Wisdom Quotes: Page 2
The wisdom quotes that follow come from people who have made a name for themselves in their chosen field. Other quotations are brought to us by people that we may not be that familiar with. Never-the-less their words are still powerful.
Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone.
He dares to be a fool, and that is the first step in the direction of wisdom.
The opportunity for brotherhood presents itself every time you meet a human being.
The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Always keep an open mind and a compassionate heart.
Wisdom is always an overmatch for strength.
From the errors of others, a wise man corrects his own.
Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is the neglect of timely repair that makes rebuilding necessary.
A fool flatters himself, a wise man flatters the fool.
A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom.
Patience is the companion of wisdom.
Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.
-Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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.
What is man's ultimate direction in life? It is to look for love, truth, virtue, and beauty.
Virtues are acquired through endeavor, which rests wholly upon yourself.
If you want to be found stand where the seeker seeks.
Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.
It is the nature of the wise to resist pleasures, but the foolish to be a slave to them.
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