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What are best quotes about wisdom?

Accurate and famous quotes by Buddha, Socrates, Lao Tzu, Confucius, Chinese Proverbs, Bible, Plato, Dr. Seuss, that are about wisdom. You can read the best of all time or enjoy Top 10 lists. These quotes are handy to improve yourself and your knowledge. Below are the best words, phrases, lines and sayings about wisdom.


  1. Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.

    Dr. Seuss

  2. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection

    Buddha

  3. Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  4. The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life.

    Confucius

  5. Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.

    Aristotle

  6. Be silent, if you choose; but when it is necessary, speak–and speak in such a way that people will remember it.

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

  7. Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  8. Don't ever take a fence down until you know the reason why it was put up.

    John F. Kennedy

  9. Talk low, talk slow, and don't say too much.

    John Wayne

  10. Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.

    Jimi Hendrix


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  1. Picture quote by John Green about wisdom

    It hurts because it matters. ⏤ John Green


  2. Picture quote by Japanese Proverbs about wisdom

    Be not afraid of going slowly, Be afraid of standing still. ⏤ Japanese Proverbs


  3. Picture quote about judge

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


  4. Picture quote by William G.T. Shedd about wisdom

    A ship in harbour is safe but thats not what ships are for. ⏤ William G.T. Shedd


  5. Picture quote about wisdom

    How you make others feel about themselves says a lot about you.


  6. Picture quote about happiness

    Don't let your happiness depend on something you may lose.


  7. Picture quote about wisdom

    Reading is dreaming with open eyes.


  8. Picture quote about life

    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.


  9. Picture quote about success

    Work hard in silence, let your success be the noise


  10. Picture quote by Sayings about wisdom

    Do not correct a fool or he will hate you. Correct a wise man and he will appreciate you. ⏤ Sayings


  11. Picture quote about wisdom

    The less you respond to negative people, the more peaceful your life will become.


  12. Picture quote by Sayings about silence

    Silence is better than bullshit. ⏤ Sayings


  13. Picture quote about wisdom

    Be with those who bring out the best in you, not the stress in you.


  14. Picture quote by William Henry about wisdom

    Fools live to regret their words, the wise regret their silence. ⏤ William Henry


  15. Picture quote about wisdom

    Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living the other helps you make a life.


  16. Picture quote about wisdom

    Stop trying to calm the storm. Calm yourself, the storm will pass.


  17. Picture quote by Paulo Coelho about mistake

    A mistake repeated more than once is a decision. ⏤ Paulo Coelho


  18. Picture quote by Sayings about wisdom

    Be strong enough to stand alone, be yourself enough to stand apart, but be wise enough to stand together when the time comes. ⏤ Sayings


  19. Picture quote about words

    Be careful with your words, once they are said, they can be only forgiven, not forgotten.


  20. Picture quote about wisdom

    Rushing never saved the time that planning did.


  21. Picture quote by Anthony De Mello about wisdom

    Wisdom tends to grow in proportion to one's awareness of one's ignorance. ⏤ Anthony De Mello


  22. Picture quote about wisdom

    Circumstances do not make a man, they reveal him.


  23. Picture quote by Francis Bacon about opportunities

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


  24. Picture quote by Albert Einstein about knowledge

    Any fool can know. The point is to understand. ⏤ Albert Einstein


  25. Picture quote by Bob Marley about destination

    If you don't start somewhere, you're gonna go nowhere. ⏤ Bob Marley


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    A single conversation across the table with a wise man is worth a month's study of books.

    Chinese Proverbs

  1. God in His wisdom has decided that He will reward no works but His own.

    Johannes Tauler

  2. I'll come to you with gifts of knowledge, wisdom and truth.

    Barry White

  3. All human wisdom works and has worries and grief as reward.

    Johann Georg Hamann

  4. After the knowledge of, and obedience to, the will of God, the next aim must be to know something of His attributes of wisdom, power, and goodness as evidenced by His handiwork.

    James Prescott Joule

  5. However, I must not indulge in homespun wisdom here before so distinguished an assembly, especially as I am to be followed by a representative of science.

    Knut Hamsun

  6. The all-seeing eye of God beheld our deplorable state; infinite pity touched the heart of the Father of mercies; and infinite wisdom laid the plan of our recovery.

    David Brainerd

  7. Spending two years on my uncle's ranch in Montana as a young man gave me the wisdom and the thrust to do westerns.

    Robert Duvall

  8. This ceremony and the intellectual aura associated with the Nobel Prizes have grown from the wisdom of a practical chemist who wrote a remarkable will.

    Stanford Moore

  9. A wholesome oblivion of one's neighbours is the beginning of wisdom.

    Richard Le Gallienne


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wisdom powerful quotes

Best sayings about wisdom that are powerful. Powerful quotes on inner power, and how to use the power of wise words.


  1. Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.

    Stephen Covey

  2. Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control.

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  3. Those who improve with age embrace the power of personal growth and personal achievement and begin to replace youth with wisdom, innocence with understanding, and lack of purpose with self-actualization.

    Bo Bennett

  4. Evil can be a teacher, if you look at the wisdom of its negative power.

    Tom Brown, Jr.

  5. I’m telling you this ‘cause you’re one of my friends. My alphabet starts where your alphabet ends!

    Dr. Seuss

  6. It may almost be a question whether such wisdom as many of us have in our mature years has not come from the dying out of the power of temptation, rather than as the results of thought and resolution.

    Anthony Trollope

  7. I look forward to a great future for America - a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose.

    John F. Kennedy

  8. Always keep your mind as bright and clear as the vast sky, the great ocean, and the highest peak, empty of all thoughts. Always keep your body filled with light and heat. Fill yourself with the power of wisdom and enlightenment.

    Morihei Ueshiba

  9. And, if we have any evidence that the wisdom which formed the plan is in the man, we have the very same evidence, that the power which executed it is in him also.

