Quotes by wisdom
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English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
First, have a definite, clear practical ideal; a goal, an objective. Second, have the necessary means to achieve your ends; wisdom, money, materials, and methods. Third, adjust all your means to that end.
American theologist, historian 1892-1971
God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
G. C. Lichtenberg
German writer and physicist 1742-1799
He swallowed a lot of wisdom, but all of it seems to have gone down the wrong way.
Chinese philosopher +/- 600 BC
Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength, mastering yourself is true power.
A proverb is one man's wit and all men's wisdom.
Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.
Greek tragedian and poet 480-406 BC
Cleverness is not wisdom.
American author, entrepreneur, philanthropist and life coach 1960-
Create a vision and never let the environment, other people's beliefs, or the limits of what has been done in the past shape your decisions. Ignore conventional wisdom.
Indian politician 1917-1985
It is unwise to be too sure of one's own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err.
Martin Luther King
American preacher 1929-1968
Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification.
American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
A man never reaches that dizzy height of wisdom that he can no longer be lead by the nose.
English American poet 1612-1672
Authority without wisdom is like a heavy ax without an edge, fitter to bruise than to polish.
American Poet 1878-1967
Back of every mistaken venture and defeat is the laughter of wisdom, if you listen.
German philosopher 1882-1940
Counsel woven into the fabric of real life is wisdom.
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