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Wisdom Quotes


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

The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
– William James

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance - it is the illusion of knowledge.
– Daniel J. Boorstin

Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.
– Ron Wild
In wisdom gathered over time I have found that every experience is a form of exploration.
– Ansel Adams
Animals, in their generation, are wiser than the sons of men; but their wisdom is confined to a few particulars, and lies in a very narrow compass.
– Joseph Addison
He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.
– Aeschylus
Memory is the mother of all wisdom.
– Aeschylus
Wisdom comes alone through suffering.
– Aeschylus
Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own.
– Aesop
The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.
– James Allen
This land, which we have watered with our tears and our blood, is now our mother country, and we are well satisfied to stay where wisdom abounds and gospel is free.
– Richard Allen
Let us be about setting high standards for life, love, creativity, and wisdom. If our expectations in these areas are low, we are not likely to experience wellness. Setting high standards makes every day and every decade worth looking forward to.
– Greg Anderson
The virtue of justice consists in moderation, as regulated by wisdom.
– Aristotle
Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis.
– Mary Kay Ash
Every silver lining has a cloud.
– Mary Kay Ash
The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
– Isaac Asimov
Patience is the companion of wisdom.
– Saint Augustine
Public opinion is no more than this: what people think that other people think.
– Alfred Austin
To be satisfied with a little, is the greatest wisdom; and he that increaseth his riches, increaseth his cares; but a contented mind is a hidden treasure, and trouble findeth it not.
– Akhenaton