    Thomas Reid

  10. Every indication of wisdom, taken from the effect, is equally an indication of power to execute what wisdom planned.

    Thomas Reid

  11. To suppose more than one supreme Source of infinite wisdom, power, and all perfections, is to assert that there is no supreme Being in existence.

    Adam Clarke

  12. If God had sufficient wisdom and power to construct such a beautiful world as this, then we must admit that his wisdom and power are immeasurably greater than that of man, and hence he is qualified to reign as king.

    Orson Pratt

  13. We learned in World War II that no single nation holds a monopoly on wisdom, morality or right to power, but that we must fight for the weak and promote democracy.

    Joe Baca

  14. Before we acquire great power we must acquire wisdom to use it well.

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  15. After the knowledge of, and obedience to, the will of God, the next aim must be to know something of His attributes of wisdom, power, and goodness as evidenced by His handiwork.

    James Prescott Joule

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wisdom inspirational quotes

Best sayings about wisdom that are inspirational. Inspirational quotes about wisdom.


  1. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection

    Buddha

  2. Turn your wounds into wisdom. Oprah Winfrey success story.

    Oprah Winfrey

  3. Hold fast to dreams, For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird, That cannot fly.

    Langston Hughes

  4. A man of strength and wisdom, John Paul became an inspiration to generations of both Catholics and non-Catholics throughout the world by encouraging freedom, promoting peace and respecting all faiths.

    Greg Walden

  5. It’s not about what it is, it’s about what it can become.

    Dr. Seuss

  6. You alone are enough. You have nothing to prove to anybody

    Maya Angelou

  7. There is neither happiness nor misery in the world; there is only the comparison of one state with another, nothing more. He who has felt the deepest grief is best able to experience supreme happiness. We must of felt what it is to die, Morrel, that we may appreciate the enjoyments of life. Live, then, and be happy, beloved children of my heart, and never forget, that until the day God will deign to reveal the future to man, all human wisdom is contained in these two words, 'Wait and Hope.

    Alexandre Dumas

  8. I ask not for any crown But that which all may win; Nor try to conquer any world Except the one within.

    Louisa May Alcott

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wisdom wise quotes

Best sayings about wisdom that are wise. Wise quotes about life, love and change.


  1. A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.

    African Proverbs

  2. By others faults the wise correct their own.

    Proverbs

  3. Wise men learn more from fools than fools from the wise.

    Cato The Elder

  4. A wise man changes his mind, a fool never will.

    Proverbs

  5. To love a thing means wanting it to live.

    Confucius

  6. It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.

    Mark Twain

  7. From the errors of others, a wise man corrects his own.

    Publilius Syrus

  8. I'm not wise, but the beginning of wisdom is there; it's like relaxing into - and an acceptance of - things.

    Tina Turner

  9. Wise men make more opportunities than they find.

    Francis Bacon

  10. He whose wisdom cannot help him, gets no good from being wise.

    Quintus Ennius

  11. Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own.

    Aesop

  12. Be happy. It's one way of being wise.

    Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

  13. As irrigators lead water where they want, as archers make their arrows straight, as carpenters carve wood, the wise shape their minds.

    Buddha

  14. Some folks are wise and some are otherwise.

    Tobias Smollett

  15. No man was ever wise by chance.

    Lucius Annaeus Seneca

  16. The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations.

    Benjamin Disraeli

  17. He who devotes sixteen hours a day to hard study may become at sixty as wise as he thought himself at twenty.

    Mary Wilson Little

  18. The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind.

    Khalil Gibran

  19. All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man.

    Henry David Thoreau

  20. I will give you a definition of a proud man: he is a man who has neither vanity nor wisdom --one filled with hatreds cannot be vain, neither can he be wise.

    John Keats

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wisdom meaningful quotes

Best sayings about wisdom that are meaningful. Most meaningful wisdom quotations to gain knowledge.


  1. Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.

    Jimi Hendrix

  2. A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.

    African Proverbs

  3. If you can't explain it to a six year old, you don't understand it yourself.

    Albert Einstein

  4. To know what you know and what you do not know, that is true knowledge.

    Confucius

  5. The more a man knows, the more he forgives.

    Catherine II

  6. The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance - it is the illusion of knowledge.

    Daniel J. Boorstin

  7. Knowledge is a treasure, but practice is the key to it.

    Thomas Fuller

  8. When you know better you do better.

    Maya Angelou

  9. Wisdom is the knowledge of good and evil, not the strength to choose between the two.

    John Cheever

  10. A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.

    Plato

  11. Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.

    Alfred Lord Tennyson

  12. Where is the Life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?

    T. S. Eliot

  13. Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control.

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  14. Hold fast to dreams, For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird, That cannot fly.

    Langston Hughes

  15. Wisdom is a kind of knowledge. It is knowledge of the nature, career, and consequences of human values.

    Sidney Hook

  16. The greater our knowledge increases the more our ignorance unfolds.

    John F. Kennedy

  17. Knowledge without justice ought to be called cunning rather than wisdom.

    Plato

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

    Marilyn vos Savant

  19. Wisdom we know is the knowledge of good and evil, not the strength to choose between the two.

    John Cheever

  20. Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.

    Immanuel Kant

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life quotes about wisdom

Best quotes about life that are wisdom. Wisdom sayings about life choices, experiences and knowledge.

  1. Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.

    Dr. Seuss

  2. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection

    Buddha

  3. The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life.

    Confucius

  4. Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.

    Dr. Seuss

  5. Whatever is at the center of our life will be the source of our security, guidance, wisdom, and power.

    Stephen Covey

  6. We shall not cease from exploration And the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time.

    T. S. Eliot

  7. Most of the shadows of life are caused by standing in our own sunshine.

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  8. What is man's ultimate direction in life? It is to look for love, truth, virtue, and beauty.

    Shinichi Suzuki

  9. Wisdom is nothing but a preparation of the soul, a capacity, a secret art of thinking, feeling and breathing thoughts of unity at every moment of life.

