Wisdom Quotes

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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

The doors of wisdom are never shut.
Benjamin Franklin
Wisdom is not a product of schooling, but of the life - Long attempt to acquire it.
Albert Einstein
More than any other time in history, mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness. The other, to total extinction. Let us pray we have the wisdom to choose correctly.
Woody Allen
Gray hair is a sign of age, not wisdom.
Greek Prove

There is no great concurrence between learning and wisdom.
Sir Francis Bacon
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the ordinary.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.
Confucius
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, In "Apology, " sct. 21, by Plato.
Like an ability or a muscle, hearing your inner wisdom is strengthened by doing it.
Robbie Gass
Deep doubts, deep wisdom; small doubts, little wisdom.
Chinese Prove
More than any time in history mankind faces a crossroads. One path leads to despair and utter hopelessness, the other to total extinction. Let us pray that we have the wisdom to choose correctly.
Woody Allen
Wisdom is know what to do next virtue is doing it.
David Starr Jordan
Our own physical body possesses a wisdom which we who inhabit the body lack.
Henry Mille
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit.
Baltasar Gracian
Patience is the companion of wisdom.
Saint Augustine
Nine - Tenths of wisdom consists in being wise in time.
Theodore Roosevelt
Honesty is the first chapter of the book of wisdom.
Thomas Jefferson
It is impossible to make wisdom hereditary.
Author Unknown
People far prefer happiness to wisdom, but that is like wanting to be immortal without getting older.
Sydney Harris
Dedication and responsibility, Far beyond the laws governed by man, Releases the power within you, To attain all the wisdom of the universe.
Christine Lane
All is but lip - wisdom which wants experience.
Sir Philip Sidney
Wisdom is better than wit, and in the long run will certainly have the laugh on her side.
Jane Austen, from a letter to her niece, November 18, 1814
No man is wiser for his learning, wit and wisdom are born with a man.
John Selden
Wisdom consists not so much in knowing what to do in the ultimate as in knowing what to do next.
Herbert Clark Hoove
Books should to one of these fours ends conduce, for wisdom, piety, delight, or use.
Sir John Denham
Ignorance and bungling with love are better than wisdom and skill without.
Henry David Thoreau, Wednesday, A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers
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
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
To profit from good advice requires more wisdom than to give it.
Churton Collins
Our wisdom comes usually from our experience, and our experience comes largely from our experience.
Author Unknown
To be a philosopher is not merely to have subtle thoughts, not even to found a school, but so to love wisdom as to live according to its dictates, a life of simplicity, independence, magnanimity, and trust.
Henry David Thoreau
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.
Preconceived notions are the locks on the door to wisdom.
Merry Browne
Morality is temporary, wisdom is permanent.
Hunter S. Thompson, Kingdom of Fea
Philosopher A lover of wisdom, which is to say, Truth.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
A man may learn wisdom even from a foe.
Aristophanes
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
Science is one thing, wisdom is another. Science is an edged tool, with which men play like children, and cut their own fingers.
Sir Arthur Eddington, Attributed in Robert L. Weber "More Random Walks in Science", 1982