Wisdom

Found 20 thoughts of wisdom

Perfect wisdom has four parts: Wisdom, the principle of doing things aright. Justice, the principle of doing things equally in public and private. Fortitude, the principle of not fleeing danger, but meeting it. Temperance, the principle of subduing desires and living moderately.

Plato

Any man who is under 30, and is not a liberal, has not heart; and any man who is over 30, and is not a conservative, has no brains.

Winston Churchill

And do as adversaries do in law, strive mightily, but eat and drink as friends.

William Shakespeare

Although the last, not least.

William Shakespeare

For to fear death, my friends, is only to think ourselves wise without really being wise, for it is to think that we know what we do not know. For no one knows whether death may not be the greatest good that can happen to man. But men fear it as if they knew quite well that it was the greatest of evils.

Socrates

I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled [poets] to write their poetry, but a kind of instinct or inspiration, such as you find in seers and prophets who deliver all their sublime messages without knowing in the least what they mean.

Socrates

And this our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.

William Shakespeare

Wisdom is not finally tested in the schools, Wisdom cannot be pass'd from one having it to another not having it, Wisdom is of the soul, is not susceptible of proof, is its own proof.

Walt Whitman

It is not white hair that engenders wisdom.

Menander

Those who wish to appear wise among fools, among the wise seem foolish.

Quintilian

No man is wise enough by himself.

Titus Maccius Plautus

Wisdom is what's left after we've run out of personal opinions.

Cullen Hightower

One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

A wise man can see more from the bottom of a well than a fool can from a mountain top .

Unknown

Like an ability or a muscle, hearing your inner wisdom is strengthened by doing it.

Robbie Gass

Men are wise in proportion, not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience.

James Boswell

Wisdom outweighs any wealth.

Sophocles

Not by age but by capacity is wisdom acquired.

Titus Maccius Plautus

TEACHERS AND STUDENTS

Teachers and students are like the air we breathe, without them there would be no unfolding of wisdom.

Erasmo Shallkytton

War is created by people who are too old to fight for those who are too young to die.

Vikrant Parsai