    Herman Hesse

  10. My past is my wisdom to use today... my future is my wisdom yet to experience. Be in the present because that is where life resides.

    Gene Oliver

  11. Where is the Life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?

    T. S. Eliot

  12. As you walk in God's divine wisdom, you will surely begin to see a greater measure of victory and good success in your life.

    Joseph Prince

  13. It's better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life.

    Elizabeth Kenny

  14. Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.

    Immanuel Kant

  15. Wisdom is having things right in your life and knowing why.

    William Edgar Stafford

  16. As much money and life as you could want! The two things most human beings would choose above all - the trouble is, humans do have a knack of choosing precisely those things that are worst for them.

    J. K. Rowling

  17. Man is a mystery. It needs to be unravelled, and if you spend your whole life unravelling it, don't say that you've wasted time. I am studying that mystery because I want to be a human being.

    Fyodor Dostoyevsky

  18. A thought transfixed me: for the first time in my life, I saw the truth as it is set into song by so many poets, proclaimed as the final wisdom by so many thinkers. The truth - that love is the ultimate and the highest goal to which man can aspire.

    Viktor E. Frankl

  19. The marvel of the Bhagavad-Gita is its truly beautiful revelation of life's wisdom which enables philosophy to blossom into religion.

    Herman Hesse

  20. Now it is time to turn to an older wisdom that, while respecting material comfort and security as a basic right of all, also recognises that many of the most valuable things in life cannot be measured.

    Michael D. Higgins

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god quotes about wisdom

Best quotes about god that are wisdom. Wisdom quotations about gods, religion and beliefs.

  1. 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.

    Reinhold Niebuhr

  2. Start with God - the first step in learning is bowing down to God; only fools thumb their noses at such wisdom and learning.

    King Solomon

  3. The best way to obtain truth and wisdom is not to ask from books, but to go to God in prayer, and obtain divine teaching.

    Joseph Smith, Jr.

  4. Wisdom, prudence, forethought, these are essential. But not second to these that noble courage which adventures the right, and leaves the consequences to God.

    Robert Dale Owen

  5. As you walk in God's divine wisdom, you will surely begin to see a greater measure of victory and good success in your life.

    Joseph Prince

  6. God, give us grace to accept with serenity the things that cannot be changed, courage to change the things which should be changed and the wisdom to distinguish the one from the other.

    Reinhold Niebuhr

  7. Surely, God on high has not refused to give us enough wisdom to find ways to bring us an improvement in relations between the two great nations on earth.

    Mikhail Gorbachev

  8. The Relation we bear to the Wisdom of the Father, the Son of His Love, gives us indeed a dignity which otherwise we have no pretence to. It makes us something, something considerable even in God's Eyes.

    Mary Astell

  9. 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

  10. Beauty, the eternal Spouse of the Wisdom of God and Angel of his Presence thru' all creation.

    Robert Bridges

  11. All sacrifice and suffering is redemptive. It is used to either teach the individual or to help others. Nothing is by chance.

    Arthur J. Russell

  12. Let mental culture go on advancing, let the natural sciences progress in even greater extent and depth, and the human mind widen itself as much as it desires: beyond the elevation and moral culture of Christianity, as it shines forth in the Gospels, it will not go.

    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  13. Entreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee: For wither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge: Thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God.

    Anonymous

  14. Now all the knowledge and wisdom that is in creatures, whether angels or men, is nothing else but a participation of that one eternal, immutable and increased wisdom of God.

    Ralph Cudworth

  15. I always prayed that God would give me the wisdom and the vision to do the things on this earth that I was supposed to do to express His life and love and His will.

    Billy Ray Cyrus

  16. But the law of God came from heaven indeed. God wrote it with his finger, it is the fountain of all wisdom, and therefore shall it continue for ever, and never have an end.

    John Jewel

  17. And when the world is created, it is created in such a way that those eternal objects of God's loving wisdom become actualities - interacting with one another, relating to God in the finite realm.

    Rowan D. Williams

  18. I have tried at every point to seek God's wisdom on the decisions I made, and I made it my business to speak up on behalf of the things God tells us are important to Him.

    Jesse Helms

  19. But the Wisdom of God, which is His only-begotten Son, being in all respects incapable of change or alteration, and every good quality in Him being essential, and such as cannot be changed and converted, His glory is therefore declared to be pure and sincere.

    Origen

  20. If God had sufficient wisdom and power to construct such a beautiful world as this, then we must admit that his wisdom and power are immeasurably greater than that of man, and hence he is qualified to reign as king.

    Orson Pratt

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love quotes about wisdom

Best quotes about love that are wisdom. Best quotations about wisdom that are love quotes too.

  1. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection

    Buddha

  2. A loving heart is the truest wisdom.

    Charles Dickens

  3. To love a thing means wanting it to live.

    Confucius

  4. What is man's ultimate direction in life? It is to look for love, truth, virtue, and beauty.

    Shinichi Suzuki

  5. We can't command our love, but we can our actions.

    Arthur Conan Doyle

  6. A thought transfixed me: for the first time in my life, I saw the truth as it is set into song by so many poets, proclaimed as the final wisdom by so many thinkers. The truth - that love is the ultimate and the highest goal to which man can aspire.

    Viktor E. Frankl

  7. The Relation we bear to the Wisdom of the Father, the Son of His Love, gives us indeed a dignity which otherwise we have no pretence to. It makes us something, something considerable even in God's Eyes.

    Mary Astell

  8. I see a wiser person than when I was younger: having babies, and passing 30, were the turning points. What women in their 40s - I am 39 - lack in gorgeousness, they make up for in wisdom. I love ageing, despite the drawbacks - thinner, drier skin.

    Thandie Newton

  9. It is impossible to love and to be wise.

    Francis Bacon

  10. The man of knowledge must be able not only to love his enemies but also to hate his friends.

    Friedrich Nietzsche

  11. Entreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee: For wither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge: Thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God.

