Wisdom Quotes

Francis Quarles #Wisdom

Wisdom not only gets, but once got, retains.
Stanley Kunitz #Wisdom

Photo of Stanley Kunitz Old myths, old gods, old heroes have never died. They are only sleeping at the bottom of our mind, waiting for our call. We have need for them. They represent the wisdom of our race.
Sheryl Crow #Wisdom

Photo of Sheryl Crow Your art kind of changes as you get older, by nature of the fact that you're hopefully gaining wisdom and you're starting to watch things with a better overview.
Mikhail Gorbachev #Wisdom

Surely, God on high has not refused to give us enough wisdom to find ways to bring us an improvement in relations between the two great nations on earth.
Joseph Roux #Wisdom

Our experience is composed rather of illusions that of wisdom acquired.
Wilhelm von Humboldt #Wisdom

However great an evil immorality may be, we must not forget that it is not without its beneficial consequences. It is only through extremes that men can arrive at the middle path of wisdom and virtue.
George William Curtis #Wisdom

Photo of George William Curtis Books are the ever burning lamps of accumulated wisdom.
Mary Astell #Wisdom

Unhappy is that Grandeur which makes us too great to be good and that Wit which sets us at a distance from true Wisdom.
Mary Astell #Wisdom

The Relation we bear to the Wisdom of the Father, the Son of His Love, gives us indeed a dignity which otherwise we have no pretence to. It makes us something, something considerable even in God's Eyes.
Mary Astell #Wisdom

Although it has been said by men of more wit than wisdom, and perhaps more malice than either, that women are naturally incapable of acting prudently, or that they are necessarily determined to folly, I must by no means grant it.
John Henry Newman #Wisdom

Photo of John Henry Newman A great memory is never made synonymous with wisdom, any more than a dictionary would be called a treatise.
Mayim Bialik #Wisdom

Photo of Mayim Bialik When you're used to being prepared to reject conventional wisdom, it leaves you open to learn more.
John Woolman #Wisdom

Photo of John Woolman I find that to be a fool as to worldly wisdom, and to commit my cause to God, not fearing to offend men, who take offence at the simplicity of truth, is the only way to remain unmoved at the sentiments of others.
George Arliss #Wisdom

Humility is the only true wisdom by which we prepare our minds for all the possible changes of life.
Rod Taylor #Wisdom

Photo of Rod Taylor I am a poor student sitting at the feet of giants, yearning for their wisdom and begging for lessons that might one day make me a complete artist, so that if all goes well, I may one day sit beside them.
Gabriel Marcel #Wisdom

Contemplation and wisdom are highest achievements and man is not totally at home with them.
Sally Kirkland #Wisdom

I always told, Sandra Bullock was my student when she was younger, I always told her it's important that we hold on to our insecurity, the wisdom of insecurity.
Christopher Reeve #Wisdom

Photo of Christopher Reeve Never accept ultimatums, conventional wisdom, or absolutes.
Eric Alterman #Wisdom

Photo of Eric Alterman As a parent and a citizen, I'll take a Bill Gates (or Warren Buffett) over Steve Jobs every time. If we must have billionaires, better they should ignore Jobs's example and instead embrace the morality and wisdom of the great industrialist-philanthropist Andrew Carnegie.
Billy Ray Cyrus #Wisdom

Photo of Billy Ray Cyrus I always prayed that God would give me the wisdom and the vision to do the things on this earth that I was supposed to do to express His life and love and His will.
James Hillman #Wisdom

It's very hard to know what wisdom is.
Constantin Stanislavski #Wisdom

The greatest wisdom is to realize one's lack of it.
Francis Quarles #Wisdom

Has fortune dealt you some bad cards. Then let wisdom make you a good gamester.
Jason Aldean #Wisdom

Photo of Jason Aldean I don't think I really have any wisdom. Stay out of trouble. Good luck. Stay away from women because they will burn you, haha.
Phyllis Theroux #Wisdom

Mistakes are the usual bridge between inexperience and wisdom.