Wisdom Quotes

A wise man\'s bosom is the safe of his secrets.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

A man doesn't begin to attain wisdom until he recognizes that he is no longer indispensable.

Richard Evelyn Byrd

When wisdom reaches the acme of perfection it, will suppress the vicious instincts and injurious desires.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

Wisdom is the understanding of celestial things to which the Spirit is brought by Love.

Honor de Balzac

There is no greater wealth than wisdom, no greater poverty than ignorance; no greater heritage than culture and no greater support than consultation.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

An intelligent person is never afraid or ashamed to find errors in their understanding of things.

Bryant McGill

There are two allied powers in man; knowledge and wisdom. Knowledge is so much of the truth seen in a distorted medium as the mind arrives at by groping, wisdom what the eye of divine vision sees in the spirit.

Sri Aurobindo

The only true wisdom is knowing that you know nothing.

Socrates

Authority without wisdom is like a heavy axe without an edge, fitter to bruise than polish.

Anne Bradstreet

A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew.

Herbert Eugene Caen

Wisdom we know is the knowledge of good and evil not the strength to choose between the two.

John Cheever

What is learnt is a handful of sand, while what is unknown is the size of the world.

Tamil proverb

Solomon made a great mistake when he asked for wisdom.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

Wisdom cannot prevent a fall, but may cushion it.

Mason Cooley

In idle wishes fools supinely stay; Be there a will, and wisdom finds a way.

George Crabbe

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : June 10, 2014
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