Wisdom Quotes

407 Wisdom quotes:

"It is the Soviet Union that runs against the tide of history.... [It is] the march of freedom and democracy which will leave Marxism-Leninism on the ash heap of history as it has left other tyrannies which stifle the freedom and muzzle the self-expression of the people."
Author: Reagan Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes
"Envy consists in seeing things never in themselves, but only in their relations. If you desire glory, you may envy Napoleon, but Napoleon envied Caesar, Caesar envied Alexander, and Alexander, I daresay, envied Hercules, who never existed."
"As long as you derive inner help and comfort from anything, keep it."
"So wise so young, they say, do never live long."
Author: Shakespeare Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes
"Wisdom is oftentimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar."
"Wisdom married to immortal verse."
Author: Wordsworth Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes
"Today we have done what we had to do. If necessary, we shall do it again."
Author: Reagan Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes
"Wisdom makes a slow defense against trouble, though a sure one in the end."
Author: Goldsmith Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes
"Truth from his lips prevailed with double sway, and fools, who came to scoff, remained to pray."
"A man never reaches that dizzy height of wisdom that he can no longer be lead by the nose."
Author: Twain Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes
"He that thinks himself the wisest is generally the greatest fool."
Author: Colton Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes
"So confident am I in the intentions, as well as wisdom, of the government, that I shall always be satisfied that what is not done, either cannot, or ought not to be done."
Author: Jefferson Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes
"O World, thou choosest not the better part! It is not wisdom to be only wise, And on the inward vision close the eyes, But it is wisdom to believe the heart."
Author: Santayana Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes
"The good want power, but to weep barren tears. The powerful goodness want: worse need for them. The wise want love; and those who love want wisdom; And all good things are thus confused with ill."
Author: Shelley Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."
"Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it."
"It would need a great deal of wisdom to know what it is we want to know."
Author: Yeats Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes
"Wit, by itself, is of little account. It becomes a moment only when grounded on wisdom."
Author: Twain Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes
"Wisdom is humble that he knows no more."
"The wisdom of our ancestors."
Author: Burke Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes

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