Sunday, 23 October 2016

Wisdom - Quotes

Luck never made a man wise. - Lucius Seneca

Men are wise in proportion, not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience. - James Boswell

Observation, not old age, brings wisdom. - Publilius Syrus

The attempt to combine wisdom and power has only rarely been successful and then only for a short while. - Albert Einstein

The first step in the acquisition of wisdom is silence, the second listening, the third memory, the fourth practice, the fifth teaching others. - Solomon Ibn Gabriol

The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom; for we never know what is enough until we know what is more than enough. - William Blake

A wise man adapts himself to circumstances, as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it. - Chinese Proverb

Be wise today so you don’t cry tomorrow. - E.A. Bucchianeri

The two powers which in my opinion constitute a wise man are those of bearing and forbearing. - Epictetus

The wise man should be prepared for everything that does not lie within his control. - Pythagoras

The wise through excess of wisdom is made a fool. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

The wisest mind has something yet to learn. - George Santayana

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