Wisdom Quotes

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I see no wisdom in saving up indignation for a rainy day.
Heywood

All free governments are managed by the combined wisdom and folly of the people.
James Abram Garfield
A loving heart is the truest wisdom.
Charles Dickens
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.
Samuel Smiles
Saint augustine - patience is the companion of wisdom....

Dost thou not know, my son, with how little wisdom the world is governed?
Count Oxenstierna
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.
Reinhold Niebuhr, in a sermon in 1943
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
The wise through excess of wisdom is made a fool.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Solitude is the best nurse of wisdom.
Laurence Sterne
The beginning of wisdom is calling things by their right names.
Chinese Prove
Woody allen,
What is all wisdom save a collection of platitudes? But the man who orders his life according to their teachings cannot go far wrong.
Norman Douglas
Great wisdom is generous petty wisdom is contentious. Great speech is impassioned, small speech cantankerous.
Chuang - Tzu
Wisdom born of experience should tell us that war is obsolete. There may have been a time when war served as a negative good by preventing the spread and growth of an evil force... If we assume that life is worth living, if we assume that mankind has the right to survive, then we must find an alternative to war.
Martin Luther King Jr., The Christmas Sermon On Peace in on Dec 24, 1967
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.
Jimi Hendrix
It is not the rich man you should properly call happy, but him who knows how to use with wisdom the blessings of the gods, to endure hard poverty, and who fears dishonor worse than death, and is not afraid to die for cherished friends or fatherland.
Horace, Odes
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Socrates
The aim of science is not to open the door to infinite wisdom, but to set a limit to infinite error.
Bertolt Brecht, The life of Galileo
Force without wisdom falls of its own weight.
Horace, Odes
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.
Socrates
Gray hair is a sign of age, not wisdom.
Greek Prove
Wisdom too often never comes, and so one ought not to reject it merely because it comes late.
Felix Frankfurte
A great memory is never made synonymous with wisdom, any more than a dictionary would be called a treatise.
John Henry Cardinal Newman
Great wisdom is generous; petty wisdom is contentious. Great speech is impassioned, small speech cantankerous.
Chuang - Tzu, On Leveling All Things
It is the first step of wisdom to recognize that the major advances in civilization are processes which all but wreck the society in which they occur.
George Whitehead
It is the part of wisdom to keep your word and the part of folly to count on other people keeping theirs.
Richard Needham
Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.
Ron Wild
Accuse not nature, she hath done her partDo thou but thine, and be not diffidentOf wisdom, she deserts thee not, if thouDismiss not her, when most thou needest her nigh, By attributing overmuch to thingsLess excellent, as thou thyself perceivest.
John Milton
It is astonishing what force, purity, and wisdom it requires for a human being to keep clear of falsehoods.
Margaret Fulle
One of the greatest pieces of economic wisdom is to know what you do not know.
John Kenneth Galbraith
In seeking wisdom thou are wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it thou are a fool.
Rabbi Ben - Azai
Like an ability or a muscle, hearing your inner wisdom is strengthened by doing it.
Robbie Gass
Our own physical body possesses a wisdom which we who inhabit the body lack.
Henry Mille
Philosopher A lover of wisdom, which is to say, Truth.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
Wisdom is supreme therefore make a full effort to get wisdom. Esteem her and she will exalt your embrace her and she will honor you.
Proverbs 47 - 8
The extreme limit of wisdom - - That is what the public calls madness.
Jean Cocteau
Common sense in an uncommon degree and is what the world calls wisdom.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Until divinity decides to reveal the future to human kind, the sum of all human wisdom is contained in these two words: Wait and Hope.
Alexandre Dumas, Translation from "The Count of Monte Cristo".