    Anonymous

  12. In regard of the rich grace and wisdom of his love toward his people; for who sees not, but that it is a curse to be unready as these foolish virgins, who were therefore shut out.

    Thomas Shepard

  13. The perceived wisdom is that people do not go in large numbers to black-and-white movies anymore - which is a great shame, but I'd love to make a black-and-white movie one day.

    Sam Mendes

  14. I always prayed that God would give me the wisdom and the vision to do the things on this earth that I was supposed to do to express His life and love and His will.

    Billy Ray Cyrus

  15. One of the most beautiful passages of Rousseau is that in the sixth book of Confessions, where he describes the awakening in him of the literary sense. Of such wisdom, the poetic passion, the desire of beauty, the love of art for its own sake, has most.

    Walter Pater

  16. Champions invariably have fervent philosophical beliefs. Philosophy, in its simplest terms, means 'the love of wisdom.'

    Zig Ziglar

  17. I love wisdom. And you can never be great at anything unless you love it. Not be in love with it, but love the thing, admire the thing. And it seems that if you love the thing, and you don't just want to possess it, it will find you.

    Maya Angelou

  18. Ignorance and bungling with love are better than wisdom and skill without.

    Henry David Thoreau

  19. And I love that even in the toughest moments, when we're all sweating it - when we're worried that the bill won't pass, and it seems like all is lost - Barack never lets himself get distracted by the chatter and the noise. Just like his grandmother, he just keeps getting up and moving forward... with patience and wisdom, and courage and grace.

    Michelle Obama

  20. Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life's search for love and wisdom.

    Rumi

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people quotes about wisdom

Best quotes about people that are wisdom. Wise sayings about people and their relatioships.

  1. Let no man pull you low enough to hate him.

    Martin Luther King, Jr.

  2. Be silent, if you choose; but when it is necessary, speak–and speak in such a way that people will remember it.

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

  3. A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.

    African Proverbs

  4. Public opinion is no more than this: what people think that other people think.

    Alfred Austin

  5. Acknowledging what you don't know is the dawning of wisdom.

    Mark Twain

  6. Every frog must know its pond.

    Bulgarian proverbs

  7. Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good, to the praise that deceives them.

    Francois de la Rochefoucauld

  8. True wisdom listens more, talks less and can get along with all types of people.

    Kiana Tom

  9. People always blame the girl; she should have said no. A monosyllable, but conventional wisdom has always been that boys can't manage it.

    Anna Quindlen

  10. People don't notice whether it's winter or summer when they're happy.

    Anton Chekhov

  11. The wisdom of crowds works when the crowd is choosing the price of an ox, when there's a single numeric average. But if it's a design or something that matters, the decision is made by committee, and that's crap. You want people and groups who are able to think thoughts before they share.

    Jaron Lanier

  12. My government, you can be assured, will be less focused on personalities. It is about treating people with respect. I think complaining about the community not being able to see the wisdom of our ideas is the wrong approach.

    Jay Weatherill

  13. Ask Elizabeth is a community of voices, it's not me standing on a podium telling people how to run their lives, it's girls helping each other sharing their wisdom and advice and I create a space for them to do it.

    Elizabeth Berkley

  14. Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants. People have the right to expect that these wants will be provided for by this wisdom.

    Jimmy Carter

  15. All free governments are managed by the combined wisdom and folly of the people.

    James A. Garfield

  16. We are drowning in information, while starving for wisdom. The world henceforth will be run by synthesizers, people able to put together the right information at the right time, think critically about it, and make important choices wisely.

    E. O. Wilson

  17. You want people walking away from the conversation with some kernel of wisdom or some kind of impact.

    Harry Dean Stanton

  18. In regard of the rich grace and wisdom of his love toward his people; for who sees not, but that it is a curse to be unready as these foolish virgins, who were therefore shut out.

    Thomas Shepard

  19. Even by common wisdom, there seem to be both people and objects in my dream that are outside myself, but clearly they were created in myself and are part of me, they are mental constructs in my own brain.

    Ray Kurzweil

  20. I have sympathy for young people, for their growing pains, but I balk when these growing pains are pushed into the foreground, when you make these young people the only vehicles of life's wisdom.

    Wislawa Szymborska

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mind quotes about wisdom

Best quotes about mind that are wisdom. Quotes about wisdom to improve your mind and thinking.

  1. Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.

    Rumi

  2. To know what you know and what you do not know, that is true knowledge.

    Confucius

  3. A wise man changes his mind, a fool never will.

    Proverbs

  4. Learn to be silent. Let your quiet mind listen and absorb.

    Pythagoras

  5. I acknowledge the privilege of being alive in a human body at this moment, endowed with senses, memories, emotions, thoughts, and the space of mind in its wisdom aspect.

    Alex Grey

  6. We humans have lost the wisdom of genuinely resting and relaxing. We worry too much. We don't allow our bodies to heal, and we don't allow our minds and hearts to heal.

    Thich Nhat Hanh

  7. As irrigators lead water where they want, as archers make their arrows straight, as carpenters carve wood, the wise shape their minds.

    Buddha

  8. Teach you children poetry; it opens the mind, lends grace to wisdom and makes the heroic virtues hereditary.

    Walter Scott

  9. The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind.

    Khalil Gibran

  10. Always keep an open mind and a compassionate heart.

    Phil Jackson

  11. To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.

    Buddha

  12. Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.

    Buddha

  13. The truest greatness lies in being kind, the truest wisdom in a happy mind.

    Ella Wheeler Wilcox

  14. 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

  15. Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do as well as to talk; and to make our words and actions all of a color.

    Lucius Annaeus Seneca

  16. Old myths, old gods, old heroes have never died. They are only sleeping at the bottom of our mind, waiting for our call. We have need for them. They represent the wisdom of our race.

    Stanley Kunitz

  17. Always keep your mind as bright and clear as the vast sky, the great ocean, and the highest peak, empty of all thoughts. Always keep your body filled with light and heat. Fill yourself with the power of wisdom and enlightenment.

