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What is wisdom?

 

Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.

Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life. ~Immanuel Kant

 

Don’t gain the world and lose your soul; wisdom is better than silver or gold. ~Bob Marley

 

The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance. ~Benjamin Franklin

 

The truest wisdom is a resolute determination. ~Napoleon Bonaparte

 

Wisdom is oftentimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar. ~William Wordsworth

 

I’m not wise, but the beginning of wisdom is there; it’s like relaxing into – and an acceptance of – things. ~Tina Turner

 

True wisdom is less presuming than folly. The wise man doubteth often, and changeth his mind; the fool is obstinate, and doubteth not; he knoweth all things but his own ignorance. ~Akhenaton

 

Wisdom is nothing but a preparation of the soul, a capacity, a secret art of thinking, feeling and breathing thoughts of unity at every moment of life. ~Hermann Hesse

 

The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness. ~Michel de Montaigne

 

Wisdom is always an overmatch for strength. ~Phil Jackson

 

All human wisdom is summed up in two words; wait and hope. ~Alexandre Dumas

The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing. ~Socrates

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing. ~Socrates

 

The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

Earthly wisdom is doing what comes naturally. Godly wisdom is doing what the Holy Spirit compels us to do. ~Charles Stanley

 

For most of us, wisdom is acquired in the thicket of experience and usually meets us somewhere along the way if we live long enough. But sooner is better than later. ~H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Wisdom is the power to put our time and our knowledge to the proper use. ~Thomas J. Watson

Wisdom is the power to put our time and our knowledge to the proper use. ~Thomas J. Watson

Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone. ~Horace

Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone. ~Horace

Wisdom is a sacred communion. ~Victor Hugo

Wisdom is a sacred communion. ~Victor Hugo

 

Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you’d have preferred to talk. ~Doug Larson

 

Wisdom is the abstract of the past, but beauty is the promise of the future. ~Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

 

Man’s wisdom is his best friend; folly his worst enemy. ~William Temple

Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness ~Sophocles

Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness. ~Sophocles

 

Learning sleeps and snores in libraries, but wisdom is everywhere, wide awake, on tiptoe. ~Josh Billings

 

Wisdom alone is true ambition’s aim, wisdom is the source of virtue and of fame; obtained with labour, for mankind employed, and then, when most you share it, best enjoyed. ~Alfred North Whitehead

 

Wisdom is humble that he knows no more. ~William Cowper

Wisdom is the knowledge of good and evil, not the strength to choose between the two. ~John Cheever

Wisdom is the knowledge of good and evil, not the strength to choose between the two. ~John Cheever

 

Wisdom is knowledge which has become a part of one’s being. ~Orison Swett Marden

 

Wisdom is the quality that keeps you from getting into situations where you need it. ~Doug Larson

 

Knowledge vs Wisdom

 

Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is knowing not to put it in a fruit salad. ~Brian O’Driscoll

 

Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom. ~Charles Spurgeon

 

Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life. ~Immanuel Kant

 

Knowledge is proud that it knows so much; wisdom is humble that it knows no more. ~William Cowper

 

Best wisdom quotes

 

Wisdom is nothing but a preparation of the soul, a capacity, a secret art of thinking, feeling and breathing thoughts of unity at every moment of life. ~Hermann Hesse

 

The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. ~Lao Tzu

 

There are many ways of going forward, but only one way of standing still. ~Franklin D. Roosevelt

 

Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change. ~Confucius

 

Because you are women, people will force their thinking on you, their boundaries on you. They will tell you how to dress, how to behave, who you can meet and where you can go. Don’t live in the shadows of people’s judgement. Make your own choices in the light of your own wisdom. ~Amitabh Bachchan

 

Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. ~Benjamin Franklin

 

Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment. ~Jim Rohn

 

There is only a finger’s difference between a wise man and a fool. ~Diogenes

 

Work like you don’t need the money. Love like you’ve never been hurt. Dance like nobody’s watching. ~Satchel Paige

 

To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one’s family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one’s own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him. ~Buddha

 

A fool is known by his speech; and a wise man by silence. ~Pythagoras

 

In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks. ~John Muir

 

For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone. ~Audrey Hepburn

 

We don’t receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us. ~Marcel Proust

 

Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

Short wisdom quotes

 

Wisdom begins in wonder. ~Socrates

 

Honesty is the best policy. ~Benjamin Franklin

 

Commitment is an act, not a word. ~Jean-Paul Sartre

 

Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom. ~Francis Bacon

 

Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens. ~Jimi Hendrix

 

Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures. ~H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

 

The pine stays green in winter… wisdom in hardship. ~Norman Douglas

 

Memory is the mother of all wisdom. ~Aeschylus

 

Be happy. It’s one way of being wise. ~Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

 

If you want a thing done well, do it yourself. ~Napoleon Bonaparte

 

When in doubt, don’t. ~Benjamin Franklin

 

Be as you wish to seem. ~Socrates

 

No one wants advice – only corroboration. ~John Steinbeck

 

I praise loudly. I blame softly. ~Catherine the Great

 

Turn your wounds into wisdom. ~Oprah Winfrey

 

Kisses are a better fate than wisdom. ~e. e. cummings

 

Once you label me you negate me. ~Soren Kierkegaard

 

A loving heart is the truest wisdom. ~Charles Dickens

 

It is better to rust out than wear out. ~Edwin Markham

 

It isn’t what you do, but how you do it. ~John Wooden

 

Funny wisdom quotes

 

Silence is foolish if we are wise, but wise if we are foolish. ~Charles Caleb Colton

 

Look wise, say nothing, and grunt. Speech was given to conceal thought. ~William Osler

 

He was a wise man who invented beer. ~Plato

 

Always keep your love life, bank account and next move private.

