Wisdom Quotes
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Wisdom quotes discuss the nature and sources of true wisdom. Ancient philosophers Confucius, Socrates and Lao Tzu all speak of the wisdom of knowing that you don’t know. 

Marilyn vos Savant believes wisdom comes from observation, Marianne Williamson states wisdom is attained when we are centered in joy, and Oprah Winfrey feels following our instincts will manifest true wisdom. There are many paths to wisdom. The choice is yours. For more wise self-help coaching contact: Marta@JoyofQuotes.com

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Blessed is the man who, having nothing to say, abstains from giving us wordy evidence of the fact.
George Eliot

Life is a festival only to the wise.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth.
Ludwig Borne

How bright and transparent the moonlight of wisdom.

It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
Francois De La Rochefoucauld

Absorb what is useful, disregard the rest.
Bruce Lee

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

He dares to be a fool, and that is the first step in the direction of wisdom.
James Huneker

Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Immanuel Kant

The more I see, the less I know for sure.
John Lennon

Good people are good because they’ve come to wisdom through failure. We get very little wisdom from success, you know.
William Saroyan

Gratitude is a form of wisdom. It is patient, loving, hopeful, and rigorously honest. It denies nothing, and it overlooks nothing. It looks reality full in the face and says: This is true, this is me, this is my situation, and I have the opportunity to build from here. This is my starting point, and I will succeed!
Phil Humbert

Wisdom is knowing what to do next, virtue is doing it.
David Star Jordan

Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something.

We don't receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us.
Marcel Proust

To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
Marilyn vos Savant

Follow your instincts. That is where true wisdom manifests itself.
Oprah Winfrey

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