Thursday, June 25, 2015

Be Wise with these 21 Wisdom Quotes


1. Wisdom comes with the ability to be still. Just look and just listen. No more is needed. Being still, looking, and listening activates the non-conceptual intelligence within you. Let stillness direct your words and actions. -ECKHART TOLLE

 2. Knowledge is flour, but wisdom is bread. -AUSTIN O'MALLEY 

3. Wisdom is not communicable. The wisdom which a wise man tries to communicate always sounds foolish.... Knowledge can be communicated, but not wisdom. One can find it, live it, do wonders through it, but one cannot communicate and teach it. -HERMANN HESSE 

4. Wisdom is the daughter of experience. -LEONARDO DA VINCI 

5. Wisdom is the perception of the unimportance of the things we call great, and of the importance of the things we call small. -CHARLES EDWARD JERNINGHAM 

6. Memory is the mother of all wisdom. -AESCHYLUS 

7. Wisdom is a treasure, the key whereof is never lost. -EDWARD COUNSE 

8. Wisdom comes only through suffering. -AESCHYLUS 

9. You may not have very much sense. But if you have enough to keep your mouth shut and look wise, it will not be long before you acquire a wide reputation as a fountain of Wisdom. -ROBERT ELLIOTT GONZALES 

10. Necessity teaches wisdom, while prosperity makes fools. -WELLINS CALCOTT 

11. To understand the actual world as it is, not as we should wish it to be, is the beginning of wisdom. -BERTRAND RUSSELL 

12. The road to true wisdom has seldom been spanned by mortals. -EDWARD COUNSEL 

13. Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd have preferred to talk. -DOUG LARSON 

14. Never, no, never did nature say one thing and wisdom say another. -EDMUND BURKE 

15. The wealth of mankind is the wisdom they leave. -JOHN BOYLE O'REILLY 

16. No man has all the wisdom in the world; everyone has some. -EDGAR WATSON HOWE 

17. Wisdom is also a deeper consciousness of ignorance. -AUSTIN O'MALLEY 

18. Knowledge is learning something new every day. Wisdom is letting go of something every day. -ZEN PROVERB 

19. True wisdom is knowing what you don't know. -CONFUCIUS 

20. It is wisdom to think upon anything before we execute it. –PLAUTUS 

21. The first point of wisdom is to discern what is false; the second, to know what is true. -LACTANTIUS

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