Wisdom is oftentimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar.
No man was ever wise by chance.
The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
It is easier to be wise for others than for ourselves.
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.
Common sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom.
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.
Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd have preferred to talk.
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.
Turn your wounds into wisdom.
Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.
Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
We can be knowledgeable with other men's knowledge, but we cannot be wise with other men's wisdom.
I believe that all wisdom consists in caring immensely for a few right things, and not caring a straw about the rest.
When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.
We don't receive wisdom; we must discover it for ourselves after a journey that no one can take for us or spare us.
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life.
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
Men are wise in proportion, not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience.