WISDOM QUOTES VIII

quotations about wisdom

The wise men were all fools, what to do?

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN, "Last to Die", Magic

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Crime is the entertainment of the fool; so is wisdom for the man of sense.

BIBLE, Proverbs 10:23

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He who trusts in himself is a fool, but he who walks in wisdom is safe.

BIBLE, Proverbs 28:26

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Wisdom is the wealth of emotional intelligence.

SAJID KHAN, "Wisdom", EIN Presswire, March 15, 2017

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It is true that wisdom has wealth in the one hand and pleasure in the other, that her ways are ways of pleasantness, her paths are paths of peace; but she will never come to one who follows her for the sake of the wealth in the one hand or the pleasure in the other.

LYMAN ABBOTT, Seeking After God

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Wisdom is the never-failing granary of thought.

EDWARD COUNSEL, Maxims

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There's little comfort in the wise.

RUPERT BROOKE, Tiare Tahiti

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Never, no, never did Nature say one thing and Wisdom say another.

EDMUND BURKE, Letters on a Regicide Peace

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It is because the old have forgotten life that they preach wisdom.

PHILIP MOELLER, Helena's Husband

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Wisdom consists in being able to distinguish among dangers and make a choice of the least harmful.

NICCOLO MACHIAVELLI, The Prince

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What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?

JEAN-JACQUES ROUSSEAU, Emile

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A wise man ... proportions his belief to the evidence.

DAVID HUME, An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

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Each of us knows all. We need only open our minds to hear our own wisdom.

DAN BROWN, Angels & Demons

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It's a beautiful thing, the blossoming of Wisdom. Like a flower in spring.

MICHAEL RUDD, Clothes for their Souls

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When wisdom leaves the house folly enters it.

EDWARD COUNSEL, Maxims

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Wisdom comes to us when it can no longer do any good.

GABRIEL GARCÍA MÁRQUEZ, Love in the Time of Cholera

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A man remains ignorant because he loves ignorance, and chooses ignorant thoughts; a man becomes wise because he loves wisdom and chooses wise thoughts.

JAMES ALLEN, Above Life's Turmoil

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No man has all the wisdom in the world; everyone has some.

EDGAR WATSON HOWE, Country Town Sayings

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It is almost everywhere the case that soon after it is begotten the greater part of human wisdom is laid to rest in repositories.

GEORG CHRISTOPH LICHTENBERG, "Notebook K", Aphorisms

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Some would be sages if they did not believe they were so already.

BALTASAR GRACIAN, The Art of Worldly Wisdom

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