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Years Of Wisdom Quotes


"The wisdom of the years is confusing. Only the wisdom of eternity is edifying." - Soren Kierkegaard

"The man of wisdom is the man of years." - Edward Young

"The person of wisdom is the person of years." - Edward Young

"The scarcity of years does not necessitate lack of wisdom." - James Clavell

"Although wisdom is built on life experiences, the mere accumulation of years guarantees nothing." - Sonia Sotomayor

"To forget the elderly is to ignore the wisdom of the years." - Donald Laird

"The tree that bears no fruit deserves no name; the man of wisdom is the man of years." - Edward Young

"As one lamp serves to dispel a thousand years of darkness, so one flash of wisdom destroys ten thousand years of ignorance." - Huineng

"For six years profound silence was mistaken for profound wisdom." - Alben W Barkley

"Wisdom is not attained by years, but by ability" - Plautus

"Not by years but by disposition is wisdom acquired." - Plautus

"Wisdom is not attained by years, but by ability." - Plautus

"The wisdom of our actions in the first three years of peace will determine the course of world history for half a century." - Henry A Wallace

"The wisdom of our ancestors." - Edmund Burke

"Embrace the wisdom of uncertainty." - Deepak Chopra

"...scoffing cometh not of wisdom..." - Philip Sidney

"The wisdom of the ancients." - Francis Bacon

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

"Asking doesn't mean you lack wisdom - it's evidence of wisdom." - Andy Stanley

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

"Sometimes the subconscious mind manifests a wisdom several steps or even years ahead of the conscious mind, and has its own way of leading us toward our destiny." - Nathaniel Branden

"Happy those Who in the after-days shall live, when Time Hath spoken, and the multitude of years Taught wisdom to mankind!" - Robert Southey

"Though one should live a hundred years without wisdom and control, yet better, indeed, is a single day's life of one who is wise and meditative." - Gautama Buddha

"Happy those Who in the after-days shall live, when Time Hath spoken, and the multitude of years Taught wisdom to mankind!" - Robert Southey

"All the crap they tell you about... getting joy and having a kind of wisdom in your golden years - it's all tripe." - Woody Allen

"All political decisions are taken under great pressure, and if a treaty serves its turn for ten or twenty years, the wisdom of its framers is sufficiently confirmed." - Herbert Fisher

"Fear bespeaks of wisdom. Recognition of responsibility." - Steven Erikson

"Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences." - Norman Cousins

"There is another kind of wisdom, the wisdom of following - the wisdom of not taking the lead with your ego." - Frederick Lenz

"Disappointment is the nurse of wisdom." - Boyle Roche

"Wisdom is the essential basis of greatness." - Wallace D. Wattles

"Fear is the beginning of wisdom." - Eugenie de Guerin

"Arrogance is the obstruction of wisdom." - Bion of Smyrna

"Nine-tenths of wisdom is appreciation." - Dale Dauten

"The loneliness is the mother of wisdom." - Laurence Sterne

"Foolishness is a twin sister of wisdom." - Witold Gombrowicz

"Self-reflection is the school of wisdom." - Baltasar Gracian

"Humor is the mask of wisdom." - Friedrich Durrenmatt

"Wisdom is the use of knowledge" - Dan Millman

"Doubt is the beginning of wisdom" - Aristotle

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

"Wonder is the beginning of all wisdom." - Socrates

"Wisdom is justified of her children." - Matthew Mcconaughey

"Cunning is the dwarf of wisdom." - William Rounseville Alger

"Curiosity is the beginning of all wisdom." - Francoise Sagan

"Finding patterns is the essence of wisdom" - Dennis Prager

"Silence is the maturation of wisdom." - Maimonides

"Solitude is the best nurse of wisdom." - Laurence Sterne

"Fear itself is the vanguard of wisdom" - Pema Chodron

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

"Wisdom is tolerance of cognitive dissonance." - Robert Thurman

"Doubt is the origin of wisdom" - Rene Descartes

"I've got some words of wisdom." - Nick Cave

"Incredulity is the wisdom of the fool." - Josh Billings

"Prudence is the footprint of Wisdom." - Amos Bronson Alcott

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

"A man of wisdom delights in water." - Confucius

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

"Literature is the garden of wisdom." - James Ellis

"Wonder is the beginning of wisdom." - Socrates

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

"curiosity is the beginning of wisdom." - Francoise Sagan

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

"Wisdom is the repose of the mind." - Johann Kaspar Lavater

"[Gratitude is] the cheerfulness of wisdom." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Knowing thyself is the height of wisdom." - Socrates