    Morihei Ueshiba

  18. The smaller the mind the greater the conceit.

    Aesop

  19. The first peace, which is the most important, is that which comes within the souls of people when they realize their relationship, their oneness with the universe and all its powers, and when they realize at the center of the universe dwells the Great Spirit, and that its center is really everywhere, it is within each of us.

    Black Elk

  20. He read his mind. He's a strange sort of man, isn't he? It's not just the advice and the wisdom that he has.

    Omar Sharif

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What most famous people say about wisdom

Best quotes from most famous authors, leaders, writers, athletes and philosophers ever lived.


Philosopher quotes on wisdom

What top philosophers say about wisdom? Philosopher have their own concept to wisdom. This reflects in following wisdom citations. Wisdom sayings from famous philosophers.


  1. The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life.

    Confucius

  2. Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.

    Aristotle

  3. The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.

    Socrates

  4. Remember: “The Best Fighter is Never Angry."

    Lao Tzu

  5. To know what you know and what you do not know, that is true knowledge.

    Confucius

  6. To find a fault is easy; to do better may be difficult.

    Plutarch

  7. The more you know, the more you know you don't know.

    Aristotle

  8. To love a thing means wanting it to live.

    Confucius

  9. Deal with the big while it is still small.

    Lao Tzu

  10. Wise men make more opportunities than they find.

    Francis Bacon

  11. Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.

    Francis Bacon

  12. 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

  13. Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something.

    Plato

  14. Silence is a source of great strength.

    Lao Tzu

  15. Wisdom begins in wonder.

    Socrates

  16. True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.

    Socrates

  17. The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.

    William James

  18. A wise man is he who does not grieve for the thing which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.

    Epictetus

  19. The man of wisdom is never of two minds; the man of benevolence never worries; the man of courage is never afraid.

    Confucius

  20. There is a difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man is really so; but he that thinks himself the wisest is generally the greatest fool.

    Francis Bacon

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President quotes on wisdom

What top presidents say about wisdom? President have their own concept to wisdom. This reflects in following wisdom citations. Wisdom quotations from famous presidents.


  1. Don't ever take a fence down until you know the reason why it was put up.

    John F. Kennedy

  2. Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.

    Franklin D. Roosevelt

  3. Honesty is the first chapter of the book wisdom.

    Thomas Jefferson

  4. If one day, my words are against science, choose science.

    Mustafa Kemal Ataturk

  5. When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.

    John F. Kennedy

  6. Nine-tenths of wisdom consists in being wise in time.

    Theodore Roosevelt

  7. The doors of wisdom are never shut.

    Benjamin Franklin

  8. Wisdom oft times consists of knowing what to do next.

    Herbert Hoover

  9. Where sense is wanting, everything is wanting.

    Benjamin Franklin

  10. The greater our knowledge increases the more our ignorance unfolds.

    John F. Kennedy

  11. Strength and wisdom are not opposing values.

    William J. Clinton

  12. Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants. People have the right to expect that these wants will be provided for by this wisdom.

    Jimmy Carter

  13. I look forward to a great future for America - a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose.

    John F. Kennedy

  14. So confident am I in the intentions, as well as wisdom, of the government, that I shall always be satisfied that what is not done, either cannot, or ought not to be done.

    Thomas Jefferson

  15. All free governments are managed by the combined wisdom and folly of the people.

    James A. Garfield

  16. To avoid entangling alliances has been a maxim of our policy ever since the days of Washington, and its wisdom no one will attempt to dispute.

    James Buchanan

  17. No man is poor who has a Godly mother.

    Abraham Lincoln

  18. No party has a monopoly on wisdom. No democracy works without compromise. But when Governor Romney and his allies in Congress tell us we can somehow lower our deficit by spending trillions more on new tax breaks for the wealthy - well, you do the math. I refuse to go along with that. And as long as I'm President, I never will.

    Barack Obama

  19. Without freedom of thought, there can be no such thing as wisdom - and no such thing as public liberty without freedom of speech.

    Benjamin Franklin

  20. Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.

    Calvin Coolidge

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Author quotes on wisdom

What top authors say about wisdom? Author have their own concept to wisdom. This reflects in following wisdom citations. Quotes about wisdom from famous authors.


  1. Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.

    Dr. Seuss

  2. Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.

    Dr. Seuss

  3. Of all the words of mice and men, the saddest are, “It might have been."

    Kurt Vonnegut

  4. It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.

    Henry David Thoreau

  5. It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.

    Mark Twain

  6. Wisdom is using the mistakes from the past to create a better future.

    Tim Fargo

  7. Acknowledging what you don't know is the dawning of wisdom.

    Mark Twain

  8. Writing is no dying art form in America because most published writers here accept the wisdom and the necessity of encouraging the talent that follows in their footsteps.

    Elizabeth George

  9. Wisdom is nothing but a preparation of the soul, a capacity, a secret art of thinking, feeling and breathing thoughts of unity at every moment of life.

    Herman Hesse

  10. Every generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.

    George Orwell

  11. If I don't have wisdom, I can teach you only ignorance.

    Leo Buscaglia

  12. Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences.

    Norman Cousins

  13. As if you could kill time without injuring eternity

    Henry David Thoreau

  14. If you don't have a strategy, you're part of someone else's strategy.

    Alvin Toffler

  15. We don't receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us.

    Marcel Proust

  16. Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own.

    Aesop

  17. He is no wise man who will quit a certainty for an uncertainty.

    Samuel Johnson

  18. We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us.

    Joseph Campbell

  19. In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.

    Mark Twain

  20. The journey is what brings us happiness not the destination.

    Dan Millman

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Politician quotes on wisdom

What top politicians say about wisdom? Politician have their own concept to wisdom. This reflects in following wisdom citations. Famous polticians quotes on wisdom.


