44 Wisdom Quotes

“Patience is the companion of wisdom.” -Saint Augustine

“Patience is the companion of wisdom.” -Saint Augustine

 

“Wise it is to comprehend the whole.” -Edward Young

“Wise it is to comprehend the whole.” -Edward Young

 

“Think before you speak. Read before you think.” -Fran Lebowitz

“Think before you speak. Read before you think.” -Fran Lebowitz

 

“Honesty is the first chapter of the book wisdom.” -Thomas Jefferson

“Honesty is the first chapter of the book wisdom.” -Thomas Jefferson

 

“Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.” -Jimi Hendrix

“Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.” -Jimi Hendrix

 

“In silence there is wisdom.” -Hap Hagood

“In silence there is wisdom.” -Hap Hagood

 

“If I don’t have wisdom, I can teach you only ignorance.” -Leo Buscaglia

“If I don’t have wisdom, I can teach you only ignorance.” -Leo Buscaglia

 

“Even strength must bow to wisdom sometimes.” -Rick Riordan

“Even strength must bow to wisdom sometimes.” -Rick Riordan

 

“Even a fish wouldn’t get into trouble if it kept its mouth shut.”

“Even a fish wouldn’t get into trouble if it kept its mouth shut.”

 

“Deal with the faults of others as gently as your own.”

“Deal with the faults of others as gently as your own.”

 

“Be quick to learn and wise to know.” -George Burns

“Be quick to learn and wise to know.” -George Burns

 

“Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.” -Sun Tzu

“Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.” -Sun Tzu

 

“Any fool can know. The point is to understand.” -Albert Einstein

“Any fool can know. The point is to understand.” -Albert Einstein

 

“Angry people are not always wise.” -Jane Austen

“Angry people are not always wise.” -Jane Austen

 

“Always seek out the seed of triumph in every adversity.” -Og Mandino

“Always seek out the seed of triumph in every adversity.” -Og Mandino

 

“A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.” -Francis Bacon

“A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.” -Francis Bacon

 

“A wise man cares not for what he cannot have.” -Jack Herbert

“A wise man cares not for what he cannot have.” -Jack Herbert

 

“A memory without the emotional charge is called wisdom.” -Joe Dispenza

“A memory without the emotional charge is called wisdom.” -Joe Dispenza

 

“A fool sees not the same tree that a wise man sees.” -William Blake

“A fool sees not the same tree that a wise man sees.” -William Blake

 

“Wisely and slow; they stumble that run fast.” -William Shakespeare

“Wisely and slow; they stumble that run fast.” -William Shakespeare

 

“Wisdom thoroughly learned will never be forgotten.” -Pythagoras

“Wisdom thoroughly learned will never be forgotten.” -Pythagoras

 

“Wisdom is the daughter of experience.” -Leonardo Da Vinci

“Wisdom is the daughter of experience.” -Leonardo Da Vinci

 

“Wisdom is mostly the fruit of experience.” -Edward Counsel

“Wisdom is mostly the fruit of experience.” -Edward Counsel

 

“Wisdom is having things right in your life and knowing why.” -William Stafford

“Wisdom is having things right in your life and knowing why.” -William Stafford

 

“Wisdom is easy to carry but difficult to gather.”

“Wisdom is easy to carry but difficult to gather.”

 

“Wisdom comes only through suffering.” -Aeschylus

“Wisdom comes only through suffering.” -Aeschylus

 

“We learn wisdom from failure much more than from success.” -Samuel Smiles

“We learn wisdom from failure much more than from success.” -Samuel Smiles

 

“Turn your wounds into wisdom.” -Oprah Winfrey

“Turn your wounds into wisdom.” -Oprah Winfrey

 

“To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.” -Bertrand Russell

“To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.” -Bertrand Russell

 

“The wisest man is generally he who thinks himself the least so.” -Nicolas Boileau

“The wisest man is generally he who thinks himself the least so.” -Nicolas Boileau

 

“The past has no power over the present moment.” -Eckhart Tolle

“The past has no power over the present moment.” -Eckhart Tolle

 

“The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.” -Socrates

“The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.” -Socrates

 

“The longer the explanation, the bigger the lie.”

“The longer the explanation, the bigger the lie.”

 

“The doors of wisdom are never shut.” -Benjamin Franklin

“The doors of wisdom are never shut.” -Benjamin Franklin

 

“Suffering is a gift. In it is hidden mercy.” -Rumi

“Suffering is a gift. In it is hidden mercy.” -Rumi

 

“Silence is true wisdom’s best reply.”

“Silence is true wisdom’s best reply.”

 

“No one ever found wisdom without also being a fool.” -Erica Jong

“No one ever found wisdom without also being a fool.” -Erica Jong

 

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” -Eleanor Roosevelt

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” -Eleanor Roosevelt

 

“Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.” -Juvenal

“Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.” -Juvenal

 

“Necessity teaches wisdom, while prosperity makes fools.”

“Necessity teaches wisdom, while prosperity makes fools.”

 

“Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice.” -Anton Chekhov

“Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into practice.” -Anton Chekhov

 

“Knowledge is flour, but wisdom is bread.” -Austin ‘OMalley

“Knowledge is flour, but wisdom is bread.” -Austin ‘OMalley

 

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” -Aristotle

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” -Aristotle

 

“It’s better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life.” -Elizabeth Kenny

“It’s better to be a lion for a day than a sheep all your life.” -Elizabeth Kenny