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Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it. (Quote by - George Santayana)

The words of the wise are as goads, and as nails fastened by the masters of assemblies, which are given from one shepherd. (Quote by - Bible)

The Son of man came eating and drinking, and they say, Behold a man gluttonous, and a winebibber, a friend of publicans and sinners. But wisdom is justified of her children. (Quote by - Bible)

The tigers of wrath are wiser than the horses of instruction. (Quote by - William Blake)

A wise man is out of the reach of fortune. (Quote by - Sir Thomas Browne)

Learning passes for wisdom among those who want both. (Quote by - William Temple)

Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness. (Quote by - Sophocles)

The wisdom of our ancestors. (Quote by - Francis Bacon)

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. (Quote by - Alfred Lord Tennyson)

For all my education, accomplishments, and so called 'wisdom' I can't fathom my own heart. (Quote by - Michael Caine)

It wasn't raining when Noah built the ark. (Quote by - Howard Ruff)

It is astonishing with how little wisdom mankind can be governed, when that little wisdom is its own. (Quote by - William Ralph Inge)

We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it - and stop there, lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stovelid. She will never sit down on a hot stove-lid again - and that is well; but also she will never sit down on a cold one anymore. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

Everyone whose deeds are more than his wisdom, his wisdom endures. And everyone whose wisdom is more than his deeds, his wisdom does not endure. (Quote by - The Talmud)

It is a characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)

A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds. (Quote by - Francis Bacon)

Let my heart be wise. It is the gods' best gift. (Quote by - Euripides)

Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it. (Quote by - David Starr Jordan)

Knowledge can be communicated but not wisdom. (Quote by - Hermann Hesse)

When I can look life in the eyes, grown calm and very coldly wise, life will have given me the truth, and taken in exchange - my youth. (Quote by - Sara Teasdale)

The wisdom of the wise is an uncommon degree of common sense. (Quote by - Dean Inge)

A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew. (Quote by - Herb Caen)

The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions. (Quote by - Oliver Wendell Holmes)

Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another. (Quote by - Juvenal)

Wise men learn more from fools than fools from the wise. (Quote by - Cato)


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