quote by Charles Spurgeon

Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom.

— Charles Spurgeon

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The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.


Wisdom quote It hurts because it matters.
It hurts because it matters.

To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.

Wisdom quote Be not afraid of going slowly, Be afraid of standing still.
Be not afraid of going slowly, Be afraid of standing still.
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Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.

A waterfall cannot be silent, just as the wisdom! When they speak, the voice of power speaks!

Patience is the companion of wisdom.


Wisdom quote How you make others feel about themselves says a lot about you.
How you make others feel about themselves says a lot about you.
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It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf.

Love is man's natural endowment, but he doesn't know how to use it.

He refuses to recognize the power of love because of his love of power.

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.

Wisdom quote Every time you judge someone else, you reveal an unhealed part of yourself.
Every time you judge someone else, you reveal an unhealed part of yourself.
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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.

Any fool can know. The point is to understand.


Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.

Wisdom quote Don't let your happiness depend on something you may lose.
Don't let your happiness depend on something you may lose.
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Much as we might wish to believe otherwise, universal love and the welfare of the species as a whole are concepts which simply do not make evolutionary sense.

Don’t depend too much on anyone in this world because even your own shadow leaves you when you are in darkness.

Knowing thyself, that is the greatest wisdom.

Wisdom quote A ship in harbour is safe but thats not what ships are for.
A ship in harbour is safe but thats not what ships are for.

Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.


Watch your thoughts, they become words.

Watch your words, they become actions. Watch your actions, they become habit.

Dear friend, Your heart is a polished mirror.

You must wipe it dean of the veil of dust that has gathered upon it, because it is destined to reflect the light of divine secrets.

Wisdom quote Silence is better than bullshit.
Silence is better than bullshit.

When the world pushes you to your knees, you're in the perfect position to pray.

People are of two types, they are either your brothers in faith or your equals in humanity.

Be aware of your own worth, use all of your power to achieve it.

Create an ocean from a dewdrop. Do not beg for light from the moon, obtain it from the spark within you.


Wisdom quote Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sad
Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sadness, but as you go through life's journey, remember that the black keys also makes music.
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Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back and reasons to stay.

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.

I do not consecrate myself to be a missionary or a preacher.

I consecrate myself to God to do His will where I am, be it in school, office, or kitchen, or wherever He may, in His wisdom, send me.

Wisdom quote Stop trying to calm the storm. Calm yourself, the storm will pass.
Stop trying to calm the storm. Calm yourself, the storm will pass.
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If you let a person talk long enough you'll hear their true intentions. Listen twice, speak once.

If the truth shall kill them, let them die.

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Be hard on yourself, easy on others.

Wisdom quote A mistake repeated more than once is a decision.
A mistake repeated more than once is a decision.

Let us not take ourselves too seriously. None of us has a monopoly on wisdom.

There will always be rocks in the road ahead of us.

They will be stumbling blocks or stepping stones; it all depends on how you use them.

When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.

Wisdom quote Do not correct a fool or he will hate you. Correct a wise man and he will apprec
Do not correct a fool or he will hate you. Correct a wise man and he will appreciate you.

What can my enemies do to me? My paradise is in my heart, it is with me wherever I go. To imprison me is to provide me with seclusion. To send me into exile is to send me away in the Path of Allah. And to kill me is to make me a martyr.


You say that you are just a body, but inside of you is something greater than the Universe.

If I remained silent and you remained silent, then who will teach the ignorant?

Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes.

Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation.

The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant.

We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift.