Quotes of Words

“ Doubt is the origin of wisdom. ”

- Augustine of Hippo

“ The truest wisdom is a resolute determination. ”

- Napoleon Bonaparte

“ Foolishness is a twin sister of wisdom. ”

- Witold Gombrowicz

“ Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it. ”

- Albert Einstein

“ It is not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, that is poor. ”

- Seneca

“ A wise man never loses anything, if he has himself. ”

- Michel de Montaigne

“ Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom. ”

- Francis Bacon

“ The fool wonders, the wise man asks. ”

- Benjamin Disraeli

“ Only the wisest and stupidest of men never change. ”

- Confucius

“ Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge. ”

- Leonardo da Vinci

“ Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. ”

- Benjamin Franklin

“ Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens. ”

- Jimi Hendrix

“ Wisdom is nothing but a preparation of the soul, a capacity, a secret art of thinking, feeling and breathing thoughts of unity at every moment of life. ”

- Hermann Hesse

“ There is only a finger’s difference between a wise man and a fool. ”

- Diogenes

“ Logic is the beginning of wisdom, not the end. ”

- Leonard Nimoy

“ Everything comes in time to him who knows how to wait. ”

- Leo Tolstoy

“ A fool is known by his speech; and a wise man by silence. ”

- Pythagoras

“ Never say no twice if you mean it. ”

- Nassim Nicholas Taleb

“ We don’t receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us. ”

- Marcel Proust

“ Wisdom ceases to be wisdom when it becomes too proud to weep, too grave to laugh, and too selfish to seek other than itself. ”

- Kahlil Gibran

“ Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry, the philosophy which does not laugh and the greatness which does not bow before children. ”

- Kahlil Gibran

“ A man has made at least a start on discovering the meaning of human life when he plants shade trees under which he knows full well he will never sit. ”

- David Elton Trueblood

“ The motto of chivalry is also the motto of wisdom; to serve all, but love only one. ”

- Honore de Balzac

“ He gossips habitually; he lacks the common wisdom to keep still that deadly enemy of man, his own tongue. ”

- Mark Twain

“ Memory is not wisdom; idiots can by rote repeat volumes. ”

- Martin Farquhar Tupper

“ Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is Enlightenment. ”

- Lao tzu

“ The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness. ”

- Michel de Montaigne

“ Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment. ”

- Will Rogers

“ Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom. ”

- Thomas Jefferson

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

- Socrates
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