue, speak and they are but hairs, as in the young.
~By Rabindranath Tagore ~


Writing is no dying art form in America because most published writers here accept the wisdom and the necessity of encouraging the talent that follows in their footsteps.
~By Elizabeth George ~


Great wisdom is generous; petty wisdom is contentious.
~By Zhuangzi ~


And I pray thee, loving Jesus, that as Thou hast graciously given me to drink in with delight the words of Thy knowledge, so Thou wouldst mercifully grant me to attain one day to Thee, the fountain of all wisdom and to appear forever before Thy face.
~By Venerable Bede ~


Wisdom is learning what to overlook.
~By William James ~


I find that to be a fool as to worldly wisdom, and to commit my cause to God, not fearing to offend men, who take offence at the simplicity of truth, is the only way to remain unmoved at the sentiments of others.
~By John Woolman ~


Wisdom is the power to put our time and our knowledge to the proper use.
~By Thomas J. Watson ~


Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good, to the praise that deceives them.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


Nine-tenths of wisdom is being wise in time.
~By Theodore Roosevelt ~


We all admire the wisdom of people who come to us for advice.
~By Arthur Helps ~


Kisses are a better fate than wisdom.
~By e. e. cummings ~


Full of wisdom are the ordinations of fate.
~By Friedrich Schiller ~


Wisdom sails with wind and time.
~By John Florio ~

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April 22 ,2021
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