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One of the wisdom quotes below tells the story that it takes wisdom to understand wisdom. The important thing about these wisdom quotes is that they give us all the opportunity to think in a more critical and wise fashion.

Be happy. It's one way of being wise.
-Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Wisdom begins in wonder.
-Socrates

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
-Socrates

Winning is not everything, but wanting to win is.
-Vince Lombardi

Winners never quit and quitters never win.
-Vince Lombardi

Self-suggestion makes you master of yourself.
-W. Clement Stone

It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf.
-Walter Lippmann

The end of wisdom is to dream high enough to lose the dream in the seeking of it.
-William Faulkner

The future has already arrived. It's just not evenly distributed yet.
-William Gibson

The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
-William James

Rarely promise, but, if lawful, constantly perform.
-William Penn

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

The difference between chirping out of turn and a faux pas depends on what kind of a bar you're in.
-Wilson Mizner

In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.
-John Muir

Climb the mountains and get their good tidings.
-John Muir

It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it.
-John Steinbeck

The wheel that squeaks the loudest is the one that gets the grease.
-Josh Billings

Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess, and yet all the honesty in the world ain't lawful tender for a loaf of bread.
-Josh Billings

Learning sleeps and snores in libraries, but wisdom is everywhere, wide awake, on tiptoe.
-Josh Billings

The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind.
-Khalil Gibran

Cleverness is not wisdom. Euripides

Wise men make more opportunities than they find.
-Francis Bacon

A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
-Francis Bacon

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