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Lacking Wisdom Quotes


"There are many who know many things, yet are lacking in wisdom." - Democritus

"All wisdom is not new wisdom." - Winston Churchill

"Older people are most beautiful when they have what is lacking in the young: poise, erudition, wisdom, phronesis, and this post-heroic absence of agitation." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

"I'm always feeling like I'm lacking wisdom. This reassurance that one can ask God for that and it will happen is certainly reassuring to me." - Francis Collins

"Knowledge talks, wisdom listens." - Jimi Hendrix

"Intellect is not wisdom." - Thomas Sowell

"Knowledge descries; wisdom applies." - Francis Quarles

"Wisdom comes with winters." - Oscar Wilde

"Tea is liquid wisdom." - Anonymous

"Kindness is wisdom." - Philip James Bailey

"Wisdom comes by disillusionment." - George Santayana

"Cleverness is not wisdom." - Euripides

"If your religion doesn't respect the rights of other religions, it is lacking something." - Roger Ebert

"Deep doubts, deep wisdom; small doubts, little wisdom." - Proverbs

"After knowledge comes wisdom. After wisdom comes understanding." - RZA

"There is wisdom in the selection of wisdom." - Bergen Evans

"Human nature is pretty well balanced; for every lacking virtue there is a rough substitute that will serve at a pinch-as cunning is the wisdom of the unwise, and ferocity the courage of the coward." - Ambrose Bierce

"Great things are not accomplished with physical strength and agility, says Cicero, but through consultation, authority, and the mature wisdom which old age, far from lacking, is endowed with abundantly." - Andre Maurois

"Second, this epic tale allows the audience to actually listen to the Native Americans and receive their wisdom. Spielberg conveys the respect for Native Americans that is normally lacking in Western films." - Beau Bridges

"Fortune, not wisdom, rules lives." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"All wisdom ends in paradox." - Jeffrey Eugenides

"Epigrams delight us into wisdom." - Michael R. Burch

"The primary wisdom is intuition." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Wisdom is knowledge, rightly applied." - Anonymous

"Wisdom grows in quiet places." - Austin O'Malley

"Justice without wisdom is impossible." - James Anthony Froude

"Action should culminate in wisdom." - Bhagavad Gita

"The wisdom of the ancients." - Francis Bacon

"Wisdom ca' prevent the storm." - Rich Wilkerson Jr.

"Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens." - Jimi Hendrix

"Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"Turn your wounds into wisdom." - Oprah Winfrey

"Wisdom is a sacred communion." - Victor Hugo

"I reject most conventional wisdom." - Rush Limbaugh

"Knowledge shrinks as wisdom grows." - Alfred North Whitehead

"Our leaders are lacking love, and love is lacking leaders." - Shakira

"Justice lacking passion fails, betrays." - Jane Hirshfield

"Wisdom is meaningless until your own experience has given it meaning, and there is wisdom in the selection of wisdom." - Bergen Evans

"Between wisdom and a good shield, always prefer the wisdom, because no shield can protect us better than wisdom!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Wisdom at times is found in folly." - Horace

"There is no wisdom without love." - Nilakanta Sri Ram

"To admit ignorance is to exhibit wisdom." - Ashley Montagu

"Patience is the road to wisdom." - Kao Kalia Yang

"Never confuse acquiring degrees with wisdom." - Marshall Goldsmith

"Wisdom is the use of knowledge" - Dan Millman

"He spoke with more eloquence than wisdom." - Winston Churchill

"Doubt is the beginning of wisdom" - Aristotle

"The heart of wisdom is tolerance." - Steven Erikson

"Wisdom comes to no one by chance." - Seneca the Younger

"The narrow mind rejects; wisdom accepts." - Thubten Yeshe

"Wonder is the precondition for all wisdom." - Christian Wiman

"Your wisdom should be without pride." - Saint Augustine

"Silence is the maturation of wisdom." - Maimonides

"Much wisdom often goes with fewer words." - Sophocles

"Wisdom sets bounds even to knowledge." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Wisdom is the daughter of experience" - Leonardo Da Vinci

"Everyone whose deeds are more than his wisdom, his wisdom endures; and everyone whose wisdom is more than his deeds, his wisdom does not endure." - The Talmud

"Wisdom is finding joy in bewilderment" - Peter S Beagle

"Doubt is the origin of wisdom" - Rene Descartes

"Wisdom sits with children round her knees." - William Wordsworth

"Knowledge, to become Wisdom, needs Judgment." - Herbert Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel

"Wisdom is nothing more than healed pain." - Robert E Lee

"Truth is superior to man s wisdom." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Doubt is often the beginning of wisdom." - M Scott Peck

"Circumspection and caution are part of wisdom." - Edmund Burke

"Knowledge is flour, but wisdom is bread." - Austin O'Malley

"Observation, not old age, brings wisdom." - Publilius Syrus

"Wisdom and eloquence are not always united." - Victor Hugo

"Wisdom is the health of the soul." - Victor Hugo

"Fear is the start of wisdom." - Miguel De Unamuno

"Holding on to anything blocks wisdom." - Pema Chodron

"It is wisdom to believe the heart." - George Santayana

"Wisdom doesn't teach fools for long." - Andrew Williams

"Wisdom and spirit of the Universe!" - William Wordsworth

"Wisdom and knowledge are two different things." - Roger Housden

"Wisdom makes light the darkness of ignorance." - Gautama Buddha

"I'm trying to grow older with wisdom." - Alek Wek

"Wisdom is the daughter of experience." - Leonardo Da Vinci

"There is no wisdom without love." - N. Sri Ram

"A short saying oft contains much wisdom." - Sophocles

"Wisdom oft lurks beneath a tattered coat." - Caecilius Statius

"Tea is instant wisdom - just add water!" - Astrid Alauda

"Strength and wisdom are not opposing values." - Bill Clinton

"It seems the part of wisdom." - William Cowper

"Good -humor is goodness and wisdom combined." - Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton

