Knowledge and wisdom, far from being one,
Have oft-times no connection. Knowledge dwells
In heads replete with thoughts of other men;
Wisdom in minds attentive to their own.
By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest.
The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.
Knowledge can be communicated, but not wisdom. One can find it, live it, be fortified by it, do wonders through it, but one cannot communicate and teach it.
The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom.
To know is not to be wise. To know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom.
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.
Each one of us has all the wisdom and knowledge we ever need right within us. It is available to us through our intuitive mind, which is our connection with universal intelligence.
The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification.
Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom.
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Wisdom is the right use of knowledge.
We can be knowledgeable with other men's knowledge, but we cannot be wise with other men's wisdom.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.
Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.
To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
In complete darkness we are all the same, it is only our knowledge and wisdom that separates us, don't let your eyes deceive you.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Data isn't information; information isn't knowledge; knowledge isn't wisdom.
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
He who knows not and knows not he knows not: he is a fool -- shun him.
He who knows not and knows he knows not: he is simple -- teach him.
Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?
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