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Sunday, April 07, 2013

Wisdom Quotes

Quotes about Wisdom and being Wise
  • Knowledge is realizing that the street is one-way, wisdom is looking both directions anyway.
  • God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
  • Each pain makes you more strong, each betrayal more intelligent, every disappointment more skillful & each experience more wise.
  • 5 things you can't recover in life; 1) A stone after its thrown. 2) A word after its said. 3) An occasion after its missed. 4) Time after its gone. 5) Trust after its lost.
  • Experience is a wonderful thing... It enables you to recognize a mistake every time you repeat it.
  • Experience is a difficult teacher; She give the test first and the lesson afterward!
  • Wisdom is knowing what to do: Skill is knowing how to do it; Virtue is doing it.
  • I asked for strength and God gave me difficulties to make me strong. I asked for wisdom and God gave me problems to solve. I asked for prosperity and God gave me brawn and brain to work. I asked for courage and God gave me dangers to overcome.
  • We must become the change we want to see.
  • He that never changes his opinions, never corrects his mistakes, and will never be wiser on the morrow than he is today.  --Tryon Edwards
  • The first step to wisdom is silence; the second is listening!
  • Strive for excellence, not perfection. - H. Jackson Brown Jr.
  • The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.  — Bertrand Russell
  • It is wise to remember that you are one of those who can be fooled some of the time. Laurence J. Peter, 1919-1990), Canadian poet.
  • Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. Alfred Lord Tennyson (1809-1892); English poet.
  • Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living, the other helps you make a life. Sandra Carey
  • Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life. Immanuel Kant (1724 - 1804); German philosopher.
  • Wisdom is a tree of life to those who eat her fruit. Proverbs 3:18
  • The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts. Bertrand Russell
  • Wisdom ceases to be wisdom when it becomes too proud to weep, too grave to laugh, and too self-ful to seek other than itself. Kahlil Gibran
  • A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows public opinion.
  • Wisdom: knowing when to speak your mind, and when to mind your speech.
  • A word to the wise is superfluous, and a hundred words to the unwise are futile.
  • Wisdom is, and starts with, the humility to accept the fact that you don't have all the right answers, and the courage to learn to ask the right questions. Author Unknown
  • Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.
  • Respect old people: they graduated high school without Google or Wikipedia!
  • Lord, the resurrection of Your Son has given us new life and renewed hope. Help us to live as new people in pursuit of the Christian ideal. Grant us wisdom to know what we must do, the will to want to do it, the courage to undertake it, the perseverance to continue to do it, and the strength to complete it.

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