Wisdom Quotes

Benno c. schmidt, jr. - yale is a crucible in american life for the...
Let the Word of Christ dwell in you richly, as you teach and admonish one another in all wisdom, and as you sing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs with thankfulness in your hearts to God.
Bible, Colossians 3: 16

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.
Buddha
Our humanity is trapped by moral adolescents. We have too many men of science, too few men of God. The world has achieved brilliance without wisdom and power without conscience.
General Omar Bradley
Our wisdom comes usually from our experience, and our experience comes largely from our experience.
Author Unknown
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Doubt is the vestibule through which all must pass before they can enter into the temple of wisdom.
Charles Caleb Colton
A man may learn wisdom even from a foe.
Aristophanes
Never hire or promote in your own image. It is foolish to replicate your strength and idiotic to replicate your weakness. 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.
Dee W. Hock, Fast Company
Wisdom begins in wonder.
Socrates
He that breaks a thing to find out what it is has left the path of wisdom.
J. R. R. Tolkien, Spoken by Gandalf
To profit from good advice requires more wisdom than to give it.
Churton Collins
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I see no wisdom in saving up indignation for a rainy day.
Heywood
Philosopher A lover of wisdom, which is to say, Truth.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
Great wisdom is generous; petty wisdom is contentious. Great speech is impassioned, small speech cantankerous.
Chuang - Tzu, On Leveling All Things
To know when to be generous and when to be firm - - This is wisdom.
Elbert Hubbard
Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is a nobler art of leaving things undoneThe wisdom of life consists in the elimination of nonessentials.
Lin Yutang
It is astonishing with how little wisdom mankind can be governed, when that little wisdom is its own.
W. R. Inge
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.
Dr. Dale E. Turne
Above all, we must abolish hope in the heart of man. A calm despair, without angry convulsions, without reproaches to Heaven, is the essence of wisdom.
Alfred Victor Vigny
I was very strange back then. I could see I had problems. I would sit in a closet a lot of the time and not come out, or I would sit up on top of my desk, or under my desk, or do weird things like get my wisdom teeth out and bleed all over the hallways.
Tim Burton, Burton On Burton
Wisdom is the principal thing, therefore get wisdom; and with all thy getting, get understanding.
Bible, Proverbs, 4: 7
I believe that all wisdom consists in caring immensely for a few right things, and not caring a straw about the rest.
John Buchan
It requires wisdom to understand wisdom the music is nothing if the audience is deaf.
Walter Lippmann
These days people seek knowledge, not wisdom. Knowledge is of the past, wisdom is of the future.
Vernon Coope
Silence is as full of potential wisdom and wit as the unhewn marble of a great sculpture.
Aldous Huxley
Man lowers his head and lunges into civilization, forgetting the days of his infancy when he sought truth in a snowflake or a stick. Man forgets the wisdom of the child.
Jack Kerouac
Knowing others is intelligence knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength, mastering yourself is true power.
Lao Tzu
There is no wisdom without love.
N. Sri Ram
Most things break, including hearts. The lessons of life amount not to wisdom, but to scar tissue and callus.
Walter Stegne
The attempt to combine wisdom and power has only rarely been successful and then only for a short while.
Albert Einstein
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.
Jimi Hendrix
Our wisdom comes from our experience, and our experience comes from our foolishness.
Sacha Guitry
The arts are the servant wisdom its master.
Seneca
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Immanuel Kant
In the frank expression of conflicting opinions lies the greatest promise of wisdom in governmental action.
Louis D. Brandeis
Animals, in their generation, are wiser than the sons of men but their wisdom is confined to a few particulars, and lies in a very narrow compass.
Joseph Addison
The beginning of wisdom is calling things by their right names.
Chinese Prove
Wisdom is ofttimes nearer when we stoop Than when we soar.
William Wordsworth