Wisdom Quotes


440 Wisdom quotes:



"Wisdom begins in wonder."
"Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness."
Author: Sophocles Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes
"Wisdom outweighs any wealth."
Author: Sophocles Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes
"Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men."
"Wise kings generally have wise counselors; and he must be a wise man himself who is capable of distinguishing one."
"The wise through excess of wisdom is made a fool."
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes Excess Quotes
"Go where he will, the wise man is at home."
"Wisdom is like electricity. There is no permanently wise man, but men capable of wisdom, who, being put into certain company, or other favorable conditions, become wise for a short time, as glasses rubbed acquire electric power for a while."
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes
"Life is a festival only to the wise."
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes
"To know that you know, and to know that you don't know - that is the real wisdom."
Author: Confucius Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes
"As irrigators lead water where they want, as archers make their arrows straight, as carpenters carve wood, the wise shape their minds."
Author: Buddha Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes
"Well I am certainly wiser than this man. It is only too likely that neither of us has any knowledge to boast of; but he thinks that he knows something which he does not know, whereas I am quite conscious of my ignorance. At any rate it seems that I am wiser than he is to this small extent, that I do not think that I know what I do not know."
"There is a time when a man distinguishes the idea of felicity from the idea of wealth; it is the beginning of wisdom."
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes
"He who exercises wisdom exercises the knowledge which is about God."
Author: Epictetus Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes
"The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common."
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes
"Let us be poised, and wise, and our own, today."
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes
"Raphael paints wisdom; Handel sings it, Phidias carves it, Shakespeare writes it, Wren builds it, Columbus sails it, Luther preaches it, Washington arms it, Watt mechanizes it."
Author: Emerson Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes
"Perfect wisdom has four parts, viz., wisdom, the principle of doing things aright; justice, the principle of doing things equally in public and private; fortitude, the principle of not flying danger, but meeting it; and temperance, the principle of subduing desires and living moderately."
Author: Plato Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes
"Follow then the shining ones, the wise, the awakened, the loving, for they know how to work and forbear."
Author: Buddha Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes
"Central banks don't have divine wisdom. They try to do the best analysis they can and must be prepared to stand or fall by the quality of that analysis."
Author: Ash Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes


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