We can chart our future clearly and wisely only when we know the path which has led to the present.
~ Adlai E. Stevenson
It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf.
~ Walter Lippmann
Knowledge comes, but wisdom stays.
~ Alfred Lord Tennyson
We can be knowledgeable with other men’s knowledge but we cannot be wise with other men’s wisdom.
~ Michel de Montaigne
The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.
~ William Shakespeare
Half of being smart is knowing what you are dumb about.
~ Solomon Short
Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.
~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge
One cool judgement is worth a thousand hasty counsels. The thing to do is to supply light and not heat.
~ Woodrow T. Wilson
He who knows others is learned; he who knows himself is wise.
Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.
~ Sandara Carey
Be wiser than other people if you can, but do not tell them so.
~ Lord Chesterfield
A wise man turns chance into good fortune.
~ Thomas Fuller
Wisdom is knowing what to do next, skill is knowing how to do it, and virtue is doing it.
~ David Starr Jordan