We can be Knowledgeable with other men’s knowledge, but we cannot be wise with other men’s wisdom.
Michel de Montaigne
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
Patience is the companion of wisdom.
Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you’d have preferred to talk.
The man of wisdom is never of two minds;
the man of benevolence never worries;
the man of courage is never afraid.
He dares to be a fool, and that is the first step in the direction of wisdom.
James Gibbons Huneker
It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
Francois De La Rochefoucauld
No man was ever wise by chance.
We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.
George Bernard Shaw
By associating with wise people you will become wise yourself.
Menander – 20 best wisdom quotes
Wisdom comes by disillusionment.
George Santayana – quotes
The seat of knowledge is in the head, of wisdom, in the heart.
William Hazlitt –
Of all parts of wisdom the practice is the best.
John Tillotson –
Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification.
Martin H. Fischer – quotes
A loving heart is the truest wisdom.
Charles Dickens – quotes
One who understands much displays a greater simplicity of character than one who understands little.
Alexander Chase – quotes
Wisdom outweighs any wealth.
Sophocles – quotes
A wise man learns by the mistakes of others, a fool by his own.
Latin Proverb – wisdom quotes
There is a wisdom of the head, and… a wisdom of the heart.
Charles Dickens – wisdom quotes
A wise man can see more from the bottom of a well than a fool can from a mountain top.
Author Unknown – best wisdom quotes