Wisdom Quotes

Martin h. fische - knowledge is a process of piling up facts wisdom...
Before we acquire great power, we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nine - Tenths of wisdom consists in being wise in time.
Theodore Roosevelt
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.
Hal Borland
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
Tryon edwards - where duty is plain, delay is both foolish and...

It is the part of wisdom to keep your word and the part of folly to count on other people keeping theirs.
Richard Needham
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
Keep me away from the wisdom that does not cry, the philosophy which does not laugh and the greatness which does not bow before children.
Kahlil Gibran
The best mind might be the wisest mind if it were a mind alone that produces wisdom.
Author Unknown
Philosopher A lover of wisdom, which is to say, Truth.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
Books give not wisdome where none was before, But where some is, there reading makes it more.
Sir John Harington
Oliver wendell holmes - it is the province of knowledge to speak and it...
Behold, my son, with what little wisdom the world is ruled.
Count Axel Gustafson Oxenstierna
Deep doubts, deep wisdom; small doubts, little wisdom.
Chinese Prove
A grain of gold will gild a great surface, but not so much as a grain of wisdom. - From Live Without Principle.
Henry David Thoreau
Our own physical body possesses a wisdom which we who inhabit the body lack.
Henry Mille
Great wisdom is generous; petty wisdom is contentious. Great speech is impassioned, small speech cantankerous.
Chuang - Tzu, On Leveling All Things
Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Thomas Jefferson
Memory is not wisdom; idiots can by rote repeat volumes. Yet what is wisdom without memory?
Martin Tuppe
Wisdom is perishable. Unlike information or knowledge, it cannot be stored in a computer or recorded in a book. It expires with each passing generation.
Sid Taylo
The only infallible criterion of wisdom to vulgar minds - - Success.
Edmund Burke
Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants. Men have right that these wants should be provided for, including the want of a sufficient restraint upon their passions.
Edmund Burke
There is no wisdom without love.
N. Sri Ram
Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living the other helps you make a life.
Sandra Carey
It requires wisdom to understand wisdom the music is nothing if the audience is deaf.
Walter Lippmann
No man is wiser for his learning, wit and wisdom are born with a man.
John Selden
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
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Immanuel Kant
Force without wisdom falls of its own weight.
Horace, Odes
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Socrates
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.
Sir Francis Bacon
You can buy education, but wisdom is a gift from God.
Author Unknown
I offer you peace. I offer you love. I offer you friendship. I see your beauty. I hear your need. I feel your feelings. My wisdom flows from the Highest Source. I salute that Source in you. Let us work together for unity and love.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Who knows why we live, and struggle, and die... Wise men write many books, in words too hard to understand. But this, the purpose of our lives, the end of all our struggle, is beyond all human wisdom.
Alan Stewart Paton
To wisdom belongs the intellectual apprehension of things eternal; to knowledge, the rational apprehension of things temporal.
Saint Augustine
Life is the only real counselor wisdom unfiltered through personal experience does not become a part of the moral tissue.
Edith Newbold Jones Wharton
It is the ultimate wisdom of the mountains that a man is never more a man than when he is striving for what is beyond his grasp.
James Ramsey
Supreme happiness will be the greatest cause of misery, and the perfection of wisdom the occassion of folly.
Leonardo DaVinci, The notebooks of Leonardo DaVinci by Macurdy
Wisdom too often never comes, and so one ought not to reject it merely because it comes late.
Felix Frankfurte