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.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
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.
Wisdom comes from experience. Experience is often a result of lack of wisdom.
Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Watch your step.
The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages are perpetuated by quotations.
Good people are good because they've come to wisdom through failure.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with a cash advance.
The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.
The secret of life, though, is to fall seven times and to get up eight times.
We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future.
We get very little wisdom from success, you know.
We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it and stop there lest we be like the cat that sits down on a hot stove lid. She will never sit down on a hot stove lid again and that is well but also she will never sit down on a cold one anymore.
A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience.
We should be careful to get out of an experience only the wisdom that is in it - and stop there.
I sought my father in the world of the black musician, because it contained wisdom, experience, sadness and loneliness. I was not ever interested in the music of boys. From my youngest years, I was interested in the music of men.