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A wise man does not try to hurry history.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Adlai Ewing Stevenson

Books are but waste paper unless we spend in action the wisdom we get from thought - asleep. When we are weary of the living, we may repair to the dead, who have nothing of peevishness, pride, or design in their conversation.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter William Butler Yeats

Knowledge without justice ought to be called cunning rather than wisdom.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Plato

Some wisdom you must learn from one who's wise.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Euripides

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.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Sigmund Freud

Death may be the greatest of all human blessings.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Socrates

Thirst drove me down to the water where I drank the moon's reflection.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Jalal-Uddin Rumi

True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Socrates

There are times when fear is good. It must keep its watchful place at the heart's controls. There is advantage in the wisdom won from pain.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Aeschylus

Nine-tenths of wisdom consists in being wise in time.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Theodore Roosevelt

All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Henry David Thoreau

With the rain, falls the wisdom of heaven.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Paulo Coelho

The figure a poem makes. It begins in delight and ends in wisdom... in a clarification of life - not necessarily a great clarification, such as sects and cults are founded on, but in a momentary stay against confusion.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Robert Frost

Wisdom is found only in truth.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Wisdom alone is the science of others sciences.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Plato

The wise are wise only because they love. And the foolish are foolish only because they think they can understand love.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Paulo Coelho

Knowledge can be communicated, but not wisdom. One can find it, live it, be fortified by it, do wonders through it, but one cannot communicate and teach it.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Hermann Hesse

Of all things which wisdom provides to make life entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Epicurus

Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Sophocles

Rich people without wisdom and learning are but sheep with golden fleeces.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Solon

In complete darkness we are all the same, it is only our knowledge and wisdom that separates us, don't let your eyes deceive you.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Janet Jackson

Wisdom ceases to be wisdom when it becomes too proud to weep, too grave to laugh, and too selfish to seek other than itself.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Kahlil Gibran

Children also have artistic ability, and there is wisdom in there having it! The more helpless they are, the more instructive are the examples they furnish us; and they must be preserved free of corruption from an early age.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Paul Klee

Wisdom sets bounds even to knowledge.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Friedrich Nietzsche

Wisdom begins in wonder.
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Socrates



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