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Learning sleeps and snores in libraries, but wisdom is everywhere, wide awake, on tiptoe.
~By Josh Billings ~


It is costly wisdom that is bought by experience.
~By Roger Ascham ~


Experiences are savings which a miser puts aside. Wisdom is an inheritance which a wastrel cannot exhaust.
~By Karl Kraus ~


God, give us grace to accept with serenity the things that cannot be changed, courage to change the things which should be changed and the wisdom to distinguish the one from the other.
~By Reinhold Niebuhr ~


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 ~


Both in thought and in feeling, even though time be real, to realise the unimportance of time is the gate of wisdom.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


God in His wisdom has decided that He will reward no works but His own.
~By Johannes Tauler ~


Turn your wounds into wisdom.
~By Oprah Winfrey ~


The wisdom of man never yet contrived a system of taxation that would operate with perfect equality.
~By Andrew Jackson ~


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 ~


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 ~


The world has achieved brilliance without wisdom, power without conscience. Our is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants.
~By Omar N. Bradley ~


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


The key to wisdom is this - constant and frequent questioning, for by doubting we are led to question and by questioning we arrive at the truth.
~By Peter Abelard ~


But what is liberty without wisdom, and without virtue? It is the greatest of all possible evils; for it is folly, vice, and madness, without tuition or restraint.
~By Edmund Burke ~


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 ~


Has fortune dealt you some bad cards. Then let wisdom make you a good gamester.
~By Francis Quarles ~


Man is wise and constantly in quest of more wisdom; but 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 forth faith rather than reason.
~By Hal Borland ~


What is all wisdom save a collection of platitudes?
~By Norman Douglas ~


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 ~


A short saying often contains much wisdom.
~By Sophocles ~


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


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


Putting is like wisdom - partly a natural gift and partly the accumulation of experience.
~By Arnold Palmer ~


Enraging liberals is simply one of the more enjoyable side effects of my wisdom.
~By Rush Limbaugh ~


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


Unhappy is that Grandeur which makes us too great to be good; and that Wit which sets us at a distance from true Wisdom.
~By Mary Astell ~


Teach you children poetry; it opens the mind, lends grace to wisdom and makes the heroic virtues hereditary.
~By Walter Scott ~


The hunger for facile wisdom is the root of all false philosophy.
~By George Santayana ~


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


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


Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
~By Ludwig van Beethoven ~


The clouds may drop down titles and estates, and wealth may seek us, but wisdom must be sought.
~By Edward Young ~


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


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


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 ~


Wisdom is nothing but a preparation of the soul, a capacity, a secret art of thinking, feeling and breathing thoughts of unity at every moment of life.
~By Herman Hesse ~


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


Raising children is an incredibly hard and risky business in which no cumulative wisdom is gained: each generation repeats the mistakes the previous one made.
~By Bill Cosby ~


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


True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.
~By Socrates ~


Evil can be a teacher, if you look at the wisdom of its negative power.
~By Tom Brown, Jr. ~


For all my education, accomplishments, and so called 'wisdom'... I can't fathom my own heart.
~By Michael Caine ~


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 ~


True wisdom listens more, talks less and can get along with all types of people.
~By Kiana Tom ~


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 ~


Wisdom denotes the pursuing of the best ends by the best means.
~By Francis Hutcheson ~


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 ~


There is a difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man is really so; but he that thinks himself the wisest is generally the greatest fool.
~By Francis Bacon ~


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 ~


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


I look forward to a great future for America - a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose.
~By John F. Kennedy ~


If the highest things are unknowable, then the highest capacity or virtue of man cannot be theoretical wisdom.
~By Leo Strauss ~


Without wisdom, the future has no meaning, no valuable purpose.
~By Herbie Hancock ~


They would need to be already wise, in order to love wisdom.
~By Friedrich Schiller ~


Wisdom allows nothing to be good that will not be so forever; no man to be happy but he that needs no other happiness than what he has within himself; no man to be great or powerful that is not master of himself.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart.
~By Charles Dickens ~


I'm not a money manager, but I can tell you what the conventional wisdom is. The younger you are, the more risk you can take on.
~By Maria Bartiromo ~


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


Beauty, the eternal Spouse of the Wisdom of God and Angel of his Presence thru' all creation.
~By Robert Bridges ~


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


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 ~


Science is always discovering odd scraps of magical wisdom and making a tremendous fuss about its cleverness.
~By Aleister Crowley ~


There is no pain equal to that which two lovers can inflict on one another. This should be made clear to all who contemplate such a union. The avoidance of this pain is the beginning of wisdom, for it is strong enough to contaminate the rest of our lives.
~By Cyril Connolly ~


Mainstream media tend to just mouth the conventional wisdom, to see everything through the filter of right and left.
~By Arianna Huffington ~


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 ~


The first point of wisdom is to discern that which is false; the second, to know that which is true.
~By Lactantius ~


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


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 ~


I'll come to you with gifts of knowledge, wisdom and truth.
~By Barry White ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


They are few in the midst of an overwhelming mass of brute force, and their submission is wisdom; but for a nation like England to submit to be robbed by any invader who chooses to visit her shores seemed to me to be nonsense.
~By George Combe ~


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 ~


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


Practical wisdom is only to be learned in the school of experience. Precepts and instruction are useful so far as they go, but, without the discipline of real life, they remain of the nature of theory only.
~By Samuel Smiles ~


I have no agenda except to be funny. Neither I or the writers profess to offer any worldly wisdom.
~By Julia Louis Dreyfus ~


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


To think ill of mankind and not wish ill to them, is perhaps the highest wisdom and virtue.
~By William Hazlitt ~


I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled poets to write their poetry, but a kind of instinct or inspiration, such as you find in seers and prophets who deliver all their sublime messages without knowing in the least what they mean.
~By Socrates ~


My aim, then, was to whip the rebels, to humble their pride, to follow them to their inmost recesses, and make them fear and dread us. Fear is the beginning of wisdom.
~By William Tecumseh Sherman ~


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


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 ~


The most important lesson of New Labour is this: Every time we made progress we did it by challenging the conventional wisdom.
~By Ed Miliband ~


There is this difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man, really is so; but he that thinks himself the wisest, is generally the greatest fool.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants. People have the right to expect that these wants will be provided for by this wisdom.
~By Jimmy Carter ~


Wisdom too often never comes, and so one ought not to reject it merely because it comes late.
~By Felix Frankfurter ~


Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
~By Francis Bacon ~


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


A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
~By Francis Bacon ~


I keep my friends as misers do their treasure, because, of all the things granted us by wisdom, none is greater or better than friendship.
~By Pietro Aretino ~


In the frank expression of conflicting opinions lies the greatest promise of wisdom in governmental action.
~By Louis D. Brandeis ~


Rightly defined philosophy is simply the love of wisdom.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


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 ~

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