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" The weak have remedies, the wise have joys; superior wisdom is superior bliss. "
" It is much more difficult to measure nonperformance than performance. "
Harold S. Geneen
" The philosophy of life is this: Life is not a struggle, not a tension... Life is bliss. It is eternal wisdom, eternal existence. "
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
" Pain makes man think. Thought makes man wise. Wisdom makes life endurable. "
" A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them. "
John C. Maxwell
" Multicolored stones and paintings, walkways, and theaters are useless in a city unless it also contains wisdom and law. Such things are the subject of wisdom and law, not equivalent to them. "
Apollonius of Tyana
" People seldom refuse help, if one offers it in the right way. "
A. C. Benson
" Many sophisticated, intelligent people lack wisdom and common sense. "
" Who knows for what we live, and struggle, and die? Wise men write many books, in words too hard to understand. But this, the purpose of our lives, the end of all our struggle, is beyond all human wisdom. "
" I haven't any wisdom - just a child like everybody else. I'm not as great as Frank Lloyd Wright. "
" To profit from good advice requires more wisdom than to give it. "
" Wisdom too often never comes, and so one ought not to reject it merely because it comes late. "
" If the world were perfect, it wouldn't be. "
" Never find fault with the absent. "
" Never say never, but the thought of electively cutting oneself is beyond my grasp, and I also object to it politically. Denying the lines on our faces makes a comment about age and wisdom I don't care to make. "
" The higher we are placed, the more humbly we should walk. "
Marcus Tullius Cicero
" Wisdom is humble that he knows no more. "
" Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity. "
George S. Patton
" Lessons of wisdom have the most power over us when they capture the heart through the groundwork of a story, which engages the passions. "
" Knowledge shrinks as wisdom grows. "
Alfred North Whitehead
" The greater the step forward in knowledge, the greater is the one taken backward in search of wisdom. "
" In the frank expression of conflicting opinions lies the greatest promise of wisdom in governmental action. "
Louis D. Brandeis
" Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it. "
David Starr Jordan
" Wisdom oft times consists of knowing what to do next. "
" No one has a monopoly on truth, and science continues to advance. Yesterday's heresies may be tomorrow's conventional wisdom. "
" You should never ask a horse or an actor to do something they cannot do. Wisdom will teach you to find out what they can do and then make it easy for them. "
Tommy Lee Jones
" It has long been an axiom of mine that the little things are infinitely the most important. "
Arthur Conan Doyle
" I know more about what it's like to be elderly and infirm and kind of stupid, the way you get forgetful, but on the other hand I'm a littler, wiser, dare we say? The word 'wisdom' has kind of faded out of our vocabulary, but yeah, I'm a little wiser. "
" Too low they build, who build beneath the stars. "
" The hours of folly are measured by the clock; but of wisdom, no clock can measure. "
" We can't really digest food unless there's hunger. So we can't really assimilate spiritual wisdom unless we feel the need for it. "