  1. He who stands for nothing will fall for anything.

    Alexander Hamilton

  2. Wisdom begins at the end.

    Daniel Webster

  3. The most important lesson of New Labour is this: Every time we made progress we did it by challenging the conventional wisdom.

    Ed Miliband

  4. Wisdom, prudence, forethought, these are essential. But not second to these that noble courage which adventures the right, and leaves the consequences to God.

    Robert Dale Owen

  5. A man of strength and wisdom, John Paul became an inspiration to generations of both Catholics and non-Catholics throughout the world by encouraging freedom, promoting peace and respecting all faiths.

    Greg Walden

  6. My government, you can be assured, will be less focused on personalities. It is about treating people with respect. I think complaining about the community not being able to see the wisdom of our ideas is the wrong approach.

    Jay Weatherill

  7. Now it is time to turn to an older wisdom that, while respecting material comfort and security as a basic right of all, also recognises that many of the most valuable things in life cannot be measured.

    Michael D. Higgins

  8. If an idea is indeed sensible, it will eventually become just part of the accepted wisdom.

    Nigel Farage

  9. Imagination allows us to escape the predictable. It enables us to reply to the common wisdom that we cannot soar by saying, "Just watch!"

    Bill Bradley

  10. That which seems the height of absurdity in one generation often becomes the height of wisdom in another.

    Adlai E. Stevenson

  11. If you believe the doctors, nothing is wholesome; if you believe the theologians, nothing is innocent; if you believe the military, nothing is safe.

    Lord Salisbury

  12. Lord, give us the wisdom to utter words that are gentle and tender, for tomorrow we may have to eat them.

    Mo Udall

  13. A proverb is the wisdom of many and the wit of one.

    Lord John Russell

  14. To keep your secret is wisdom; to expect others to keep it is folly.

    William Samuel Johnson

  15. Never, never, never give in!

    Winston Churchill

  16. It is now conventional wisdom that Americans do not care why we went to war in Iraq, that it is enough that the world is better off without Saddam Hussein.

    Adam Schiff

  17. Any successful nominee should possess both the temperament to interpret the law and the wisdom to do so fairly. The next Supreme Court Justice should have a record of protecting individual rights and a strong willingness to put aside any political agenda.

    Bennie Thompson

  18. Conventional wisdom holds that setting a timetable for getting American troops out of Iraq would be a mistake.

    Nick Clooney

  19. As I visited the various neighborhoods in the campaign, I learned fast that it's a mistake to think that all of the wisdom and possible solutions to our problems are available only in this building.

    Jane Byrne

  20. While many of us never knew Ronald Reagan personally, we felt close to him because we shared his lighthearted sense of humor, admired his uncommon virtue, and were moved by his remarkable wisdom.

    Randy Forbes

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Roman quotes about wisdom

What top Roman authors say about wisdom? Roman authors are well know for their wise wisdom messages. Quotes about wisdom from Roman authors.


  1. Wise men learn more from fools than fools from the wise.

    Cato The Elder

  2. Cowards die many times before their actual deaths

    Julius Caesar

  3. The wise man sees in the misfortune of others what he should avoid.

    Marcus Aurelius

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

    Horace

  5. No man is wise enough by himself.

    Plautus

  6. Wisdom overcomes fortune.

    Juvenal

  7. Wisdom is always an overmatch for strength.

    Phaedrus

  8. Wisdom is not attained by years, but by ability.

    Plautus

  9. Patience is the companion of wisdom.

    Saint Augustine

  10. He whose wisdom cannot help him, gets no good from being wise.

    Quintus Ennius

  11. Not by age but by capacity is wisdom acquired.

    Plautus

  12. No man was ever wise by chance.

    Lucius Annaeus Seneca

  13. Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.

    Juvenal

  14. The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil.

    Marcus Tullius Cicero

  15. Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life -- in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do as well as to talk; and to make our words and actions all of a color.

    Marcus Annaeus Seneca Seneca The Elder

  16. Wisdom allows nothing to be good that will not be so forever; no man to be happy but he that needs no other happiness than what he has within himself; no man to be great or powerful that is not master of himself.

    Lucius Annaeus Seneca

  17. Nobody can give you wiser advice than yourself.

    Marcus Tullius Cicero

  18. Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do as well as to talk; and to make our words and actions all of a color.

    Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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Japanese quotes about wisdom

What top Japanese authors say about wisdom? Japanese authors are well know for their wise wisdom messages. Wisdom sayings by Japanese authors.


  1. What is man's ultimate direction in life? It is to look for love, truth, virtue, and beauty.

    Shinichi Suzuki

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

    Matsuo Basho

  3. You are wise to climb Mt. Fuji, but a fool to do it twice.

    Japanese Proverbs

  4. Always keep your mind as bright and clear as the vast sky, the great ocean, and the highest peak, empty of all thoughts. Always keep your body filled with light and heat. Fill yourself with the power of wisdom and enlightenment.

    Morihei Ueshiba

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British quotes about wisdom

What top British authors say about wisdom? British authors are well know for their wise wisdom messages. Wisdom quotations from British authors.


  1. Every generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.

    George Orwell

  2. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.

    Bertrand Russell

  3. We can't command our love, but we can our actions.

    Arthur Conan Doyle

  4. The most important lesson of New Labour is this: Every time we made progress we did it by challenging the conventional wisdom.

    Ed Miliband

  5. The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations.

    Benjamin Disraeli

  6. Both in thought and in feeling, even though time be real, to realise the unimportance of time is the gate of wisdom.

    Bertrand Russell

  7. Though wisdom cannot be gotten for gold, still less can be gotten without it.

    Samuel Butler

  8. The pine stays green in winter... wisdom in hardship.

    Norman Douglas

  9. As much money and life as you could want! The two things most human beings would choose above all - the trouble is, humans do have a knack of choosing precisely those things that are worst for them.

    J. K. Rowling

  10. If an idea is indeed sensible, it will eventually become just part of the accepted wisdom.

    Nigel Farage

  11. I see a wiser person than when I was younger: having babies, and passing 30, were the turning points. What women in their 40s - I am 39 - lack in gorgeousness, they make up for in wisdom. I love ageing, despite the drawbacks - thinner, drier skin.

