Wisdom Quotes

Chance and change are busy ever; Man decays, and ages move; But His mercy waneth never; God is wisdom, God is love.

Sir John Bowring

Rightly defined philosophy is simply the love of wisdom.

Marcus Tulius Cicero

Doubt the conventional wisdom unless you can verify it with reason and experiment.

Steve Albini

To be a philosopher is not merely to have subtle thoughts, nor even to found a school, but to so love wisdom as to live according to its dictates a life of simplicity, independence, magnanimity and trust

Henry David Thoreau

Philosophy, rightly defined, is simply the love of wisdom

Marcus Tullius Cicero

The hunger for facile wisdom is the root of all false philosophy.

George Santayana

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.

Aristotle

We all admire the wisdom of people who come to us for advice.

Arthur Helps

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
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