|Quote 40||Learning sleeps and snores in libraries, but wisdom is everywhere, wide awake, on tiptoe.|
|Quote 98||By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experienc...|
|Quote 113||He dares to be a fool, and that is the first step in the direction of wisdom.|
|Quote 196||Always keep an open mind and a compassionate heart.|
|Quote 225||He who devotes sixteen hours a day to hard study may become at sixty as wise as he thought himself at twenty.|
|Quote 235||Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.|
|Quote 280||A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
- Francis Bacon|
|Quote 293||A mistake is simply another way of doing things.|
|Quote 296||Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world.|
|Quote 307||It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.|
|Quote 321||Memory is the mother of all wisdom.
|Quote 348||As you walk down the fairway of life you must smell the roses, for you only get to play one round.|
|Quote 354||Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.|
|Quote 435||A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew.|
|Quote 452||In seeking wisdom thou art wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it - thou art a fool.|
|Quote 566||Wisdom begins in wonder.
|Quote 715||Patience is the companion of wisdom.
- Augustine of Hippo|
|Quote 717||We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.|
|Quote 802||Nine-tenths of wisdom is being wise in time.
- Theodore Roosevelt|
|Quote 804||Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson|
|Quote 972||Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.|
|Quote 1125||The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations.|
|Quote 1233||It is astonishing with how little wisdom mankind can be governed, when that little wisdom is its own.|
|Quote 1277||Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.|
|Quote 1351||The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions.|
|Quote 1440||All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man.|
|Quote 1452||To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
- Bertrand Russell|
|Quote 1502||Does wisdom perhaps appear on the earth as a raven which is inspired by the smell of carrion?|
|Quote 1924||The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.|
|Quote 2447||Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.|
|Quote 2574||Virtues are acquired through endeavor, Which rests wholly upon yourself. So, to praise others for their virtues can but encourage one's...|
|Quote 2690||If you want to be found stand where the seeker seeks.|
|Quote 2830||Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.|
|Quote 3034||A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.
- Robert Frost|
|Quote 3105||The doors of wisdom are never shut.
- Benjamin Franklin|
|Quote 3133||Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.|
|Quote 3333||Cleverness is not wisdom.
|Quote 3380||It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf.|
|Quote 3530||Wisdom begins at the end.
- Daniel Webster|
|Quote 3568||Wisdom is a sacred communion.
- Victor Hugo|
|Quote 4182||It is a characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things.|
|Quote 4321||Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity.|
|Quote 4676||Wisdom stands at the turn in the road and calls upon us publicly, but we consider it false and despise its adherents.|
|Quote 4789||The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.|
|Quote 5311||Wisdom outweighs any wealth.
|Quote 7063||Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. |
|Quote 7688||There are three faithful friends - an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.|
|Quote 7711||It is the nature of the wise to resist pleasures, but the foolish to be a slave to them.|
|Quote 7768||If you believe the doctors, nothing is wholesome; if you believe the theologians, nothing is innocent; if you believe the military, nothing ...|
|Quote 7876||Wisdom doesn't necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself.|
|Quote 7881||The wheel that squeaks the loudest is the one that gets the grease.|
|Quote 7987||Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.|
|Quote 8010||Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.|
|Quote 8205||Nature and books belong to the eyes that see them.|
|Quote 8305||It is much more difficult to measure nonperformance than performance.|
|Quote 8306||Who is wise in love, love most, say least.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson|
|Quote 8316||Wise kings generally have wise counselors; and he must be a wise man himself who is capable of distinguishing one.|
|Quote 8396||Ignorant men raise questions that wise men answered a thousand years ago.|
|Quote 8478||You can't sweep other people off their feet, if you can't be swept off your own.|
|Quote 8487||Of prosperity mortals can never have enough.
|Quote 8551||Wise men make more opportunities than they find.|
|Quote 8622||Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness.
|Quote 8695||A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.|
|Quote 8714||Rarely promise, but, if lawful, constantly perform.|
|Quote 8842||Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess, and yet all the honesty in the world ain't lawful tender for a loaf of bread.|
|Quote 9031||The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.|
|Quote 9573||The opportunity for brotherhood presents itself every time you meet a human being.|
|Quote 9596||Don't taunt the alligator until after you've crossed the creek.|
|Quote 9598||The end of wisdom is to dream high enough to lose the dream in the seeking of it.|
|Quote 9640||Wisdom is the quality that keeps you from getting into situations where you need it.|
|Quote 9664||Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away.|
|Quote 9732||The best way to predict the future is to invent it.|
|Quote 9748||Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it.|
|Quote 9855||I'd rather regret the things I've done than regret the things I haven't done.|
|Quote 9923||He who lives by the crystal ball soon learns to eat ground glass.|
|Quote 10045||It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it.|
|Quote 10095||When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.|
|Quote 10171||The difference between chirping out of turn and a faux pas depends on what kind of a bar you're in.|
|Quote 10407||Winners never quit and quitters never win.
- Vince Lombardi|
|Quote 10420||A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation.|
|Quote 10489||What is man's ultimate direction in life? It is to look for love, truth, virtue, and beauty.|
|Quote 10886||Perspective is worth 80 IQ points.
- Alan Kay|
|Quote 10941||It is the neglect of timely repair that makes rebuilding necessary.|
|Quote 10965||Some folks are wise and some are otherwise.
- Tobias Smollett|
|Quote 11014||Repeat anything often enough and it will start to become you.|
|Quote 11035||When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportuni...|
|Quote 11069||The future has already arrived. It's just not evenly distributed yet.|
|Quote 11158||The wisdom of the wise is an uncommon degree of common sense.|
|Quote 11171||Wisdom is always an overmatch for strength.
- Phil Jackson|
|Quote 11189||The truest wisdom is a resolute determination.|
|Quote 11232||To be satisfied with a little, is the greatest wisdom; and he that increaseth his riches, increaseth his cares; but a contented mind is a hi...|
|Quote 11238||When I can look life in the eyes, grown calm and very coldly wise, life will have given me the truth, and taken in exchange - my youth.|
|Quote 11418||In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.|
|Quote 11492||Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
- Ben Hogan|
|Quote 11567||You have to find out what's right for you, so it's trial and error. You are going to be all right if you accept realistic goals fo...|
|Quote 11578||Turn your wounds into wisdom.
- Oprah Winfrey|
|Quote 11625||From the errors of others, a wise man corrects his own.|
|Quote 11765||Don't follow any advice, no matter how good, until you feel as deeply in your spirit as you think in your mind that the counsel is wise...|
|Quote 11915||Life is a travelling to the edge of knowledge, then a leap taken.|
|Quote 12075||Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the persons who possess it.|
|Quote 12214||We should not judge people by their peak of excellence; but by the distance they have traveled from the point where they started.|
|Quote 12220||Winning is not everything, but wanting to win is.|
|Quote 12337||The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance - it is the illusion of knowledge.|
|Quote 12341||There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart.|
|Quote 12415||The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind.|
|Quote 12794||The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.|
|Quote 12846||If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.|
|Quote 13065||Climb the mountains and get their good tidings.|
|Quote 13090||Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone.|
|Quote 13505||Nobody can give you wiser advice than yourself.|
|Quote 13557||No man was ever wise by chance.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca|
|Quote 13615||If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them; everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to sto...|
|Quote 13706||Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.|
|Quote 13981||Few of the many wise apothegms which have been uttered have prevented a single foolish action.|