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The truest wisdom is a resolute determination. (Quote by - Napoleon Bonaparte)

Wisdom and goodness are twin-born, one heart Must hold both sisters, never seen apart. (Quote by - William Cowper)

By three methods we may learn wisdom: first, by reflection which is noblest; second, by imitation, which is the easiest; and third, by experience, which is the bitterest. (Quote by - Confucius)

A prudent question is one-half of wisdom. (Quote by - Francis Bacon)

The question of commonsense is always "what is it good for?" - a question which would abolish the rose and be answered triumphantly by the cabbage. (Quote by - James Russell Lowell)

A great memory is never made synonymous with wisdom, any more than a dictionary would be called a treatise. (Quote by - John Henry Cardinal Newman)

Wisdom is the quality that keeps you from getting into situations where you need it. (Quote by - Doug Larson)

Great men are not always wise: neither do the aged understand judgment. (Quote by - Bible)

No man was ever wise by chance. (Quote by - Lucius Annaeus Seneca)

And the load commended the unjust steward, because he had done wisely: for the children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light. (Quote by - Bible)

Wisdom is a sacred communion. (Quote by - Victor Hugo)

Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life. (Quote by - Sandra Carey)

To be satisfied with a little, is the greatest wisdom; and he that increaseth his riches, increaseth his cares; but a contented mind is a hidden treasure, and trouble findeth it not. (Quote by - Akhenaton)

In seeking wisdom thou art wise; in imagining that thou hast attained it - thou art a fool. (Quote by - Lord Chesterfield)

Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom. (Quote by - Thomas Jefferson)

Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd have preferred to talk. (Quote by - Doug Larson)

In much wisdom is much grief: and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow. (Quote by - Bible)

For in much wisdom is much grief: and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow. (Quote by - Bible)

There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart. (Quote by - Charles Dickens)

The wise only possess ideas; the greater part of mankind are possessed by them. (Quote by - Samuel Taylor Coleridge)

A sage has one advantage; he is immortal. If this is not his century, many others will be. (Quote by - Baltasar Gracian)

Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone. (Quote by - Horace)

Night is the mother of counsels. (Quote by - George Herbert)

The more specific you are, the more general it'll be. (Quote by - Diane Arbus)

Memory is the mother of all wisdom. (Quote by - Aeschylus)


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