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Lord, give us the wisdom to utter words that are gentle and tender, for tomorrow we may have to eat them.
~By Mo Udall ~


To light one candle to God and another to the Devil is the principle of wisdom.
~By Jose Bergamin ~


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 ~


Some of the best lessons we ever learn are learned from past mistakes. The error of the past is the wisdom and success of the future.
~By Dale Turner ~


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


Now all the knowledge and wisdom that is in creatures, whether angels or men, is nothing else but a participation of that one eternal, immutable and increased wisdom of God.
~By Ralph Cudworth ~


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


It is not from reason that justice springs, but goodness is born of wisdom.
~By Maurice Maeterlinck ~


The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


We thought, because we had power, we had wisdom.
~By Stephen Vincent Benet ~


Wisdom, prudence, forethought, these are essential. But not second to these that noble courage which adventures the right, and leaves the consequences to God.
~By Robert Dale Owen ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
~By Baltasar Gracian ~


Moderation is the inseparable companion of wisdom, but with it genius has not even a nodding acquaintance.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


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 ~


Any successful nominee should possess both the temperament to interpret the law and the wisdom to do so fairly. The next Supreme Court Justice should have a record of protecting individual rights and a strong willingness to put aside any political agenda.
~By Bennie Thompson ~


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


It's very hard to know what wisdom is.
~By James Hillman ~


Genius unrefined resembles a flash of lightning, but wisdom is like the sun.
~By Franz Grillparzer ~


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 ~


Silence and reserve will give anyone a reputation for wisdom.
~By Myrtle Reed ~


In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
~By George Eliot ~


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 ~


We give advice, but we cannot give the wisdom to profit by it.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


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


Instead of looking at life as a narrowing funnel, we can see it ever widening to choose the things we want to do, to take the wisdom we've learned and create something.
~By Liz Carpenter ~


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 ~


He whose wisdom cannot help him, gets no good from being wise.
~By Quintus Ennius ~


A man may learn wisdom even from a foe.
~By Aristophanes ~


Humility is the only true wisdom by which we prepare our minds for all the possible changes of life.
~By George Arliss ~


A proverb is the wisdom of many and the wit of one.
~By Lord John Russell ~


Wisdom finds its literary expression in wisdom literature.
~By Paul Ricoeur ~


Pain and foolishness lead to great bliss and complete knowledge, for Eternal Wisdom created nothing under the sun in vain.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


At sixty, I know little more about wisdom than I did at thirty, but I know a great deal more about folly.
~By Mason Cooley ~


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


Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers. In the perfect stranger we perceive man himself; the image of a God is not disguised by resemblances to an uncle or doubts of wisdom of a mustache.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
~By Isaac Asimov ~


The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depends upon himself, and not upon other men, has adopted the very best plan for living happily. This is the man of moderation, the man of manly character and of wisdom.
~By Plato ~


A man of strength and wisdom, John Paul became an inspiration to generations of both Catholics and non-Catholics throughout the world by encouraging freedom, promoting peace and respecting all faiths.
~By Greg Walden ~


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


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


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 ~


Does wisdom perhaps appear on the earth as a raven which is inspired by the smell of carrion?
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


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


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 ~


Who in their infinite wisdom decreed that Little League uniforms be white? Certainly not a mother.
~By Erma Bombeck ~


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


Wisdom outweighs any wealth.
~By Sophocles ~


Tragedy is a tool for the living to gain wisdom, not a guide by which to live.
~By Robert Kennedy ~


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 ~


In youth and beauty, wisdom is but rare!
~By Homer ~


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 ~


Children also have artistic ability, and there is wisdom in there having it! The more helpless they are, the more instructive are the examples they furnish us; and they must be preserved free of corruption from an early age.
~By Paul Klee ~


Women always excel men in that sort of wisdom which comes from experience. To be a woman is in itself a terrible experience.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


It is astonishing what force, purity, and wisdom it requires for a human being to keep clear of falsehoods.
~By Margaret Fuller ~


We have no words for speaking of wisdom to the stupid. He who understands the wise is wise already.
~By Georg C. Lichtenberg ~


Conventional wisdom holds that setting a timetable for getting American troops out of Iraq would be a mistake.
~By Nick Clooney ~


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


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


Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.
~By Juvenal ~


It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


The weak have remedies, the wise have joys; superior wisdom is superior bliss.
~By Edward Young ~


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


Wisdom alone is the science of other sciences.
~By Plato ~


Memory is the mother of all wisdom.
~By Aeschylus ~


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 ~


I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


To comprehend the Wisdom of this Injunction the better, and explain the Duty before us, it should be considered, that Government is the only Means by which human Happiness can be attained.
~By Charles Inglis ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Wisdom is humble that he knows no more.
~By William Cowper ~


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 ~


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


Kindness is wisdom.
~By Philip James Bailey ~


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 ~


Great wisdom is generous; petty wisdom is contentious. Great speech is impassioned, small speech cantankerous.
~By Zhuang Zi ~


Yale is a crucible in American life for the accommodation of intellectual achievement, of wisdom, of refinement, with the democratic ideals of openness, of social justice and of equal opportunity.
~By Benno C. Schmidt, Jr. ~


Wisdom lies neither in fixity nor in change, but in the dialectic between the two.
~By Octavio Paz ~


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


Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd have preferred to talk.
~By Doug Larson ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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

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