"I'm looking for a market for wisdom." - Leo Szilard

"Patience is the companion of wisdom." - Saint Augustine

"Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom." - Francis Bacon

"Where fear is present, wisdom cannot be." - Lactantius

"With age comes common sense and wisdom." - Nas

"Wisdom is knowing what you don't know." - Socrates

"All wisdom does not reside in Delhi." - P Chidambaram

"Kisses are a better fate than wisdom." - E E Cummings

"Courage is always the surest wisdom." - Wilfred Grenfell

"Strength and wisdom are not opposing values." - William J Clinton

"Not engaging in ignorance is wisdom." - Bodhidharma

"Wisdom is found only in truth." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"The more neurosis the more wisdom." - Pema Chodron

"Never accept ultimatums, conventional wisdom, or absolutes." - Christopher Reeve

"The truest wisdom is a resolute determination." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"The doors of wisdom are never shut." - Benjamin Franklin

"Wisdom is found only in truth." - Johann Wolfgang Von Goeth

"Without courage, wisdom bears no fruit." - Baltasar Gracian

"Wisdom is learning what to overlook." - William James

"Wisdom is the supreme part of happiness." - Sophocles

"Wisdom entereth not into a malicious mind." - Francois Rabelais

"Stoicism is the wisdom of madness and cynicism the madness of wisdom." - Bergen Evans

"Problems call forth our courage and our wisdom; indeed, they create our courage and wisdom." - M Scott Peck

"There is a wisdom of the Head, and... there is a wisdom of the Heart." - Charles Dickens

"Seize wisdom ere 'tis torment to be wise; that is, seize wisdom ere she seizes thee." - Edward Young

"Sometimes wisdom comes from suffering, and sometimes suffering comes from wisdom." - Ryan Miller

"Seek wisdom, not knowledge. Knowledge is of the past, Wisdom is of the future." - Proverbs

"Beauty is the wisdom of women. Wisdom is the beauty of men." - Proverbs

"By wisdom wealth is won; but riches purchased wisdom yet for none." - Bayard Taylor

"Wisdom has its root in goodness, not goodness its root in wisdom." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Memory is not wisdom; idiots can by rote repeat volumes. Yet what is wisdom without memory?" - Martin Farquhar Tupper

"Men would not be so hasty to abandon the world either as monks or as suicides, did they but see the jewels of wisdom and faith which are scattered so plentifully along its paths; and lacking which no soul can come again from beyond the grave to gather." - William Mountford

"Neither do the ignorant love wisdom or desire to become wise; for this is the grievous thing about ignorance, that those who are neither good nor beautiful think they are good enough, and do not desire that which they do not think they are lacking." - Plato

"Whenever domination is present, love is lacking." - Bell Hooks

"I've never understood people that sleep around. I think there's something very lacking in your life when you do, not to be judgmental." - Gemma Arterton

"A winter without snow seems depressing, lacking." - Dacia Maraini

"Yauch was great at lacking fear." - Michael Diamond

"Personally I always feel like I could use a little more of poetry apothegmatic power in my own work but we're always lacking something." - Junot Diaz

"The most important quality in a leader is that of being acknowledged as such. All leaders whose fitness is questioned are clearly lacking in force." - Andre Maurois

"If you have everything, then you don't want to go on. It's the lacking that makes you search for something better." - Juliette Binoche

"One reason we love fiction is because stories have a comforting shape. They provide a resolution that's lacking in our regular lives." - Patrick Rothfuss

"There is more wisdom in your body than in your best wisdom. And who then knows why your body needs precisely your best wisdom?" - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Few people are lacking in capacity, but they fail because they are lacking in application." - Calvin Coolidge

"Knowledge is power but only wisdom is liberty." - Will Durant

"The only infallible criterion of wisdom to vulgar minds - success." - Edmund Burke

"[So] Mingle some brief folly with your wisdom." - Horace

"True wisdom consists of tracing effects to their causes." - Oliver Goldsmith

"As we grow in wisdom, we pardon more freely." - Madame De Stael

"Knowing others is wisdom, knowing yourself is enlightenment." - Laozi

"We pay a high price for intelligence. Wisdom hurts." - Euripides

"When we are centered in joy, we attain our wisdom." - Marianne Williamson

"Trusting yourself is trusting the wisdom that created you." - Wayne Dyer

"Wisdom is the mind what health is to the body." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

""The Bush administration is a paragon of wisdom."" - George Sanders

"Wisdom can boast no higher attainment than happiness." - Ann Radcliffe

"The knowledge of everything knowable is not yet wisdom" - Franz Rosenzweig

"Challenge conventional wisdom. There is almost always a better way." - Ziad K. Abdelnour

"To know thyself is the beginning of wisdom." - Socrates

"The middle path is the way to wisdom" - Rumi

"The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom." - Solomon

"A man's bewilderment is the measure of his wisdom." - Nathaniel Hawthorne

"Wisdom and knowledge is everywhere, but so is stupity." - Trudi Canavan

"The noble soul occupies itself with wisdom and friendship." - Epicurus

"Drudgery, calamity, exasperation, want, are instructors in eloquence and wisdom." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The arts are the servant; wisdom its master." - Seneca the Younger



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