A resolute determination is the truest wisdom.
Just as a cautious businessman avoids investing all his capital in one concern, so wisdom would probably admonish us also not to anticipate all our happiness from one quarter alone.
I do not believe in the collective wisdom of individual ignorance.
Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
Mistakes are the usual bridge between inexperience and wisdom.
Contrary to the received wisdom, global markets are not unregulated. They are regulated to produce inequality.
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
Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men
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
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
The perfection of wisdom, and the end of true philosophy is to proportion our wants to our possessions, our ambitions to our capacities, we will then be a happy and a virtuous people
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
Rightly defined philosophy is simply the love of wisdom.
In the frank expression of conflicting opinions lies the greatest promise of wisdom in governmental action
The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.
It is astonishing with how little wisdom mankind can be governed, when that little wisdom is its own
Meditation brings wisdom; lack of mediation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what hold you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom
In the Buddha's life story we see the three stages of practice: Morality comes first, then concentrated meditation, and then wisdom. And we see that the path takes time.
Meditation brings wisdom; lack of meditation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what holds you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom
Meditation brings wisdom; lack of meditation leaves ignorance. Know well
what leads you forward and what hold you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom.
Experience comprises illusions lost, rather than wisdom gained.
Illusion and wisdom combined are the charm of life and art.
Some people come into our lives and quickly go.
Some people move our souls to dance.
They awaken us to new understanding with the passing whisper of their wisdom.
Some people make the sky more beautiful to gaze upon.
They stay in our lives for awhile, leave footprints on our hearts,
and we are never ever the same.