Wisdom Quotes
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
- Albert Einstein
Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification.
- Martin H. Fischer
It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.
- Robert Green Ingersoll
Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.
- Sandara Carey
My experience has shown me that the people who are exceptionally good in business aren't so because of what they know but because of their insatiable need to know more.
- Michael Gerber
Wisdom comes with the ability to be still. Just look and just listen. No more is needed. Being still, looking, and listening activates the non-conceptual intelligence within you. Let stillness direct your words and actions.
- Eckhart Tolle
One's first step in wisdom is to question everything - and one's last is to come to terms with everything.
- Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
- Immanuel Kant
To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
- Marilyn vos Savant
Those who wish to appear wise among fools, among the wise seem foolish.
- Quintilian
Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences.
- Norman Cousins
Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson
Knowledge can be communicated but not wisdom.
- Hermann Hesse
The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.
- William Shakespeare
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
- William James







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