Much wisdom often goes with brevity of speech.
This above all: to thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.
Silence is true wisdom's best reply.
A man may learn wisdom even from a foe.
If thou art able, O stranger, to find out all these things and gather them together in your mind, giving all the relations,thou shalt depart crowned with glory and knowing that thou hast been adjudged perfect in this species of wisdom.
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone.
Wisdom comes alone through suffering.
The middle path is the way to wisdom.
They would need to be already wise, in order to love wisdom.
Angels from their wisdom go still further. They say that not only every thing good and true is from the Lord, but every thing of life as well.
Knowledge which is divorced from justice, may be called cunning rather than wisdom.
The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.
I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.
No man ever became wise by chance.
It is not white hair that engenders wisdom.
I gave my beauty and my youth to men. I am going to give my wisdom and experience to animals.
All human wisdom is summed up in two words; wait and hope.
Patience is the companion of wisdom.
Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.
We don't receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us.
Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.
Wisdom is that apprehension of heavenly things to which the spirit rises through love.
Teach you children poetry; it opens the mind, lends grace to wisdom and makes the heroic virtues hereditary.
Our happiness depends on wisdom all the way.