Wisdom Quotes

Silence is as full of potential wisdom and wit as the unshown marble of great sculpture. The silent bear no witness against themselves.

Aldous Huxley

When God punishes a land, he deprives it leaders of wisdom.

Italian proverb

In goodness there are all kinds of wisdom.

Euripides

Wisdom and goodness to the vile seem vile.

William Shakespeare

Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences.

Norman Cousins

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

Norman Douglas

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

Don't gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver or gold...

Bob Marley

On life's journey faith is nourishment, virtuous deeds are a shelter, wisdom is the light by day and right mindfulness is the protection by night. If a man lives a pure life, nothing can destroy him.

Buddha

Mingle a little folly with your wisdom; a little nonsense now and then is pleasant.

Horace

It is not wisdom but Authority that makes a law

Thomas Hobbes

Besides the noble art of getting things done, there is a nobler art of leaving things undone. The wisdom of life consists in the elimination of nonessentials.

Lin Yutang

The curse of mortality. You spend the first portion of your life learning, growing stronger, more capable. And then, through no fault of your own, your body begins to fail. You regress. Strong limbs become feeble, keen senses grow dull, hardy constitutions deteriorate. Beauty withers. Organs quit. You remember yourself in your prime, and wonder where that person went. As your wisdom and experience are peaking, your traitorous body becomes a prison.

Brandon Mull

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

Oliver Wendell Holmes

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
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