Wisdom Quotes

Bill clinton, 2004 democratic convention speech - strength and wisdom are not opposing values....
No man is wiser for his learning, wit and wisdom are born with a man.
John Selden

Nine - Tenths of wisdom consists in being wise in time.
Theodore Roosevelt
Morality is temporary, wisdom is permanent.
Hunter S. Thompson, Kingdom of Fea
The arts are the servant wisdom its master.
Seneca
Pessimism is only the name that men of weak nerve give to wisdom.
Mark Twain

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.
Benno C. Schmidt, Jr.
The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations.
Benjamin Disraeli
Edward de bono, textbook of wisdom - cleverness is like a lens with a very sharp...
I sit beside my lonely fire and pray for wisdom yet for calmness to remember or courage to forget.
Charles Hamilton Aide
Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?
T. S. Eliot, The Rock
Jane austen, from a letter to her niece, november 18, 1814 - wisdom is better than wit, and in the long run...
A prudent question is one - Half of wisdom.
Francis Bacon
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
I mean to live my life an obedient man, but obedient to God, subservient to the wisdom of my ancestors never to the authority of political truths arrived at yesterday at the voting booth.
William Frank Buckley, Jr.
Wisdom denotes the pursuing of the best ends by the best means.
Francis Hutcheson
The wise through excess of wisdom is made a fool.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A great memory is never made synonymous with wisdom, any more than a dictionary would be called a treatise.
John Henry Cardinal Newman
It is the province of knowledge to speak, It is the privledge of wisdom to listen.
Christine Lane
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Immanuel Kant
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
Nature never says one thing, Wisdom another.
Juvenal
Some people come into our lives and quickly go. Some people move our souls to dance. They awaken us to a new understanding with the passing whisper of their wisdom. Some people make the sky more beautiful to gaze upon. They stay in our lives for awhile.
Unknown
Perhaps we are wiser, less foolish and more far - Seeing than we were two hundred years ago. But we are still imperfect in all these things, and since the turn of the century it has been remarked that neither wisdom nor virtue have increased as rapidly as the need for both.
Joseph Wood Krutch
He that breaks a thing to find out what it is has left the path of wisdom.
J. R. R. Tolkien, Spoken by Gandalf
A man never reaches that dizzy height of wisdom that he can no longer be led by the nose.
Mark Twain
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
Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.
Sandra Carey
Science at best is not wisdom it is knowledge. Wisdom is knowledge tempered with judgment.
Lord Ritchie - Calde
Philosopher A lover of wisdom, which is to say, Truth.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
The experience to be gathered from books, Though often valuable, is but of the nature of learning Whereas the experience gained from actual life, Is of the nature of wisdom And a small store of the latter Is worth vastly more than a stock of the former.
Samuel Smiles
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
Pain and foolishness lead to great bliss and complete knowledge, for Eternal Wisdom created nothing under the sun in vain.
Kahlil Gibran
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
All is but lip - wisdom which wants experience.
Sir Philip Sidney
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".
In the frank expression of conflicting opinions lies the greatest promise of wisdom in governmental action.
Louis D. Brandeis
There is no happiness where there is no wisdom; No wisdom but in submission to the gods. Big words are always punished, And proud men in old age learn to be wise.
Sophocles, Antigone
Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Where duty is plain, delay is both foolish and hazardous where it is not, delay may provide both wisdom and safety.
Tryon Edwards