    Thandie Newton

  12. It is much more difficult to measure nonperformance than performance.

    Harold S. Geneen

  13. In seeking wisdom thou art wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it - thou art a fool.

    Lord Chesterfield

  14. What is all wisdom save a collection of platitudes?

    Norman Douglas

  15. The sublimity of wisdom is to do those things living, which are to be desired when dying.

    Norman Douglas

  16. A proverb is the wisdom of many and the wit of one.

    Lord John Russell

  17. Take the matter as you find it ask no questions, utter no remonstrances; it is your best wisdom. You expected bread and you have got a stone: break your teeth on it, and don't shriek because the nerves are martyrised; do not doubt that your mental stomach - if you have such a thing - is strong as an ostrich's; the stone will digest. You held out your hand for an egg, and fate put into it a scorpion. Show no consternation; close your fingers firmly upon the gift; let it sting through your palm. Never mind; in time, after your hand and arm have swelled and quivered long with torture, the squeezed scorpion will die, and you will have learned the great lesson how to endure without a sob.

    Charlotte Bronte

  18. Never, never, never give in!

    Winston Churchill

  19. Angry people are not always wise.

    Jane Austen

  20. Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.

    C. S. Lewis

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French quotes about wisdom

What top French authors say about wisdom? French authors are well know for their wise wisdom messages. Wise quotes from French authors.


  1. History is a set of lies agreed upon.

    Napoleon Bonaparte

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

    Voltaire

  3. Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good, to the praise that deceives them.

    Francois de la Rochefoucauld

  4. Wise people are foolish if they cannot adapt to foolish people.

    Michel de Montaigne

  5. The only one who is wiser than anyone is everyone.

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  6. The extreme limit of wisdom --that's what the public calls madness.

    Jean Cocteau

  7. We don't receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us.

    Marcel Proust

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

    Francois de la Rochefoucauld

  9. All human wisdom is summed up in two words; wait and hope.

    Alexander Dumas

  10. It's the height of folly to want to be the only wise one.

    Francois de la Rochefoucauld

  11. We can be knowledgeable with other men's knowledge, but we cannot be wise with other men's wisdom.

    Michel de Montaigne

  12. Impossible is a word to be found only in the dictionary of fools.

    Napoleon Bonaparte

  13. The key to wisdom is this - constant and frequent questioning, for by doubting we are led to question and by questioning we arrive at the truth.

    Peter Abelard

  14. Be happy. It's one way of being wise.

    Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

  15. Wisdom hath her excesses, and no less need of moderation than folly.

    Michel de Montaigne

  16. Contemplation and wisdom are highest achievements and man is not totally at home with them.

    Gabriel Marcel

  17. Everything I know I learned after I was thirty.

    Georges Clemenceau

  18. It is great folly to wish to be wise all alone.

    Francois de la Rochefoucauld

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

    Antoine de Saint-Exupery

  20. I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior.

    Hippolyte Taine

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Famous authors with quotes on wisdom.

Here are quotes from some of the most famous authors. They include Dr. Seuss quotes, Plato quotes, Socrates quotes, Chinese Proverbs quotes, Buddha quotes, Lao Tzu quotes, Bible quotes, Confucius quotes, sayings and more wise wisdom words.


Top wisdom Ralph Waldo Emerson quotes

Ralph Waldo Emerson is author of top wisdom messages and citations. Wise quotes by Ralph Waldo Emerson.


  1. Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  2. Adopt the pace of nature, her secret is patience.

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  3. Most of the shadows of life are caused by standing in our own sunshine.

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  4. Life is a festival only to the wise.

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  5. Nature and books belong to the eyes that see them.

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  6. The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  7. The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  8. Wisdom is like electricity. There is no permanently wise man, but men capable of wisdom, who, being put into certain company, or other favorable conditions, become wise for a short time, as glasses rubbed acquire electric power for a while.

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  9. Raphael paints wisdom; Handel sings it, Phidias carves it, Shakespeare writes it, Wren builds it, Columbus sails it, Luther preaches it, Washington arms it, Watt mechanizes it.

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  10. There is a time when a man distinguishes the idea of felicity from the idea of wealth; it is the beginning of wisdom.

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  11. Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom.

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  12. Before we acquire great power we must acquire wisdom to use it well.

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Top wisdom Maya Angelou quotes

Maya Angelou is author of top wisdom messages and citations. Wisdom sayings from Maya Angelou.


  1. When you know better you do better.

    Maya Angelou

  2. You can’t really know where you are going until you know where you have been.

    Maya Angelou

  3. You alone are enough. You have nothing to prove to anybody

    Maya Angelou

  4. The children to whom we read simple stories may or may not show gratitude, but each boon we give strengthens the pillars of the world.

    Maya Angelou

  5. I was told many years ago by my grandmother who raised me: If somebody puts you on a road and you don’t feel comfortable on it and you look ahead and you don’t like the destination and you look behind and you don’t want to return to that place, step off the road.

    Maya Angelou

  6. I love wisdom. And you can never be great at anything unless you love it. Not be in love with it, but love the thing, admire the thing. And it seems that if you love the thing, and you don't just want to possess it, it will find you.

    Maya Angelou

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Top wisdom Benjamin Franklin quotes

Benjamin Franklin is author of top wisdom messages and citations. Wisdom quotations by Benjamin Franklin.


  1. The doors of wisdom are never shut.

    Benjamin Franklin

  2. Where sense is wanting, everything is wanting.

    Benjamin Franklin

  3. Without freedom of thought, there can be no such thing as wisdom - and no such thing as public liberty without freedom of speech.

    Benjamin Franklin

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Top wisdom Bible quotes

Bible is author of top wisdom messages and citations. Sacred wisdom quotes from the Bible.


  1. Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom; and with all your getting get understanding.

