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Wisdom Quotes - page 2


If thou hast sought happiness and missed it, but hast found wisdom instead, thou art fortunate.
Ludwig Wittgenstein
Wisdom is passionless. But faith by contrast is what Kierkegaard calls a passion.
Anton Chekhov
Solomon made a great mistake when he asked for wisdom.




Wallace Stevens
Let wise men piece the world together with wisdom
Or poets with holy magic.
Hey-di-ho.
Edmund Burke
The wisdom of our ancestors.
Edmund Burke | Wisdom Quotes
Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom; and a great empire and little minds go ill together.
George Eliot
More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not forsake us.
Sri Aurobindo
Late, I learned that when reason died, then Wisdom was born; before that liberation, I had only knowledge.
H. L. Mencken
The older I grow the more I distrust the familiar doctrine that age brings wisdom.
Leo Tolstoy
The only thing that we know is that we know nothing and that is the highest flight of human wisdom.
The enemy of the conventional wisdom is not ideas but the march of events.




William Blake
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
William Blake
The hours of folly are measured by the clock, but of wisdom no clock can measure.
Augustine of Hippo
We were ensnared by the wisdom of the serpent; we are set free by the foolishness of God.
Augustine of Hippo
Patience is the companion of wisdom.
Ambrose Bierce | Wisdom Quotes
Age, with his eyes in the back of his head, thinks it wisdom to see the bogs through which he has floundered.
Michel de Montaigne
We can be knowledgeable with other men's knowledge, but we cannot be wise with other men's wisdom.
William Cowper
It seems the part of wisdom.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Modernity: we created youth without heroism, age without wisdom, and life without grandeur.
Robert E. Howard
"Wits and swords are as straws against the wisdom of the Darkness..."


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