The virtue of justice consists in moderation, as regulated by wisdom.
A loving heart is the truest wisdom.
This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew.
To make no mistakes is not in the power of man; but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future.
A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.
I hope our wisdom will grow with our power, and teach us, that the less we use our power the greater it will be.
Wisdom is the most important part of happiness.
Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.
The extreme limit of wisdom, that's what the public calls madness.
The greatest obstacle to being heroic is the doubt whether one may not be going to prove one's self a fool; the truest heroism is to resist the doubt; and the profoundest wisdom, to know when it ought to be resisted, and when it be obeyed.
Cleverness is not wisdom.
He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.
There are three classes of men; lovers of wisdom, lovers of honor, and lovers of gain.
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.
Let him that would move the world, first move himself.
We think our fathers fools, so wise we grow. Our wiser sons, no doubt will think us so.
The truest wisdom is a resolute determination.
Memory is the mother of all wisdom.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
To know how to grow old is the master work of wisdom, and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living.
It is good even for old men to learn wisdom.
The motto of chivalry is also the motto of wisdom; to serve all, but love only one.
If suffering brings wisdom, I would wish to be less wise.
I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled poets to write their poetry, but a kind of instinct or inspiration, such as you find in seers and prophets who deliver all their sublime messages without knowing in the least what they mean.
We know what a person thinks not when he tells us what he thinks, but by his actions.