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" All of us, at certain moments of our lives, need to take advice and to receive help from other people. "
" You can practice to attain knowledge, but you can't practice to attain wisdom. "
" It is astonishing what force, purity, and wisdom it requires for a human being to keep clear of falsehoods. "
" Thinking is not enough. There is no final enough of wisdom, experience - any... thing. "
William S. Burroughs
" Every indication of wisdom, taken from the effect, is equally an indication of power to execute what wisdom planned. "
" It is wisdom in prosperity, when all is as thou wouldn't have it, to fear and suspect the worst. "
" I'll come to you with gifts of knowledge, wisdom and truth. "
" The soul's joy lies in doing. "
Percy Bysshe Shelley
" Nothing that you have not given away will ever be really yours. "
C. S. Lewis
" Turn your wounds into wisdom. "
" Above all, you must fight conceit, envy, and every kind of ill-feeling in your heart. "
" A thought transfixed me: for the first time in my life, I saw the truth as it is set into song by so many poets, proclaimed as the final wisdom by so many thinkers. The truth - that love is the ultimate and the highest goal to which man can aspire. "
Viktor E. Frankl
" 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. "
" As a society, we come up lacking in many of the marks of compassion and wisdom by which we measure ourselves as civilized. "
" Virtues are acquired through endeavor, which rests wholly upon yourself. "
" The gods do not need sacrifices, so what might one do to please them? Acquire wisdom, it seems to me, and do all the good in one's power to those humans who deserve it. "
Apollonius of Tyana
" If men possessed wisdom, which stands in the same relation to the form of man as the sight to the eye, they would not cause any injury to themselves or to others; for the knowledge of truth removes hatred and quarrels, and prevents mutual injuries. "
" Genius unrefined resembles a flash of lightning, but wisdom is like the sun. "
" The more I work with the body, keeping my assumptions in a temporary state of reservation, the more I appreciate and sympathize with a given disease. The body no longer appears as a sick or irrational demon, but as a process with its own inner logic and wisdom. "
" The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work. "
Ralph Waldo Emerson
" I don't turn to greeting cards for wisdom and advice, but they are a fine reflection of the general drift of the culture. "
" Habit, if not resisted, soon becomes necessity. "
" The most excellent and divine counsel, the best and most profitable advertisement of all others, but the least practiced, is to study and learn how to know ourselves. This is the foundation of wisdom and the highway to whatever is good. "
" It is the neglect of timely repair that makes rebuilding necessary. "
" A cardinal rule in budgeting and saving is to pay yourself first. Once your paycheck hits your account, wisdom has it that you should move some amount to savings even before you pay the bills. "
" Appearances are often deceiving. "
" I always want to be a messenger, a person that, you know, that's not afraid to pass on wisdom. "
Mary J. Blige
" I don't see the wisdom in modern politicians that I once saw in men like Dean Acheson, David Bruce, or George Marshall. In my day, the northeastern establishment dominated foreign policy formulation, but the composition and distribution of our population is very different today. "
" If the world were perfect, it wouldn't be. "
" Where is the Life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information? "
T. S. Eliot
" No one ever found wisdom without also being a fool. Writers, alas, have to be fools in public, while the rest of the human race can cover its tracks. "