There is a wisdom in this beyond the rules of physic: a man's own observation what he finds good of and what he finds hurt of is the best physic to preserve health.
Francis Bacon, Sr. quotes
To know when to be generous and when to be firm -- this is wisdom.
Elbert Hubbard quotes
Before beginning a Hunt, it is wise to ask someone what you are looking for before you begin looking for it.
Winnie the Pooh (By Milne) quotes
To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
Marilyn Vos Savant quotes
Wisdom ceases to be wisdom when it becomes too proud to weep, too grave to laugh, and too selfful to seek other than itself.
Kahlil Gibran quotes
The wisdom of the wise, and the experience of ages, may be preserved by quotations.
Isaac Disraeli quotes
Some of the best lessons we ever learn are learned from past mistakes. The error of the past is the wisdom and success of the future.
Dale E. Turner quotes
There is this difference between happiness and wisdom, that he that thinks himself the happiest man really is so; but he that thinks himself the wisest is generally the greatest fool.
Charles Caleb Colton quotes
Wisdom is meaningless until your own experience has given it meaning…and there is wisdom in the selection of wisdom.
Bergen Evans quotes
The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is a knowledge of our own ignorance.
Benjamin Franklin quotes