Wisdom comes from experience, from making mistakes and learning from them.
In life, all good things come hard, but wisdom is the hardest to come by. Lucille Ball
The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages is preserved into perpetuity by a nation's proverbs, fables, folk sayings and quotations. William Feather
Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living, the other helps you make a life. Sandra Carey
Wisdom is the daughter of experience. Leonardo da Vinci
A short saying often contains much wisdom. Sophocles
The highest form of wisdom is kindness. The Talmud
Nine-tenths of wisdom consists in being wise in time. Theodore Roosevelt
The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life. Immanuel Kant
One of the greatest pieces of economic wisdom is to know what you do not know. John Kenneth Gilbraith
...when you finally fly away, I'll be hoping that I served you well, for all the wisdom of a lifetime no one can ever tell" from the song, Forever Young
When looking for words of wisdom the best ones often come from our elders. Catherine Pulsifer, Moms Wisdom
Wisdom does not come overnight. African Proverb
A child's hand in yours - what tenderness it arouses, what power it conjures. You are instantly the very touchstone of power and wisdom. Marjorie Holmes
Patience is the companion of wisdom. Saint Augustine
All men make mistakes,
but only wise men learn from their mistakes. Sir Winston Churchill
Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something. Plato
The foolish man seeks happiness in the distance; the wise grows it under his feet. James Oppenheim
The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom. James Allen
The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance. Benjamin Franklin
Life is a continual process of remaking ourselves. Author Unknown
He that never changes his opinions, never corrects his mistakes, will never be wiser on the morrow than he is today. Tryon Edwards
God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference.
but wisdom listens."
knowing what to do;
knowing what to do next;
actually doing it."
"A man doesn't begin to attain wisdom until he recognizes he is no longer indispensable."
Richard E. Byrd
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