wisdom

The highest wisdom is kindness.

~ The Gemara ~


A wise man never knows all,
only fools know everything

~ African Proverb ~


Wisdom begins at the end.

~ Daniel Webster ~


He is a hard man who is only just,
and a sad one who is only wise.

~ Voltaire ~


Knowledge studies others;
wisdom is self-known.

~ Lao Tzu ~


Without wisdom, knowledge is
more stupid than ignorance.

~ Source Unknown ~


Do not seek to follow
in the footsteps of the wise.
Seek what they sought.

~ Basho ~


Pain makes man think.
Thought makes man wise.
Wisdom makes life endurable.

~ John Patrick ~


The price of wisdom is eternal thought.

~ Frank Birch ~


In much wisdom is much grief; and he that
increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow.

~ Bible ~


Time ripens all things; no man is born wise.

~ Miguel De Cervantes ~


True wisdom lies in gathering the precious things
out of each day as it goes by.

~ E. S. Bouton ~


Wisdom is knowing when to speak your mind
and when to mind your speech.

~ Evangel ~


The man who questions opinions is wise.
The man who quarrels with facts is a fool.

~ Frank Garbutt ~


Wisdom oft times consists
of knowing what to do next.

~ Herbert Clark Hoover ~


Wisdom is not wisdom when
it is derived from books alone.

~ Horace ~


This is the highest wisdom that I own;
freedom and life are earned by those
alone who conquer them each day anew.

~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe ~


The doors of wisdom are never shut.

~ Benjamin Franklin ~


Just as a cautious businessman avoids
investing all his capital in one concern,
so wisdom would probably admonish us also
not to anticipate all our happiness
from one quarter alone.

~ Sigmund Freud ~


By the time your life is finished,
you will have learned just enough
to begin it well.

~ Eleanor Marx ~


It is more easy to be wise
for others than for ourselves.

~ Francois De La Rochefoucauld ~


No matter how long he lives,
no man ever becomes as wise as
the average woman of forty-eight.

~ H. L. Mencken ~


They would need to be already wise,
in order to love wisdom.

~ Johann Friedrich Von Schiller ~


Wisdom is always an overmatch for strength.

~ Phaedrus ~


To be wise and love exceeds man’s might.

~ William Shakespeare ~


The heart of the wise man lies quiet like limpid water.

~ Camerounian Proverb ~


Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness.

~ Sophocles ~


It is not wise to be wiser than necessary.

~ Philippe Quinault ~


More wisdom is latent in things as they are
than in all the words men use.

~ Antoine De Saint-Exupery ~


Through wisdom is a house built; and by understanding
it is established;and by knowledge shall every room
be filled with precious and pleasant riches.

~ Bible ~


Wisdom and understanding can only become
the possession of individual men
by travelling the old road of observation,
attention, perseverance, and industry.

~ Samuel Smiles ~


A man never reaches that dizzy height of wisdom
that he can no longer be lead by the nose.

~ Mark Twain ~


Understanding the limitations of human beings
as well as understanding your own is
the beginning of true wisdom.

~ Source Unknown ~


Wisdom is the power to put our time and
our knowledge to the proper use.

~ Thomas J. Watson ~


If you wish to know the road up the mountain,
ask the man who goes back and forth on it.

~ Zenrin ~