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The Art of Worldly Wisdom
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- Wisdom Quotes -

A wise old owl sat on an oak; The more he saw the less he spoke; The less he spoke the more he heard; Why aren't we like that wise old bird?
~ Richards, Edward Hersey

Wisdom is knowing what to do next, skill is knowing how to do it, and virtue is doing it.
~ David Starr Jordan

Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.
~ Lao Tzu

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 hidden treasure, and trouble findeth it not.
~ Akhenaton
In examinations, the foolish ask questions the wise cannot answer.
~ Oscar Wilde

Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
~ Albert Einstein
Wisdom thoroughly learned will never be forgotten.
~ Pythagoras

Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.
~ Sandra Carey

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

By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.
~ Confucius
Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.
~ Elbert Hubbard

Wisdom alone is the science of other sciences.
~ Plato
Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
~ Plato

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.
~ Thomas Jefferson

It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf.
~ Walter Lippmann

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

Patience is the companion of wisdom.
~ Saint Augustine

The doors of wisdom are never shut.
~ Benjamin Franklin

The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations.
~ Benjamin Disraeli

The truest wisdom is a resolute determination.
~ Plato
There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart.
~ Charles Dickens
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
~ Immanuel Kant
Wisdom is what makes a poor man a king, a weak person powerful, a good generation of a bad one, a foolish man reasonable.
~ Irish Proverbs
Wisdom doesn't necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself.
~ Tom Wilson

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.
~ Moliere

Before we acquire great power we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
The wise have always said the same things, and fools, who are the majority have always done just the opposite.
~ Arthur Schopenhauer
Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.
~ Francis Bacon
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
~ Aristotle

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All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
~ Dalai Lama

Be polite to all, but intimate with few.
~ Thomas Jefferson

The ear of the leader must ring with the voices of the people.
~ Woodrow Wilson

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