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Wisdom Quotes - random


John Updike | Wisdom Quotes
Now that I am sixty, I see why the idea of elder wisdom has passed from currency.
Daniel Webster
Wisdom begins at the end.
Friedrich Holderlin
What is the wisdom of a book compared with the wisdom of an angel?




Sophocles
A short saying often contains much wisdom.
Jose Saramago
The young have the ability, but lack the wisdom, and the old have the wisdom, but lack the ability.
If you try to save wisdom until the world is wise, Father, the world will never have it. ~ Ch 21
Jon Anderson
Sweet songs of youth, the wise, the meeting of all wisdom
To believe in the good in man.
John Hennigan
We date real women in the Palace of Wisdom.
Homer
The man for wisdom's various arts renown'd,
Long exercised in woes, O Muse! resound.
John Cheever
Wisdom we know is the knowledge of good and evil not the strength to choose between the two.
Aristophanes | Wisdom Quotes
Epops: A man may learn wisdom even from a foe.
(tr. in Goldstein-Jackson 1983, p. 163)




Ali al-Rida
The most valuable stage of wisdom is the stage of self-consciousness.
Anthony Daniels
Wisdom and good governance require more than the consistent application of abstract principles.
Emil Cioran
We cannot avoid the defects of men without fleeting, thereby, their virtues. So we ruin ourselves by wisdom.
Clarence Darrow
I have always felt that doubt was the beginning of wisdom, and the fear of God was the end of wisdom.
Laozi (or Lao Tzu) | Wisdom Quotes
To attain knowledge, add things every day.
To attain wisdom, remove things every day.
Carole King
Way over yonder is a place I have seen
In a garden of wisdom from some long ago dream.
Publilius Syrus
He is a despicable sage whose wisdom does not profit himself.
Wallace Stevens
Let wise men piece the world together with wisdom
Or poets with holy magic.
Hey-di-ho.
Robert Bridges
Beauty, the eternal Spouse of the Wisdom of God
and Angel of his Presence thru' all creation.


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