Wisdom Quotes

Benjamin disraeli - the wisdom of the wise and the experience of the...
Wisdom begins in wonder.
Socrates

As the kindled fire consumes the fuel, so in the flame of wisdom the embers of action are burnt to ashes.
Bhagavad Gita
It is astonishing what force, purity, and wisdom it requires for a human being to keep clear of falsehoods.
Margaret Fulle
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
Socrates
Chuang - tzu - great wisdom is generous petty wisdom is...

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
Thomas Jefferson
Silence is as full of potential wisdom and wit as the unhewn marble of a great sculpture.
Aldous Huxley
Ours is a world of nuclear giants and ethical infants. If we continue to develop our technology without wisdom or prudence, our servant may prove to be our executioner.
Omar Bradley
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
Misfortunes leave wounds which bleed drop by drop even in sleep thus little by little they train man by force and dispose him to wisdom in spite of himself. Man must learn to think of himself as a limited and dependent being and only suffering teaches him this.
Simone Weil
Experiences are savings which a miser puts aside. Wisdom is an inheritance which a wastrel cannot exhaust.
Karl Kraus
William hazlitt - to think ill of mankind, and not to wish ill to...
I believe that all wisdom consists in caring immensely for a few right things, and not caring a straw about the rest.
John Buchan
Our happiness depends on wisdom all the way.
Sophocles
We thought, because we had power, we had wisdom.
Stephen Vincent Benet, Litany for Dictatorships, 1935
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.
Akhenaton
The end of wisdom is to dream high enough to lose the dream in the seeking of it.
William Faulkne
In youth men are apt to write more wisely than they really know or feel and the remainder of life may be not idly spent in realizing and convincing themselves of the wisdom which they uttered long ago.
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Some men look at constitutions with sanctimonious reverence... too sacred to be touched. They ascribe to the men of the preceding age a wisdom more than human, and suppose what they did to be beyond amendment.
Thomas Jefferson
People far prefer happiness to wisdom, but that is like wanting to be immortal without getting older.
Sydney Harris
Apothegms are portable wisdom, the quintessential extracts of thought and feelings.
R. W. Alge
We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it - And stop there lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove - Lid. She will never sit down on a hot stove - Lid again - And that is well but also she will never sit down on a cold one anymore.
Mark Twain
Behold, my son, with what little wisdom the world is ruled.
Count Axel Gustafson Oxenstierna
Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.
Greek Prove
In the frank expression of conflicting opinions lies the greatest promise of wisdom in governmental action.
Louis D. Brandeis
Life is the only real counselor wisdom unfiltered through personal experience does not become a part of the moral tissue.
Edith Newbold Jones Wharton
I am sure of this, that by going much alone a man will get more of a noble courage in thought and word than from all the wisdom that is in books.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Innocence dwells with Wisdom, but never with Ignorance.
William Blake
Some people take more care to hide their wisdom than their folly.
Jonathan Swift
The best mind might be the wisest mind if it were a mind alone that produces wisdom.
Author Unknown
Knowledge can be communicated, but wisdom cannot. A man can find it, he can live it, he can be filled and sustained by it, but he cannot utter or teach it.
Hermann Hesse
All is but lip - wisdom which wants experience.
Sir Philip Sidney
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the ordinary.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
Epicurus
Wisdom comes with winters.
Oscar Wildedmissions literature at Colby College.
It is the province of knowledge to speak and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
They must often change who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.
Confucius, Analects
The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotation.
Benjamin Disraeli
Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge Where is the knowledge we have lost in information.
T. S. Eliot