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  Quotes of Wisdom [62]


  1. A spoon does not know the taste of soup, nor a learned fool the taste of wisdom. - Welsh Proverb
  2. Wisdom too often never comes, and so one ought not to reject it merely because it comes late. - Felix Frankfurter
  3. Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom. - Theodore Rubin
  4. The wise man questions the wisdom of others because he questions his own, the foolish man, because it is different from his own. - Leo Stein
  5. The wise man does at once what the fool does finally. - Baltasar Gracian
  6. To flee vice is the beginning of virtue, and to have got rid of folly is the beginning of wisdom. - Horace
  7. Dogma is the sacrifice of wisdom to consistency. - Lewis Perelman
  8. Be wiser than other people if you can, but do not tell them so. - Earl of Chesterfield
  9. There are two statements about human beings that are true: that all human beings are alike, and that all are different. On those two facts all human wisdom is founded. - Mark Van Doren
  10. Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another. - Juvenal
  11. He who persists in his folly shall indeed become wise. - Egyptian proverb
  12. There is a time when a man distinguishes the idea of felicity from the idea of wealth; it is the beginning of wisdom. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  13. Health is the condition of wisdom, and the sign is cheerfulness -- an open and noble temper. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  14. The man who questions opinions is wise. The man who quarrels with facts is a fool. - Frank Garbutt
  15. Wisdom is knowing when to speak your mind and when to mind your speech. - Evangel
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