Quotes: wisdom

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  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
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    To be fond of learning is near to wisdom; to practice with vigor is near to benevolence; and to be conscious of shame is near to fortitude. He who knows these three things

  • Greg Anderson
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    Let us be about setting high standards for life, love, creativity, and wisdom. If our expectations in these areas are low, we are not likely to experience wellness. Setting high standards makes every day and every decade worth looking forward to.

  • Aristophanes
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    A man may learn wisdom even from a foe.

  • Aeschylus
    Aeschylus
    Greek dramatist BC 525-456
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    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.

  • Cato the Elder
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    Tis sometimes the height of wisdom to feign stupidity.

  • James Allen
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    The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom.

  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
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    A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.

  • Bhagavad Gita
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    Action should culminate in wisdom.

  • Josh Billings
    Josh Billings
    American humorist 1815-1885
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    Experience increases our wisdom but doesn't reduce our follies.

  • William Faulkner
    William Faulkner
    American writer 1897-1962
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    The end of wisdom is to dream high enough to lose the dream in the seeking of it.

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