"A philosopher's a lover of wisdom." - Cornel West

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

"Surprise is the beginning of wisdom." - David Gelernter

"Wisdom is the right use of knowledge." - Charles Spurgeon

"The awe of God is wisdom." - Abraham Joshua Heschel

"Loving one another is half of wisdom." - Ali Ibn Abi Talib

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

"Inborn of nature's wisdom The poet's truth." - Pindar

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

"The price of wisdom is above-rubies." - Bible

"They are the abridgments of wisdom." - Sumner Ellis

"Wisdom rises upon the ruins of folly." - Thomas Fuller

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

"Doubt is the origin of wisdom." - Rene Descartes

"Wisdom is better than weapons of war." - Bible

"The price of wisdom is eternal thought." - Frank Birch

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

"Happiness is the highest form of wisdom." - Jacqueline Carey

"Cynicism is a sorry kind of wisdom." - Barack Obama

"The wisdom of age: don't stop walking." - Mason Cooley

"Suffering follows the lack of wisdom." - Frederick Lenz

"Caution is the eldest child of wisdom" - Victor Hugo

"Mystery is the wisdom of blockheads." - Horace Walpole

"Memory is the mother of all wisdom." - Aeschylus

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

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

"It may almost be a question whether such wisdom as many of us have in our mature years has not come from the dying out of the power of temptation, rather than as the results of thought and resolution." - Anthony Trollope

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

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

"You will come to know things that can only be known with the wisdom of age and the grace of years. Most of those things will have to do with forgiveness." - Cheryl Strayed

"Children have the wisdom of God and are closer to it than many people who have spent years in this world gaining all kinds of knowledge about the nature of religion. Children have it naturally." - Harold Klemp

"The Shobogenzo is an enormous work that captures the vastness of Dogen's realization. Kaz, over many years, threaded the beads of these many fascicles into a great mala of wisdom." - Joan Halifax

"A few years ago you couldn't go from TV to film. It was like a 'no no' but I believe when you find a plan and purpose that God has for your life, there's not anything man can do to you. Especially when your faith is not really standing in the wisdom of man, you're really standing in the wisdom of God." - Derek Luke

"Conversation is the blood of baseball. It flows through the game, an invigorating system of anecdotes. Ballplayers are tale tellers who have polished their malarkey and winnowed their wisdom for years." - Thomas Boswell

"Religious traditions hold enormous value, extraordinary wisdom, breathtaking insights into the human experience, but they are limited to the degree that there has not been a new theological idea expressed by any of the major religions for thousands of years." - Neale Donald Walsch

"Without loving and caring for others, most of us stand little chance of communing with God/the Divine Wisdom, no matter how many years we may spend in silent prayer." - Bo Lozoff

"The beauty of getting older is the surprise of what else you can do to make the world a better place with the wisdom that you've accrued over those years." - Goldie Hawn

"Thirty-nine years of my life had passed before I understood that clouds were not my enemy; that they were beautiful, and that I needed them. I suppose this, for me, marked the beginning of wisdom. Life is short." - Iimani David

"It's the kind of sage wisdom coming from a guy who was 25 at the time, but already had 20 years of experience. Kurt Russell is a wonderful actor and a great guy." - Tim Matheson

"When the years bring wisdom, one learns to leave many problems to their own working out." - Myrtle Reed

"The years don't always add wisdom, but they do add perspective." - Paul Harvey

"If my wisdom could get support from officials, I think society would move forward 20 years." - Chen Guangbiao

