Wisdom Quotes

May 25, 2023 | Character Quotables | 1 comment

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“A man begins cutting his wisdom teeth the first time he bites off more than he can chew.”
-Herb Caen

“From the errors of others, a wise man corrects his own.”
-Publilius Syrus

“The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.”
-Isaac Asimov

“The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions.”
-Oliver Wendell Holmes

“No man was ever wise by chance.”
-Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“From the errors of others, a wise man corrects his own.”
-Publilius Syrus

“Honesty is the first chapter in the book of wisdom.”
-Thomas Jefferson

“Memory is the mother of all wisdom.”

“Patience is the companion of wisdom.”
-Saint Augustine

“Turn your wounds into wisdom.”
-Oprah Winfrey

“Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it.”
-David Starr Jordan

“The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.”
-Paulo Coelho

“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.”
-Henry David Thoreau

“Learn from the mistakes of others. You can never live long enough to make them all yourself.”
-Groucho Marx

“When you know better you do better.”
-Maya Angelou

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

“Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens”
-Jimi Hendrix

“Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.”
-Sandra Carey

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.”