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Robertson Davies | Wisdom Quotes
Bookes give no wisdom where none was before,
But where some is, there reading makes it more.
Evelyn Waugh
He was gifted with the sly, sharp instinct for self-preservation that passes for wisdom among the rich.
Margaret Fuller
It is astonishing what force, purity, and wisdom it requires for a human being to keep clear of falsehoods.

Orson Scott Card
She had that irony in her eyes. Knowledge without wisdom. Power without purpose. Like me.
Benjamin Disraeli
The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotation.
It is Wit to pick a Lock, and steal a Horse ; but it is Wisdom to let it alone.
Walter Lippmann
It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf.
Friedrich Holderlin
What is the wisdom of a book compared with the wisdom of an angel?
Arthur Conan Doyle
The highest morality may prove also to be the highest wisdom when the half-told story comes to be finished.
Norman Finkelstein
Speaking as a devout atheist, thank God in his Almighty wisdom that he made us mortal.
Carl von Clausewitz | Wisdom Quotes
There are times when the utmost daring is the height of wisdom.

Charles Dickens
There is a wisdom of the Head, and ... there is a wisdom of the Heart.
The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.
Joseph E. Stiglitz
Economists often like startling theorems, results which seem to run counter to conventional wisdom.
John Kenneth Galbraith
The enemy of the conventional wisdom is not ideas but the march of events.
Edward Young | Wisdom Quotes
The man of wisdom is the man of years.
Hugo Grotius
Not to know certain things is a great part of wisdom.
Otto Weininger
Not only virtue, but also insight, not only sanctity but also wisdom, are the duties and tasks of mankind.
Kate Bush
I hold a cup of wisdom,
But there is nothing within.
Clarence Darrow
I have always felt that doubt was the beginning of wisdom, and the fear of God was the end of wisdom.

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