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100+ Glorious Wisdom Quotes

Wisdom is the quality of having experience, knowledge, and good judgement; the quality of being wise. Wisdom can be achieved with passion, perseverance and deep thinking. This is a collection of 100= wisdom quotes and sayings.



1. Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences. Norman Cousins
2. Wisdom has never made a bigot, but learning has. Josh Billings
3. Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men. Confucius
4. Patience is the companion of wisdom. Saint Augustine
5. The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. Lao Tzu
6. True knowledge exists in knowing that you know nothing. Socrates
7. Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice. Anton Chekhov
8. Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life. Immanuel Kant
9. Don't gain the world and lose your soul; wisdom is better than silver or gold. Bob Marley
10. Silence at the proper season is wisdom, and better than any speech. Plutarch
11. Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom. Thomas Jefferson
12. Never let your head hang down. Never give up and sit down and grieve. Find another way. And don't pray when it rains if you don't pray when the sun shines. Richard M. Nixon
13. Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom. Theodore Isaac Rubin
14. None knows the weight of another's burden. George Herbert
15. All human wisdom is summed up in two words; wait and hope. Alexandre Dumas
16. The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing. Socrates
17. Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment. Lao Tzu
18. Be as you wish to seem. Socrates
19. Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens. Jimi Hendrix
20. They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom. Confucius
21. If you are bitter, you are like a dry leaf that you can just squash, and you can get blown away by the wind. There is much more wisdom in forgiveness. Vusi Mahlasela
22. The philosophy of life is this: Life is not a struggle, not a tension... Life is bliss. It is eternal wisdom, eternal existence. Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
23. The truest wisdom is a resolute determination. Napoleon Bonaparte
24. Swim upstream. Go the other way. Ignore the conventional wisdom. Sam Walton
25. The greater our knowledge increases the more our ignorance unfolds. John F. Kennedy
26. Ignorant men raise questions that wise men answered a thousand years ago. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
27. Democracy is a pathetic belief in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance. H. L. Mencken
28. Life is a travelling to the edge of knowledge, then a leap taken. D. H. Lawrence
29. We all grow up. Hopefully, we get wiser. Age brings wisdom, and fatherhood changes one's life completely. Frank Abagnale



30. Kindness is wisdom. Philip James Bailey
31. The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotation. Isaac D'Israeli
32. Cunning... is but the low mimic of wisdom. Plato
33. There is no knowledge, no light, no wisdom that you are in possession of, but what you have received it from some source. Brigham Young
34. Pure, holy simplicity confounds all the wisdom of this world and the wisdom of the flesh. Francis of Assisi
35. The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work. Ralph Waldo Emerson
36. Knowledge which is divorced from justice, may be called cunning rather than wisdom. Marcus Tullius Cicero
37. The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work. Ralph Waldo Emerson
38. Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences. Norman Cousins
39. Nine-tenths of wisdom is being wise in time. Theodore Roosevelt
40. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom. Bertrand Russell
41. Wisdom stands at the turn in the road and calls upon us publicly, but we consider it false and despise its adherents. Khalil Gibran
42. Wisdom is the knowledge of good and evil, not the strength to choose between the two. John Cheever
43. Wisdom alone is the science of other sciences. Plato
44. The motto of chivalry is also the motto of wisdom; to serve all, but love only one. Honore de Balzac
45. It is good even for old men to learn wisdom. Aeschylus
46. Never accept ultimatums, conventional wisdom, or absolutes. Christopher Reeve
47. Logic is the beginning of wisdom, not the end. Leonard Nimoy
48. Knowledge is proud that it knows so much; wisdom is humble that it knows no more. William Cowper
49. Not engaging in ignorance is wisdom. Bodhidharma
50. Wisdom is always an overmatch for strength. Phil Jackson
51. My mother is a great source of advice and wisdom and consolation for me. Katherine Heigl
52. Wisdom and knowledge are the most valuable things in the body. Masayoshi Son
53. Wisdom comes from within. Knowledge is acquired and can sometimes put a screen on your wisdom. A. R. Rahman
53. The art of storytelling is reaching its end because the epic side of truth, wisdom, is dying out. Walter Benjamin
54. Our happiness depends on wisdom all the way. Sophocles
55. It is not wisdom but Authority that makes a law. Thomas Hobbes
56. The virtue of justice consists in moderation, as regulated by wisdom. Aristotle
57. Before we acquire great power we must acquire wisdom to use it well. Ralph Waldo Emerson
59. There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophy. Friedrich Nietzsche



60. Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom. Francis Bacon
61. It is a characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things. Henry David Thoreau
62. Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom. Ralph Waldo Emerson
63. Ignorance and bungling with love are better than wisdom and skill without. Henry David Thoreau
64. To profit from good advice requires more wisdom than to give it. Wilson Mizner
65. Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. Alfred Lord Tennyson
66. Wisdom sails with wind and time. John Florio
67. Wisdom is oftentimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar. William Wordsworth
68. A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom. Robert Frost
69. Strength and wisdom are not opposing values. William J. Clinton
70. Preconceived notions are the locks on the door to wisdom. Mary Browne
71. Wisdom comes alone through suffering. Aeschylus
72. Man's wisdom is his best friend; folly his worst enemy. William Temple
73. Wisdom is the power to put our time and our knowledge to the proper use. Thomas J. Watson
74. Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit. Baltasar Gracian
75. Morality comes with the sad wisdom of age, when the sense of curiosity has withered. Graham Greene
76. A proverb is the wisdom of many and the wit of one. Lord John Russell
77. Wisdom is found only in truth. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
78. The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom. William Blake
79. Wisdom oft times consists of knowing what to do next. Herbert Hoover
80. Holy wisdom confounds Satan and all his wickednesses. Francis of Assisi
81. There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart. Charles Dickens
82. If I don't have wisdom, I can teach you only ignorance. Leo Buscaglia
83. Pain is the doorway to wisdom and to truth. Keith Miller
84. A prudent question is one-half of wisdom. Francis Bacon
85. Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it. David Starr Jordan
86. In youth and beauty, wisdom is but rare! Homer
87. Wisdom is a sacred communion. Victor Hugo
88. Counsel woven into the fabric of real life is wisdom. Walter Benjamin
89. To keep your secret is wisdom; to expect others to keep it is folly. William Samuel Johnson



90. Cleverness is not wisdom. Euripides
91. It is costly wisdom that is bought by experience. Roger Ascham
92. Knowledge shrinks as wisdom grows. Alfred North Whitehead
93. The wisdom of age: don't stop walking. Mason Cooley
94. Wisdom is not attained by years, but by ability. Plautus
95. There's a real wisdom to not saying a thing. Willem Dafoe
96. Wisdom begins at the end. Daniel Webster
97. Without wisdom, the future has no meaning, no valuable purpose. Herbie Hancock
98. Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness. Sophocles
99. Wisdom comes by disillusionment. George Santayana
100. Blessed are they who seek to learn wisdom. Ezra Taft Benson
101. Discipline is wisdom and vice versa. M. Scott Peck
102. It's very hard to know what wisdom is. James Hillman

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