Wisdom Quotes

Aeschylus #God #Wisdom

Photo of Aeschylus He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.
Immanuel Kant #Knowledge #Science #Wisdom

Photo of Immanuel Kant Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Plutarch #Future #Good #Learning #Power #Wisdom

Photo of Plutarch To make no mistakes is not in the power of man but from their errors and mistakes the wise and good learn wisdom for the future.
Lao Tzu #Great #Strength #Wisdom

Silence is a source of great strength.
Ruth St. Denis #Religion #Wisdom

Photo of Ruth St. Denis Our bodies are at once the receiving and transmitting stations for life itself. It is the highest wisdom to recognize this fact and train our bodies to render them sensitive and responsive to nature. art and religion.
Ray Lewis #Mom #Wisdom

Photo of Ray Lewis My mom calls me an older soul because, growing up, she taught me stuff real early. Now I spend most of my time chasing wisdom, chasing understanding.
Saint Augustine #Patience #Wisdom

Patience is the companion of wisdom.
Charles Caleb Colton #Happiness #Wisdom

There is this difference between happiness and wisdom: he that thinks himself the happiest man, really is so but he that thinks himself the wisest, is generally the greatest fool.
William Hazlitt #Knowledge #Wisdom

Photo of William Hazlitt The seat of knowledge is in the head of wisdom, in the heart. We are sure to judge wrong, if we do not feel right.
Thomas Paine #War #Wisdom

War involves in its progress such a train of unforeseen circumstances that no human wisdom can calculate the end it has but one thing certain, and that is to increase taxes.
Jean Paul #Life #Wisdom

Photo of Jean Paul The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
Erma Bombeck #Mom #Wisdom

Who in their infinite wisdom decreed that Little League uniforms be white? Certainly not a mother.
Confucius #Change #Happiness #Wisdom

Photo of Confucius They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.
William Gibson #Future #Wisdom

Photo of William Gibson The future has already arrived. It's just not evenly distributed yet.
John Muir #Good #Wisdom

Photo of John Muir Climb the mountains and get their good tidings.
Benjamin Franklin #Money #Wisdom

There are three faithful friends - an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.
Calvin Coolidge #Experience #Knowledge #Time #Wisdom #Work

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld #Good #Wisdom

Few people have the wisdom to prefer the criticism that would do them good, to the praise that deceives them.
Bertrand Russell #Time #Wisdom

Photo of Bertrand Russell Both in thought and in feeling, even though time be real, to realise the unimportance of time is the gate of wisdom.
Samuel Smiles #Experience #Wisdom

Photo of Samuel Smiles Practical wisdom is only to be learned in the school of experience. Precepts and instruction are useful so far as they go, but, without the discipline of real life, they remain of the nature of theory only.
Emanuel Swedenborg #Happiness #Intelligence #Peace #Wisdom

Photo of Emanuel Swedenborg The Divine of the Lord in heaven is love, for the reason that love is receptive of all things of heaven, such as peace, intelligence, wisdom and happiness.
Bo Bennett #Age #Power #Wisdom

Those who improve with age embrace the power of personal growth and personal achievement and begin to replace youth with wisdom, innocence with understanding, and lack of purpose with self-actualization.
Sidney Hook #Knowledge #Wisdom

Wisdom is a kind of knowledge. It is knowledge of the nature, career, and consequences of human values.
Thomas Moore #Intelligence #Wisdom

Photo of Thomas Moore Wisdom and deep intelligence require an honest appreciation of mystery.
Igor Stravinsky #Knowledge #Wisdom

I have learned throughout my life as a composer chiefly through my mistakes and pursuits of false assumptions, not by my exposure to founts of wisdom and knowledge.