"Honeymoons are the beginning of wisdom-but the beginning of wisdom is the end of romance." - Helen Rowland

"The hardest thing over the years has been having the courage to go against the dominant wisdom of the time, to have a view that is at variance with the present consensus and bet that view." - Michael Steinhardt

"As far as feeling freedom in my career now versus five years ago... I think if I feel any more free it's simply because of the experiences that I've had, and the wisdom I've accumulated from that time." - Mary Chapin Carpenter

"Good economic policy requires not so much the bravado to implement drastic change as the strength and wisdom to make reasonable trade-offs over the many years it takes to transform a country's standard of living." - Peter Blair Henry

"After 25-plus years as a lawyer, prosecutor, and defense attorney, I have developed a deep appreciation for both the wisdom of the law and the role that jurists play in framing the rights and responsibilities that define our society." - Eliot Spitzer

"A fool may scrawl on a slate and if no one has the wit to wipe it clean for a thousand years, the scrawl becomes the wisdom of ages." - Mark Lawrence

"Europeans ridicule Muslim culture because they don't understand the wisdom behind it. Take swine flu for instance: all the sudden you've got Europeans scared of pigs - we've been saying that for years!" - Riaad Moosa

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

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

"Conscience connects us with the wisdom of the ages and the wisdom of the heart." - Stephen Covey

"Philosophy is the love of wisdom: Christianity is the wisdom of love." - Augustus William Hare

"What we call wisdom is the result of all the wisdom of past ages." - Henry Ward Beecher

"Philosophy is the love of wisdom: Christianity is the wisdom of love." - Augustus Hare

"What is the wisdom of a book compared with the wisdom of an angel?" - Friedrich Holderlin

"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

"Wisdom comes from experience. Experience is often a result of lack of wisdom." - Terry Pratchett

"There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart." - Charles Dickens

"Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom." - Theodore Isaac Rubin

"Wisdom loves the children of men, but she prefers those who come through foolishness to wisdom." - Paul Tillich

"The source of better ideas is wisdom. The surest path to wisdom is a liberal education." - Alfred Whitney Griswold

"Wisdom is essential in a president, the appearance of wisdom will do in a candidate." - Eric Sevareid

"The reason we go to poetry is not for wisdom, but for the dismantling of wisdom" - Jacques Lacan

"Wisdom before experience is only words; wisdom after experience is of no avail." - Mark Van Doren

"Pure wisdom always directs itself towards God; the purest wisdom is knowledge of God." - Lew Wallace

"What then is the wisdom of the times called old? Is it the wisdom of gray hairs? No. It is the wisdom of the cradle." - Thomas Browne

"We, or at least I, can have no conception of human life and human thought in a hundred years or fifty years. Perhaps my greatest wisdom is the knowledge that I do not know. The sad ones are those who waste their energy in trying to hold it back, for thy can only feel bitterness in loss and no joy in gain." - John Steinbeck

"The beginning of wisdom is the beginning of supernatural power." - Paracelsus

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

"Suspicion is the beginning of wisdom, and of madness." - Mason Cooley

"The study of history is the beginning of political wisdom." - Jean Bodin

"The beginning of all wisdom is recognition of facts." - Juho Kusti Paasikivi

"The first sigh of love is the last of wisdom." - Antoine Bret

"Cheerfulness is an offshoot of goodness and of wisdom." - Christian Nestell Bovee

"Old wisdom out of the cluster of gathering shadows." - George Mackay Brown

"Of all parts of wisdom the practice is the best." - John Tillotson

"Ignorance of certain subjects is a great part of wisdom." - Hugo Grotius

"The beginning of wisdom is the knowledge of folly." - Norm Macdonald

"The beginning of wisdom is a definition of terms." - Socrates

"The exhaustion of the passions is the beginning of wisdom." - James Hilton

"The wrath of the lion is the wisdom of God." - William Blake

"Awareness of ignorance is the beginning of wisdom." - Socrates



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