Wisdom Quotes

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

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

Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of he main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.

Bertrand Russell

Mistakes are the usual bridge between inexperience and wisdom.

Phyllis Theroux

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

Thomas Carlyle

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
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