Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers – Alfred Lord Tennyson.
Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit – Baltasar Gracian.
Wisdom is never on the menu, you have to own the restaurant – Carrie Latet.
There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart – Charles Dickens.
The function of wisdom is to discriminate between good and evil – Cicero.
Wisdom begins at the end – Daniel Webster.
Wisdom is the quality that keeps you from getting into situations where you need it – Doug Larson.
Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you’d have preferred to talk – Doug Larson.
Life is the only real counselor; wisdom unfiltered through personal experience does not become a part of the moral tissue – Edith Wharton.
Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit – Elbert Hubbard.
To know when to be generous and when firm—that is wisdom – Elbert Hubbard.
The truest greatness lies in being kind, the truest wisdom in a happy mind – Ella Wheeler Wilcox.
One’s first step in wisdom is to question everything – and one’s last is to come to terms with everything – Georg C. Lichtenberg.
Wisdom comes by disillusionment – George Santayana.
It is characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things – Henry David Thoreau.
A man is wise with the wisdom of his time only, and ignorant with its ignorance – Henry David Thoreau.
A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew – Herb Caen.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life – Immanuel Kant.
The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotations – Isaac D’Israeli.
I believe that all wisdom consists in caring immensely for a few right things, and not caring a straw about the rest – John Buchan.
Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another – Juvenal.
If wisdom and diamonds grew on the same tree we could soon tell how much men loved wisdom – Lemuel K. Washburn.
It is unwise to be too sure of one’s own wisdom. It is healthy to be reminded that the strongest might weaken and the wisest might err – Mahatma Gandhi.
The perfection of wisdom, and the end of true philosophy is to proportion our wants to our possessions, our ambitions to our capacities, we will then be a happy and a virtuous people – Mark Twain.
Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification – Martin H. Fischer.
We can be Knowledgeable with other men’s knowledge, but we cannot be wise with other men’s wisdom – Michel de Montaigne.
Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences – Norman Cousins.
Memory is the mother of all wisdom – Samuel Johnson.
Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness – Sophocles.
Wisdom outweighs any wealth – Sophocles.
A short saying often contains much wisdom – Sophocles.
Patience is the companion of wisdom – St. Augustine.
We thought, because we had power, we had wisdom – Stephen Vincent Benet.
Nine-tenths of wisdom consists in being wise in time – Theodore Roosevelt.
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom – Theodore Rubin.
Wisdom doesn’t necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up all by itself – Tom Wilson.
These days people seek knowledge, not wisdom. Knowledge is of the past, wisdom is of the future – Vernon Cooper.
Good people are good because they’ve come to wisdom through failure. We get very little wisdom from success, you know – William Saroyan.
Wisdom is ofttimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar – William Wordsworth.