    Bible

  2. Wisdom is better than weapons of war. 9:18b, Ecclesiastes

    Bible

  3. He that walketh with wise men shall be wise.

    Bible

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

    Bible

  5. So teach us to number our days that we may apply our hearts to wisdom.

    Bible

  6. The ear that heareth the reproof of life abideth among the wise. Proverbs 15: 31

    Bible

  7. The testimony of the Lord is sure making wise the simple. Psalms 19:7

    Bible

  8. Wisdom and knowledge shall be the stability of your times.

    Bible

  9. Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seemeth to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise. For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. 1 Corinthians 3:18-19

    Bible

  10. Blessed is the man who finds wisdom, the man who gains understanding, for she is more profitable than silver and yields better returns than gold. She is more precious than rubies; nothing you desire can compare with her. Proverbs 3:13-15

    Bible

  11. 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

  12. The wisdom of a learned man comet by opportunity of leisure: and he that hath little business shall become wise. Ecclesiasticus 38:25

    Bible

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Top wisdom Charles Dickens quotes

Charles Dickens is author of top wisdom messages and citations. Awesome wise sayings by Charles Dickens.


  1. A loving heart is the truest wisdom.

    Charles Dickens

  2. There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart.

    Charles Dickens

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Top wisdom George Bernard Shaw quotes

George Bernard Shaw is author of top wisdom messages and citations. Quotations about wisdom by George Bernard Shaw.


  1. The only man I know who behaves sensibly is my tailor; he takes my measurements anew each time he sees me. The rest go on with their old measurements and expect me to fit them.

    George Bernard Shaw

  2. Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.

    George Bernard Shaw

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Top wisdom Mark Twain quotes

Mark Twain is author of top wisdom messages and citations. Top wise quotes by Mark Twain.


  1. It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.

    Mark Twain

  2. Acknowledging what you don't know is the dawning of wisdom.

    Mark Twain

  3. In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.

    Mark Twain

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

    Mark Twain

  5. Better to keep your mouth shut and appear stupid than to open it and remove all doubt.

    Mark Twain

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Top wisdom Plato quotes

Plato is author of top wisdom messages and citations. Wisdom quotations from Plato.


  1. Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something.

    Plato

  2. A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.

    Plato

  3. The wisest have the most authority.

    Plato

  4. Wisdom alone is the science of others sciences.

    Plato

  5. The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depends upon himself, and not upon other men, has adopted the very best plan for living happily. This is the man of moderation, the man of manly character and of wisdom.

    Plato

  6. Knowledge without justice ought to be called cunning rather than wisdom.

    Plato

  7. Cunning... is but the low mimic of wisdom.

    Plato

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Top wisdom Buddha quotes

Buddha is author of top wisdom messages and citations. Great sayings that are about wisdom by Buddha.


  1. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection

    Buddha

  2. Follow then the shining ones, the wise, the awakened, the loving, for they know how to work and forbear.

    Buddha

  3. As irrigators lead water where they want, as archers make their arrows straight, as carpenters carve wood, the wise shape their minds.

    Buddha

  4. To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.

    Buddha

  5. Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.

    Buddha

  6. I am not the first Buddha who came upon Earth, nor shall I be the last. In due time, another Buddha will arise in the world - a Holy One, a supremely enlightened One, endowed with wisdom in conduct, auspicious, knowing the universe, an incomparable leader of men, a master of angels and mortals.

    Buddha

  7. Let my skin and sinews and bones dry up, together with all the flesh and blood of my body! I welcome it! But I will not move from this spot until I have attained the supreme and final wisdom.

    Buddha

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Top wisdom Nelson Mandela quotes

Nelson Mandela is author of top wisdom messages and citations. Wise sayings by Nelson Mandela.


  1. If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart. Nelson Mandela and The Language of Leaders.

    Nelson Mandela

  2. A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.

    Nelson Mandela

  3. Whatever position I occupied, it was the result of colleagues - of my comrades in the movement - who had decided in their wisdom to use me for the purpose of focusing the attention of the country and the international community on me.

    Nelson Mandela

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Top wisdom Albert Einstein quotes

Albert Einstein is author of top wisdom messages and citations. Quotes on wisdom from Albert Einstein.


  1. If you can't explain it to a six year old, you don't understand it yourself.

    Albert Einstein

  2. The only thing you absolutely have to know is the location of the library.

    Albert Einstein

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Top wisdom Confucius quotes

Confucius is author of top wisdom messages and citations. Ancient wisdom quotations by Confucius.


  1. The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life.

    Confucius

  2. To know what you know and what you do not know, that is true knowledge.

    Confucius

  3. To love a thing means wanting it to live.

    Confucius

  4. 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

  5. The man of wisdom is never of two minds; the man of benevolence never worries; the man of courage is never afraid.

    Confucius

  6. Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.

    Confucius

  7. When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.

    Confucius

  8. There are three methods to gaining wisdom. The first is reflection, which is the highest. The second is limitation, which is the easiest. The third is experience, which is the bitterest.

    Confucius

  9. They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.

    Confucius

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Top wisdom Lao Tzu quotes

Lao Tzu is author of top wisdom messages and citations. Chinese wisdom from quotations by Lao Tzu.


  1. Remember: “The Best Fighter is Never Angry."

    Lao Tzu

  2. Deal with the big while it is still small.

    Lao Tzu

  3. Silence is a source of great strength.

    Lao Tzu

  4. Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment.

    Lao Tzu

  5. When the superior scholar hears of Tao, he diligently practises it. When the average scholar hears of Tao, he sometimes retains it, sometimes loses it. When the inferior scholar hears of Tao, he loudly laughs at it. Were it not thus ridiculed, it would not be worthy of the name of Tao.

    Lao Tzu

  6. Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power. If you realize that you have enough, you are truly rich.

    Lao Tzu

  7. He who acts, spoils; he who grasps, lets slip.

    Lao Tzu

  8. I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.

    Lao Tzu

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