Wisdom

Adlai E. Stevenson – We can chart out future …

Adlai E. Stevenson – We can chart out future …

We can chart our future clearly and wisely only when we know the path which has led to the present.

~ Adlai E. Stevenson

Walter Lippman – It requires wisdom …

Walter Lippman – It requires wisdom …

It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf.

~ Walter Lippmann

Alfred Lord Tennyson – Knowledge comes …

Alfred Lord Tennyson – Knowledge comes …

Knowledge comes, but wisdom stays.

~ Alfred Lord Tennyson

Michel de Montaigne – We can be knowledgeable …

Michel de Montaigne – We can be knowledgeable …

We can be knowledgeable with other men’s knowledge but we cannot be wise with other men’s wisdom.

~ Michel de Montaigne

William Shakespeare – The fool doth think …

William Shakespeare – The fool doth think …

The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.

~ William Shakespeare

Solomon Short – Half of being smart is …

Solomon Short – Half of being smart is …

Half of being smart is knowing what you are dumb about.

~ Solomon Short

Samuel Taylor Coleridge – Common sense in an uncommon …

Samuel Taylor Coleridge – Common sense in an uncommon …

Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.

~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Woodrow T. Wilson Quote – One cool judgement …

Woodrow T. Wilson Quote – One cool judgement …

One cool judgement is worth a thousand hasty counsels. The thing to do is to supply light and not heat.

~ Woodrow T. Wilson

Lao-Tzu Quote – He who knows others …

Lao-Tzu Quote – He who knows others …

He who knows others is learned; he who knows himself is wise.

~ Lao-Tzu

Sandara Carey Quote – never mistake knowledge …

Sandara Carey Quote – never mistake knowledge …

Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.

~ Sandara Carey

Lord Chesterfield Quote – Be wiser than other people …

Lord Chesterfield Quote – Be wiser than other people …

Be wiser than other people if you can, but do not tell them so.

~ Lord Chesterfield

Thomas Fuller Quote – A wise man turns …

Thomas Fuller Quote – A wise man turns …

A wise man turns chance into good fortune.

~ Thomas Fuller

David Starr Jordan – Wisdom is knowing …

David Starr Jordan – Wisdom is knowing …

Wisdom is knowing what to do next, skill is knowing how to do it, and virtue is doing it.

~ David Starr Jordan

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