WISDOM Quotes

It's a sign of wisdom that seeds don't squander their energy all at once, instead calmly waiting until the time is right. Seeds aren't stupid

Midas Dekkers

Great strength of body is the gift of nature; But to be able to advise whate'er Is most expedient for one's country's good, Is the peculiar work of sense and wisdom.

Bias

An eastern contemporary, with a grain of wisdom in its wit, says that "when the whites win a fight, it is a victory, and when the Indians win it, it is a massacre."

Lyman Frank Baum

Out of compassion I destroy the darkness of their ignorance. From within them I light the lamp of wisdom and dispel all darkness from their lives

Bhagavad Gita

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

Confucius

Lincoln's appeal to 'the better angels of our nature' failed to avert a fratricidal war. But the compassionate wisdom of Lincoln's first and second inaugurals bequeathed to the Union, cemented with blood, a moral heritage which, when drawn upon in times of stress and strife, is sure to find specific ways and means to surmount difficulties that may appear to be insurmountable

Felix Frankfurter

It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

There is no capital more useful than intellect and wisdom, and there is no indigence more injurious than ignorance and unawareness.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

Our own physical body possesses a wisdom which we who inhabit the body lack. We give it orders which make no sense.

Henry Miller

Our own physical body possesses a wisdom which we who inhabit the body lack. We give it orders which make no sense.

Henry Miller

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.

Thomas Jefferson

Contrary to the received wisdom, global markets are not unregulated. They are regulated to produce inequality.

Kevin Watkins

A spoon does not know the taste of soup, nor a learned fool the taste of wisdom.

Welsh Proverb

Wisdom and foolishness are practically the same. Both are indifferent to the opinions of the world

Joseph Campbell

Mistakes are the usual bridge between inexperience and wisdom.

Phyllis Theroux

First, have a definite, clear practical idea; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end.

Aristotle

I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.

Thomas Carlyle

I have been driven many times upon my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go. My own wisdom and that of all about me seemed insufficient for that day.

Abraham Lincoln

With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.

Keshavan Nair

Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.

Sir Francis Bacon

The greatest life one can have is of service. Give joy, happiness, bliss, laughter, wisdom, prosperity, love & light to others. By doing so, you tap into the Infinite Source within ensuring that you will never have to do without these "treasures" yourself!

Lateef Warnick

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

Samuel Butler

We show wisdom by a decent conformity to social etiquette; it is excess of neatness or display that creates dandyism in men, and coquetry in women.

Robert Adam

There is a courageous wisdom; there is also a false, reptile prudence, the result not of caution but of fear.

Edmund Burke
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