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  Quotes of Wisdom [62]

  1. Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens. - Jimi Hendrix
  2. We don't receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take us or spare us. - Marcel Proust
  3. We can be knowledgeable with other men's knowledge but we cannot be wise with other men's wisdom. - Michel de Montaigne
  4. It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err. - Mahatma Gandhi
  5. In seeking wisdom, the first step is silence, the second listening, the third remembering, the fourth practicing, the fifth - teaching others. - Ibn Gabirol
  6. Men are wise in proportion, not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience. - James Boswell
  7. 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
  8. Wisdom is to the mind what health is to the body. - Francois Duc de La Rochefoucauld
  9. Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life. - Immanuel Kant
  10. For this is Wisdom; to love, to live To take what fate, or the Gods may give. To ask no question, to make no prayer, To kiss the lips and caress the hair, Speed passion's ebb as you greet its flow To have, - to hold - and - in time, - let go! - Laurence Hope
  11. Prudent, cautious self-control, is wisdom's root. - Robert Burns
  12. Force without wisdom falls of its own weight. - Horace
  13. The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom. - H. L. Mencken
  14. A man may as well expect to grow stronger by always eating, as wiser by always reading. - Jeremey Collyer
  15. It is never wise to try to appear to be more clever than you are. It is sometimes wise to appear slightly less so. - William Whitelaw
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