Quotes on Wisdom

Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom. Samuel Taylor Coleridge Quote Details

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

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Wisdom doesn't automatically come with old age. Nothing does - except wrinkles. It's true, some wines improve with age. But only if the grapes were good in the first place. Abigail Van Buren Quote Details

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Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom. Bertrand Russell Quote Details

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Wisdom is knowing what to do next. Virtue is doing it. David Jordan Quote Details

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A prudent person profits from personal experience, a wise one from the experience of others. Joseph Collins Quote Details

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The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depend upon himself, and not upon other men, has adopted the very best plan for living happily. This is the man of moderation, the man of manly character and of wisdom. Plato Quote Details

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To make no mistakes is not in the power of man; but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future. Plutarch Quote Details

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True wisdom is to know what is best worth knowing, and to do what is best worth doing. Edward Humphrey Quote Details

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Wisdom denotes the pursuing of the best ends by the best means. Frances Hutcheson Quote Details

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Our country has not ceased to glory in its strength, but it has come to a realization that it must have something more than numbers and wealth, something more than a fleet and an army, to satisfy the longing of the soul. It knows that to power must be added wisdom, and to greatness must be added morality. Calvin Coolidge Quote Details

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Knowledge and timber shouldn't be much used till they are seasoned. Oliver Wendell Holmes Quote Details

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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 correct judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity. Calvin Coolidge Quote Details

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When ancient opinions and rules of life are taken away, the loss cannot possibly be estimated. From that moment, we have no compass to govern us, nor can we know distinctly to what port to steer. Edmund Burke Quote Details

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Often a dash of judgment is better than a flash of genius. Howard Newton Quote Details

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Be wiser than other people, if you can, but do not tell them so. Lord Chesterfield Quote Details

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There are three marks of a superior man: being virtuous, he is free from anxiety; being wise, he is free from perplexity; being brave, he is free from fear. Confucius Quote Details

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If you isolate your problem from others, your chances of solving it are thin. Problems require wisdom, and wisdom requires perspective. Other people provide that perspective. Bill Russell Quote Details

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To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe. Marilyn vos Savant Quote Details

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Patience is the companion of wisdom. Saint Augustine Quote Details

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Common sense is wisdom with its sleeves rolled up. Kyle Farnsworth Quote Details

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An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere, while the pessimist sees only the red stoplight. The truly wise person is colorblind. Albert Schweitzer Quote Details

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Principles always have natural consequences attached to them. There are positive consequences when we live in harmony with the principles. There are negative consequences when we ignore them. But because these principles apply to everyone, whether or not they are aware, this limitation is universal. And the more we know of correct principles, the greater is our personal freedom to act wisely. Stephen Covey Quote Details

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There are many things of which a wise man might wish to be ignorant. Ralph Waldo Emerson Quote Details

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If you dispense your own wisdom, others often dismiss it; if you offer wisdom from a third party, it seems less arrogant and more acceptable. Randy Pausch Quote Details

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Acquire worldly wisdom and adjust your behavior accordingly. If your new behavior gives you a little temporary unpopularity with your peer group then to hell with them. Charlie Munger Quote Details

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In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn't read all the time - none, zero. Charlie Munger Quote Details

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Develop into a lifelong self-learner through voracious reading; cultivate curiosity and strive to become a little wiser every day. Charlie Munger Quote Details

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Acknowledging what you don't know is the dawning of wisdom. Charlie Munger Quote Details

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Reading and experience train your model of the world. And even if you forget the experience or what you read, its effect on your model of the world persists. Paul Graham Quote Details

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