Wisdom Quotes

Learning sleeps and snores in libraries, but wisdom is everywhere, wide awake, on tiptoe.

Learning sleeps and snores in libraries, but wisdom is everywhere, wide awake, on tiptoe.

Josh Billings
Learn the wisdom of compromise, for it is better to bend a little then to break

Learn the wisdom of compromise, for it is better to bend a little then to break

Jane Wells
By wisdom wealth is won; but riches purchased wisdom yet for none.

By wisdom wealth is won; but riches purchased wisdom yet for none.

Bayard Taylor
The answer lies within ourselves. If we can't find peace and happiness there, it's not going to come from the outside.

The answer lies within ourselves. If we can't find peace and happiness there, it's not going to come from the outside.

Tenzin Palmo
Knowledge is proud that it knows so much; wisdom is humble that it knows no more.

Knowledge is proud that it knows so much; wisdom is humble that it knows no more.

William Cowper
Climb the mountain so you can see the world, not so the world can see you.

Climb the mountain so you can see the world, not so the world can see you.

David McCullough
You never know what is enough unless you know what is more than enough.

You never know what is enough unless you know what is more than enough.

William Blake
It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.

It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.

Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
The limit of your present understanding is not the limit of your possibilities.

The limit of your present understanding is not the limit of your possibilities.

Guy Finley
Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.

Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.

Elbert Hubbard
If you are lonely when you're alone, you are in bad company.

If you are lonely when you're alone, you are in bad company.

Jean-Paul Sartre