 

Never make eye contact while eating a banana.

 

I never make the same mistake twice. I make it three four times, you know. Just to be sure!

 

Wisdom quotes about life

 

Whatever you do in life, surround yourself with smart people who’ll argue with you. ~John Wooden

 

The philosophy of life is this: Life is not a struggle, not a tension… Life is bliss. It is eternal wisdom, eternal existence. ~Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

 

Life is a travelling to the edge of knowledge, then a leap taken. ~D. H. Lawrence

 

The final wisdom of life requires not the annulment of incongruity but the achievement of serenity within and above it. ~Reinhold Niebuhr

 

In life, all good things come hard, but wisdom is the hardest to come by. ~Lucille Ball

 

This is the highest wisdom that I own; freedom and life are earned by those alone who conquer them each day anew. ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

More life lessons quotes

Life is the only real counselor; wisdom unfiltered through personal experience does not become a part of the moral tissue. ~Edith Wharton

 

But life is long. And it is the long run that balances the short flare of interest and passion. ~Sylvia Plath

 

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Wisdom quotes about love

 

A loving heart is the truest wisdom. ~Charles Dickens

 

The motto of chivalry is also the motto of wisdom; to serve all, but love only one. ~Honore de Balzac

 

I love wisdom. And you can never be great at anything unless you love it. Not be in love with it, but love the thing, admire the thing. And it seems that if you love the thing, and you don’t just want to possess it, it will find you. ~Maya Angelou

 

Who is wise in love, love most, say least. ~Alfred Lord Tennyson

 

Love is the wisdom of the fool and the folly of the wise. ~Samuel Johnson

 

The word philosophy sounds high-minded, but it simply means the love of wisdom. If you love something, you don’t just read about it; you hug it, you mess with it, you play with it, you argue with it. ~Hugh Jackman

 

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Wisdom quotes about God

 

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. ~Reinhold Niebuhr

 

When you’re young, you wonder what all these old people are droning on about, trying to impart their wisdom. It’s not relevant to you because being young is such a specific thing. Thank God for that. Thank God for the young people who go out and demonstrate against rampant capitalism or whatever. ~Helen Mirren

 

You can only learn so much from books. You can only learn so much from education. Ultimately, it is the wisdom of God that will carry you through in the toughest situations of life. ~Ravi Zacharias

 

Start with God – the first step in learning is bowing down to God; only fools thumb their noses at such wisdom and learning. ~King Solomon

 

Wisdom quotes about work

 

Work like you don’t need the money. Love like you’ve never been hurt. Dance like nobody’s watching. ~Satchel Paige

 

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity. ~Calvin Coolidge

 

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. ~John Steinbeck

 

Wisdom quotes about family

 

To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one’s family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one’s own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him. ~Buddha

 

Don’t ask for a million dollars. Ask for the stuff that’ll get you a million dollars – your health, your brain, your sanity, wisdom. Prepare me for when I do get that million. Make sure I don’t go crazy, make sure I help my family.

 

In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don’t try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present. ~Lao Tzu

 

Wisdom quotes about marriage

 

I am thinking of taking a fifth wife. Why not? Solomon had a thousand wives and he is a synonym for wisdom. ~John Barrymore

 

What is the price of experience? Do men buy it for a song? Or wisdom for a dance in the street? No, it is bought with the price of all the man hath, his house, his wife, his children. ~William Blake

 

Wisdom quotes about success

 

The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom. ~James Allen

 

Some of the best lessons we ever learn are learned from past mistakes. The error of the past is the wisdom and success of the future. ~Dale Turner

 

Intuition is the wisdom formed by feeling and instinct – a gift of knowing without reasoning… Belief is ignited by hope and supported by facts and evidence – it builds alignment and creates confidence. Belief is what sets energy in motion and creates the success that breeds more success. ~Angela Ahrendts

 

Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom. ~Euripides

 

The attempt to combine wisdom and power has only rarely been successful and then only for a short while. ~Albert Einstein

 

Success is not to be pursued; it is to be attracted by the person you become. ~Jim Rohn

 

Singleness of purpose is one of the chief essentials for success in life, no matter what may be one’s aim. ~John D. Rockefeller

 

We learn wisdom from failure much more than from success. We often discover what will do, by finding out what will not do; and probably he who never made a mistake never made a discovery. ~Samuel Smiles

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