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wisdom quotes, quotes about wisdom


Wisdom begins in wonder.

Never mistake knowledge for wisdom.
One helps you make a living;
the other helps you make a life.
?Sandra Carey

For all my education, accomplishments,
and so called 'wisdom'?
I can't fathom my own heart.
?Michael Caine

The key to wisdom is knowing
all the right questions.
?John A Simone, Jr.

It is astonishing with how little wisdom
mankind can be governed,
when that little wisdom is its own.
?W. R. Inge

It requires wisdom to understand wisdom:
the music is nothing if the audience is deaf.
?Walter Lippman

Our experience is composed rathery of
illusions that of wisdom acquired.
?Joseph Roux

Experiences are savings which a miser
puts aside. Wisdom is an inheritance
which a wastrel cannot exhaust.
?Karl Kraus

A great memory is never made
synonymous with wisdom,
any more than a dictionary
would be called a treatise.
?John Henry Cardinal Newman

A wise man will desire no more than
what he may get justly, use soberly,
distribute cheerfully, and leave contentedly.
?Benjamin Franklin

A wise man will make more
opportunities than he finds.
?Francis Bacon

By three methods we may learn wisdom:
first, by reflection which is noblest;
second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and
third, by experience, which is the bitterest.

To teach is to understand.
To learn is wisdom.
To learn together is
understanding wisdom.
?Sid Mendenhall

Nothing can stop the man with the
right mental attitude from
achieving his goal; nothing
on earth can help the man with
the wrong mental attitude.
?Thomas Jefferson