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  Quotes of Wisdom [62]


  1. The wise man has his foibles, as well as the fool. But the difference between them is, that the foibles of the one are known to himself and concealed from the world; and the foibles of the other are known to the world and concealed from himself. - John Masone known to the world and concealed from himself. - John Mason
  2. Some folks are wise and some are otherwise. - Tobias George Smolett
  3. Wisdom is knowing what to do with what you know. - J. Winter Smith
  4. These days people seek knowledge, not wisdom. Knowledge is of the past, wisdom is of the future. - Vernon Cooper
  5. 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
  6. Wisdom consists in rising superior both to madness and to common sense. - Henri-Frederic Amiel
  7. The first key to wisdom is assiduous and frequent questioning. - Peter Abelard
  8. To teach is to understand. To learn is wisdom. To learn together is understanding wisdom. - Sid Mendenhall
  9. Knowledge is power; power is corrupt. Therefore, one must seek wisdom. - Curtis S. Spevak
  10. A man is wise with the wisdom of his time only, and ignorant with its ignorance. - Henry David Thoreau
  11. The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook. - William James
  12. It requires wisdom to understand wisdom; the music is nothing if the audience is deaf. - Walter Lippmann
  13. Knowledge can be communicated, but not wisdom. - Hermann Hesse
  14. A proverb is one man's wit and all men's wisdom. - John Russell
  15. Wisdom is knowing what to do with what you know. - J. Winter Smith
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