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" It seems to me that, in every culture, I come across a chapter headed 'Wisdom.' And then I know exactly what is going to follow: 'Vanity of vanities, all is vanity.' "
" Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom. "
" The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions. "
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
" People usually compare the computer to the head of the human being. I would say that hardware is the bone of the head, the skull. The semiconductor is the brain within the head. The software is the wisdom. And data is the knowledge. "
" Some folks are wise and some are otherwise. "
" There is a trade off - as you grow older you gain wisdom but you lose spontaneity. "
" Everything comes to us that belongs to us if we create the capacity to receive it. "
" A serious and good philosophical work could be written consisting entirely of jokes. "
" A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow. "
" Wisdom begins in wonder. "
" What happens is not as important as how you react to what happens. "
" Every journey that is successful has culs-de-sac and speed bumps. I carry a wisdom gene through my life through the good, the bad, and the ugly. "
" You must accept responsibility for your actions, but not the credit for your achievements. "
" Everything important always begins from something trivial. "
" I learned some valuable lessons about the legislative process, the importance of bipartisan cooperation and the wisdom of taking small steps to get a big job done. "
" Around '93, '94, the conventional wisdom about the Internet was that it was a toy for academics and researchers. So it was very, very underestimated for about two years. "
" Conventional wisdom tells us we'll only be happier after a divorce if the marriage itself was a war zone. "
" Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers. In the perfect stranger we perceive man himself; the image of a God is not disguised by resemblances to an uncle or doubts of wisdom of a mustache. "
Gilbert K. Chesterton
" Look around for a place to sow a few seeds. "
Henry Van Dyke
" As a society, we come up lacking in many of the marks of compassion and wisdom by which we measure ourselves as civilized. "
" Outside of hip-hop, it was in comics that I most often found the aesthetics and wisdom of my world reflected. "
" The virtue of justice consists in moderation, as regulated by wisdom. "
" We're living in a society where you need to be accountable for your actions, for your behavior - for yourself. To sit back and be reactive would be to allow your children to make big mistakes without the benefit of your wisdom being bestowed on them. It's not what my parents taught me. "
" He whose wisdom cannot help him, gets no good from being wise. "
" Habit is the nursery of errors. "
" Public opinion is no more than this: what people think that other people think. "
" It's the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen. "
" Does wisdom perhaps appear on the earth as a raven which is inspired by the smell of carrion? "
" I love wisdom. And you can never be great at anything unless you love it. Not be in love with it, but love the thing, admire the thing. And it seems that if you love the thing, and you don't just want to possess it, it will find you. "
" 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. "
" Wisdom cannot come by railroad or automobile or aeroplane, or be hurried up by telegraph or telephone. "